River Goyt Geowalk

Last Update 20 Oct 2017 · Posted 20 Oct 2017 · Pamela Pearson

How the geology of the Goyt Valley shaped Samuel Oldknow’s industrial revolution in Marple & Mellor


Saturday 4th November, 11am until 1pm

How was the Goyt Valley in Mellor and Marple formed? Join a local geologist for this two-hour moderate walk and spot clues which tell the story of the Ice Age here. Deepen your understanding of how the Industrial Revolution shaped this ancient landscape. You’ll never look at your surroundings in the same way again!

This free guided walk is suitable for people with good mobility. It is a moderate walk of 3km (2 miles) fairly flat, on moderate paths. Please wear sturdy shoes, and sensible clothes for the weather.

Please meet at the Roman Lakes car park SK6 7HB. Details on how to get there are here.

Book a free ticket here. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


Take a look! Just a small list of all the things achieved other the 4 years.

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Take the Tour

Plug in your earphones, put your phone away and listen as Samuel Oldknow takes you on a tour of his finest work. All triggered via the magic of bluetooth and beacons.

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