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Glazebrook Timberland Trail

Gtr Manchester

18 km / 11 miles
The Glazebrook Timberland Trail is a linear signposted recreation route following footpaths close to the Pennington and Glaze Brooks from Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh, to the Manchester Ship Canal at Cadishead. The route passes the remnant mosslands of Chat Moss, which provide some of the rarest wildlife habitats in the country and extends through areas rich in history including Little and Great Woolden Halls, the Liverpool to Manchester railway, Hope Carr Nature Reserve and Pennington Flash Country Park.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Styised tree (Timberland logo)
Attributes: Easy
Start: SJ643990 - Pennington Flash, Leigh, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ702913 - Cadishead, Irlam, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 109
OS Landranger Active 109
OS Explorer 276
OS Explorer Active 276

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Route Profile:

14.5 km (9.0 miles)
60 m (197 ft) ascent
22 m (72 ft)  maximum height

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