Places near Ashley

Please find below the facilities that are close to Ashley


Sugar Brook Farm offers pond dipping, lambing in Spring, bird and wildlife spotting, various nature courses and fruit picking and pressing in the Autumn (subject to a nominal contribution). 

Walks from Ashley Camp Site

Resources Packs are available at Ashley for walking routes from the Camp Site, ranging from 1.4miles/50 minutes to 4.8miles/2 hours, so something suitable for all sections.

Ideal for including in your weekend programme or as an evening activity. All these walks are in Easy/Lowland country so you do not need a GGUK walking qualification to take girls on them.

As well as Route Cards (walking instructions and maps), the Resource Packs include Briefing Notes For Guiders with safety and equipment advice.

Water sports

Swimming* Altrincham Leisure Centre (nr railway station)0161 9282217
Water Sports(canoeing, windsurfing, nature trails and orienteering)
* Sale Water Park, nearest station Dane Road, (approx 1 mile)
0161 9620355

Places to Visit (with approximate distances)

Place to visit
Sugar Brook Farm
Tatton Hall and Park, Old Hall, Adventure Playground
Knutsford (Town Trail available)
Styal Mill and Woods
Manchester Airport (tours can be arranged Tel: 0161 499 0303)
Dunham Hall and Park
Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope
1 mile
4 miles
5 miles
5 miles
5 miles
6 miles
12 miles

*Can be reached by train from Ashley Station (1.5 miles) or Mobberley Station (1.5 miles) hourly service.
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