TRENTHAM GARDENS-NORBURY JUNCTION ROUND TRIP. APPROX 45 MILES
1)Trentham Gardens OS grid sj869 408.
2)Park on T G car park head straight across round about onto longton rd for approx half mile turn right onto Barleston old road through barleston until the a 34 OS Grid SJ 888 352.
3)follow a34 for 1 mile turn right at Darleston inn follow road through Yarnfield turn right at T junction to Cold Meece OS Grid SJ 859 323.
4)Left at T junction for 3 miles to a515 turn left to Eccleshall stop for tea lovely village. follow high street take the first turn left passed the church.OS Grid SJ 825 291.
5)Continue straight on at Elford Heath follow this road through Garmelow to High Offley at church turn right church is worth a visit take next left OS Grid SJ 781 262.(out of high offely there is a pub on the canal does fantastic beer and butties step back in time)
6)Follow road to the T junction turn left then second left at the road fork passed loynton hall at the T junction turn right to the A519 OS Grid SJ780 238.
7)Straight on to T junction left in about 1 mile left again pub on the right or over bridge for cafe both are good cafe closed in winter OS Grid SJ 793 228.
8)Leaving Norbury junction follow road left as you come out of pub or cafe then pass under the canal (I use the tunnel its dryer). At the end of the tunnel turn left for about 3 miles. to OS Grid SJ 816 207.
9)Turn right here to A518 at A 518 Turn left through Gnossal Heath approx 1 mile take a left turn but keeping right at Grid SJ 829 206 you will see what I mean.
10) Straight on at the cross roads as the road forks bear left then turn right follow the road to Ranton hall turn right to Ranton at T junction turn left. OS Grid SJ 853 244.
11)Follow road to B5404 straight on to Ellanhall at T junction bear right follow road to A5013 go straight on to the B5026 turn right follow to small round about bear left for approx 2 miles turn right OS Grid SJ 859 323.(you could do a detour at Norton bridge to Izaak Walton's cottage free entry worth a look).
12) reverse from (3)