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Cloud 7 Circuit

53 km / 33 miles

Cheshire, Staffordshire
An anytime challenge walk named after the seven Cloud hills, this strenuous route with 5400ft of ascent covers the area between Leek, Buxton, Macclesfield and Congleton. There are shorter route options of 28 and 20 miles.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SJ935625 - Rushton Spencer, Staffordshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF
Cloud 7 Circuit (Derek Nash - Feb 08)
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Schematic Map - PDF
Cloud 7 Circuit (Derek Nash - 2008)
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Cloud 7 Circuit (Derek Nash)
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Troutsdale Farm  (bookable online)
3 Km
10 Km
Three Horseshoes Inn & Spa  (bookable online)
2 Km
10 Km
Walkers are Welcome
4 Km
33 Km
Kerridge End Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
2 Km
33 Km
Acorn Cottages  (bookable online)
1 Km
48 Km

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Route Profile:

53.9 Km (33.5 miles)
1,798 m (5,899 ft) ascent
555 m (1,821 ft)  maximum height