A very Happy Valley - Arm day on the 5th May 💪

Helping to maintain the beautiful Happy Valley


Location
1 Valley Rd,
Bramhall
Stockport
SK7 2NH
Date and time
16:30 - 18:00
Wednesday, 5th of May 2021


Happy Valley is an ancient wooded river valley with grassy flood plains. It is a hidden natural oasis where you can have a peaceful walk and enjoy the natural heritage.

The volunteer group that cares for the nature reserve (the Friends of Ladybrook Valley) believes that the name originates from the late 1800s to early 1900s. In this period, many valleys, up and down the country, were named “Happy”. Like most of the other happy valleys, this valley was where people enjoyed happy picnics, away from their jobs in the mills or the local hall.

Over lockdown, Happy Valley has been a haven for peaceful walks in Bramhall. However, it is such a vast space to maintain that the lockdown regulations have meant that there is some work to get stuck into to make it more accessible to all.

Alongside Norm and the Friends of Ladybrook Valley, our task is to prune, cut back and chop down shrubbery which is causing blockages to the pathways, to enable walkers to use the space safely.

Save your arm day workout for the 5th May! 💪

Link to Happy Valley Nature Reserve: https://gmwalking.co.uk/walking-routes/happy-valley-local-nature-reserve/

Meeting point is Womanscroft-Valley Rd entrance : The main access point (the Womanscroft entrance) is at bottom of Valley Road, off Bridge Lane (the A5143) east of Bramhall Park roundabout. Some v.limited parking. Bring your own gloves.



Who's going

  • Cosmina
  • Jim Herron
  • Sian Dobson Hughes

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Location
1 Valley Rd,
Bramhall
Stockport
SK7 2NH
Date and time
16:30 - 18:00
Wednesday, 5th of May 2021


Sign up by 10:00am on Wednesday 5th May so we can let Sian know who to expect.

Walkable

As you will make your own way to the task, feel free to walk or run as you wish.

Ideal for beginners

1 Valley Rd,
Bramhall
Stockport
SK7 2NH

Bring your own gloves

Womanscroft-Valley Rd entrance : The main access point (the Womanscroft entrance) is at bottom of Valley Road, off Bridge Lane (the A5143) east of Bramhall Park roundabout. Some v.limited parking.


Sian Dobson Hughes
Led by Sian Dobson Hughes

Area Activator for Stockport. A born and bred Manc and a lover of all things running. From marathons to trails, triathlons to tracks.


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