The River Bollin rises in the foothills of the Pennines and flows through Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Hale, Bowdon and Dunham and as with the River Mersey eventually hits the Manchester Ship canal about 30 miles from its sources.
Places of interest in the Bollin Valley
Trafford Connections (formerly Heatley - Skelton Junction Railway)
Purchased by the council in 1986 and officially opened in 1998 this is a path available for walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. The route links to many areas of the countryside in the south of the Borough, including Dunham Massey Hall, the Bridgewater Canal and Bollin Valley Way.
Bollin Valley Way
Available for walkers, it runs for approximately 23 miles from Partington to Macclesfield, sometimes along the river and never far from it.