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Glazebrook Timberland Trail

18 km / 11 miles

Gtr Manchester
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
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Styised tree (Timberland logo)
Easy; River; Heritage
SJ643990 - Pennington Flash, Leigh, Gtr Manchester
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SJ702913 - Cadishead, Irlam, Gtr Manchester
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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14.5 Km (9.0 miles)
60 m (197 ft) ascent
22 m (72 ft)  maximum height