Can you walk around Trentabank Reservoir?
Great trail for a moderate walk. The path takes you down to the reservoirs, past farms with sheep and cattle, through pine tree woods mysterious and dark, as well as broad-leaved forests full of shrubbery and rugged old trees in Macclesfield forest. Undulating terrain and visually stimulating surroundings.
Is MACC forest open?
Open all day, every day. Pay and display at Tentrabank car park. Buses between Macclesfield train station and Langley but no transport from Langley to Macclesfiend Forest.
Who owns Macclesfield forest?
Macclesfield Forest is owned by United Utilities. Most of the woodland is designated a Site of Biological Importance, while part of the area including Trentabank Reservoir is a nature reserve managed by the Cheshire Wildlife Trust; the reserve contains a large heronry. Other wildlife includes a small herd of Red Deer.
What animals are in Macclesfield forest?
The forest is home to a small herd of red deer, while the reservoirs contain a wide variety of wildfowl. Woodpeckers, nuthatches, tree creepers, flycatcherd, woodcock and buzzards can all be sighted.
Can you swim in Sutton reservoir Macclesfield?
A Cheshire police spokesman said: “The dangers of swimming in reservoirs are there could be deep currents from machinery underneath, dangerous obstacles you can’t see and it can be deep and deceptive. ”The signs are there for a reason and that’s simply it’s not safe to swim here.
Who owns Sutton reservoir?
Our angling group has owned the fishing rights to Sutton Reservoir (one of the main water feeders for the Macclesfield Canal) for over 50 years and have always been keen to look after the area as best we can.
Can you swim in ridgegate reservoir?
Why is it called Teggs nose?
Why “Tegg’s Nose”? Early maps show the area as Tegge’s Naze. This may have come from Tegge, an early Norse Settler and ‘nose’ meaning a promontory or it may be that the hill originally looked like a sheep or ‘teg’.