Annual walk & Brewery visit

IBD Great Northern Section Annual Walk & Brewery Visit

SATURDAY, 10 June & SUNDAY, 11 June 2023

By the Great Northern Section

SATURDAY, 10 June (Walk: 10:00 - 16:00. Brewery visit: 18:00)


SUNDAY, 11 June 2023 (Walk: 10:00 - 12:00)

Saturday walk: Meet at Congleton train station
Saturday evening: Beartown Brewery, Spindle Street, Congleton CW12 1QN

Sunday walk: Astbury Mere Country Park Sandy Lane Congleton CW12 4FP

Join the IBD Great Northern Section in this social gathering to promote member networking and fellowship.

Enjoy a summer walk along Macclesfield Canal and the beautiful local countryside.The event is open to members, guests, partners, family, and friends, and is not a high-level walking weekend.

Come along for one or both days, make a weekend of it with a Saturday evening Brewery visit. Sunday will be a relatively easy walk. We recommend suitable outdoor footwear and clothing for conditions on the day of the walk. 

Saturday 10th June - Walk

  • Meet 09.45 for a prompt 10.00 start at Congleton Train station, Park Lane Congleton CW12 3DE (car park fee £3 all day)
  • Bring a packed lunch
  • The walk is a circular 9 mile route which follows part of the Macclesfield Canal before heading onto the Bosley Cloud.

Saturday 10th June - Brewery Visit

  • Meet at Beartown Brewery, Spindle Street, Congleton CW12 1QN at 18.00 for a Brewery Tour.
  • Following the tour, we will stay at this venue.

Sunday 11th June

  • Meet 09.45 for a prompt 10.00 start at Ashbury Mere Country Park, Sandy Lane, Congleton CW12 4FP.
  • The walk is a circular 4 mile route which takes in the Mere, part of Macclesfield Canal, and local countryside.


Why You Should Attend:

  • Be part of a social occasion
  • Meet fellow people in the brewing industry
  • Enjoy the nature in Congleton 

For more information, contact walk leader Margaret Holland  

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Booking deadline: FRIDAY, 9 June 2023