Wednesday, 10th March 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Walk round parkland and the edge of Knustford. Sights en route were Red and Fallow Deer, lakes and an Airforce Memorial.
Start Point:  Tatton Street CP, Knutsford Grid Reference: SJ 751 789
Distance: 6.25 miles Ascent: 200 feet
Time: 4.5 hours    
Weather: Good. Sun and cloud, windy.
Comments: 16 members enjoyed a pleasant walk through lovely parkland, watching deer & wildfowl on the lake. The coffee stop was taken at the visitor centre. The park was used as a training centre for parachutists in WW II.

Scroll down to see photos of the walk

Judith, ready for the start

 

Welcome . . .

 

to Tatton Park

 

Look, no mud!

 

Group passing the Park gardens

 

Tatton Park Mansion

 

Monument to WW2 paratroopers

 

Dedication plaque

 

Deer herds . . .

 

and a small group

 

Lunch by a lake . . .

 

with some local inhabitants

 

Right on the flight path . . .

 

over the lake

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