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This is a lovely walk up a gentle incline to Styperson Pool and above to Long Lane. There are good views towards Alderley Edge and Bollington.
This walk takes in Bollington Village, Macclesfield Canal and White Nancy along Kerridge Hill.
A rewarding walk to a local country park with superb views over the Cheshire Plain and Peak District.
Short but full of interest, this is a perfect evening stroll to Bollington’s most famous landmark.
Mostly level walking, with an extension to a pretty wooded lake with fine views from the adjacent hills.
This delightful walk beginning in the pretty village of Prestbury.
The Cheshire sector of the Peak District National Park is often seen as uninteresting and this route goes some way to dispel this myth. The route does have a couple of lengthy steep ascents towards the end but effort is rewarded with excellent and varied landscapes. Conditions underfoot can be very wet after heavy rain so appropriate footwear is essential.
A route that takes in the delights of the countryside surrounding Lyme Park
Circular walk from Woodford Church passing by woods and fields.
This circular walk crosses greenbelt land at Handforth Dean which may soon be built on. This is a great shame as this area is pretty unspoiled.
Lyme Park in Cheshire is popular with visitors yet this walk explores quiet paths and tracks to the south of the Country Park. Navigation is generally easy and the reward for your efforts are some fine views.
This Peak District walk starts from Lyme Park and explores the moors lying to the south of this grand stately home. There is a short section of road walking along a quiet country lane.
This Cheshire walk explores Lyme Park and the lanes around Disley. Most of the route is within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park.
Lovely walk from Ladybrook Valley to Lockgate Farm along Macclesfield Canal.
A very pleasant walk at any time of the year, but particularly good in spring when the bluebells are out. This walk is a little steep up towards Clock House Woods. There are lovely views all along the route, beautiful woodlands and a small Lake as you enter the grounds of Hare Hill. Hare Hill has a colorful display of Rhododendrons in Spring and the walled gardens are well worth a visit. Hare Hill is a National Trust Property.
Nice walk from Brink Farm to Lyme Hall passing through small parks.
Nice walk from Rainow and around Lamaload Reservoir.
Sample both the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals, returning via Disley Golf Course.
Lyme Park is administered by the National Trust. The grounds are free to enter on foot, but a fee must be paid to enter the house.
A surprisingly varied route visiting a former industrial site now converted to a popular nature reserve, and sampling both the Macclesfield Canal and Middlewood Way.
The Gritstone Trail runs for 56 km through the Cheshire countryside, west of the Peak District, from Disley to Kidsgrove. This second stage picks up the trail at Langley, having left Macclesfield and taken the towpath along the Macclesfield Canal to Sutton Hall. From Langley, the route weaves its way over Croker Hill and Wincle Minn, joins the Dale Valley Way and climbs up to The Cloud (343m) before coming off the trail to Congleton.
Great walk from Alderley Edge to Bradbury Lane and through The Wizard.
This walk starts from Wilmslow Park and follow River Bollin to Handforth.
Lovely flat walk from Heyes Lane to Prestbury Road.
A route around the hills surrounding Lyme Park and finishing with a delightful section of Ladybrook valley to Bramhall. The regular (twice hourly) between the train stations makes this a viable point-to-point walk.
A three day trail starting at Disley and finishing at Kidsgrove. The route is split to enable either a stopover or return journey from Macclesfield and Congleton. Transport is by rail, starting at Disley Station (possible use of Macclesfield Station and Congleton Station) and terminating at Kidsgrove Station.
The Gritstone Trail runs for 56 km through the Cheshire countryside, west of the Peak District, from Disley to Kidsgrove. This first stage starts at Disley Station, goes through Lime Park and up to the Bow Stones, over Sponds Hill (410m), past Bollington and on to the Saddle of Kerridge (over White Nancy), Tegg's Nose and down to Langley. At this point, this route leaves the trail to drop down to Macclesfield past The Hollins.
This is a nice short walk offering wonderful views. The seasonal colour changes of the countryside make this Cheshire walk worth repeating during the year. The route starts from Disley and climbs onto Black Rocks offering some great views.
Lovely parts of the walk are with swathes of Bluebells along the steep banks down to the River Bollin in Spring.
This Cheshire walk starts from Disley and explores Lyme Park including Cage Hill. The route keeps to low level paths so is ideal for those cloudy days when the bigger hills are covered in mist.
A more complete exploration of Alderley Edge, with a return route via farmland.
A fine church, a historic watermill, and some lesser-known paths on Alderley Edge.
This walk takes you to some of the highlights of Alderley Edge.
Nice walk around Wilmslow and across the River Bollin.
The Cheshire sector of the Peak District offers a great variety of walking and this route is no exception. The route includes a section of ridge walking with a lower level return through quiet countryside to complete the walk.
This walk visits the highest point in Cheshire, Shining Tor, and continues to Windgather Rocks, which are popular with climbers. Starting from Lamaload, this route offers varied content and some great views in the high moors of Cheshire and parts of Staffordshire.
There are a few farms along the route, farm animals to see and a surprising number of wildflowers.
Beautiful walk from Fulshaw Cross to Alderley Golf Course.
An easy and surprisingly green urban and parkland walk from the front door – suitable for pushchairs
This interesting walk through Pownall Park takes in Carnival Fields and St. Olaf's Chapel which was built by the Boddington Family. Sadly, it is now just a ruin. Some of this route follows public footpaths through the Pownall Park area which are now are pretty much back alleys through the area.
This short walk begins at Yew Tree Farm at the end of Bolshaw Road. Follow the path through Styal Golf Course and cross the railway bridge towards Beech Farm.
Great circular walk from Nether Alderley to Hocker Lane.
A level walk full of interest, visiting a historic chapel, a holy well and a stretch of the River Goyt.
Along the Goyt to a historic half-timbered farmhouse, returning via the Peak Forest Canal and Chadkirk.
A rewarding walk along varied waterways, featuring historic buildings and striking canal architecture.
A linear walk onto the Kinder Scout plateau using the train for the return.
This Cheshire Walk was produced to assist fundraising for the Rossendale Trust. The route covers a section of the Gritstone Way and other scenic parts of Cheshire. Some of the route lies within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park.
Visit the intriguing ridge-top church of St Thomas the Apostle, and explore the stream-side village of Mellor.
Varied walking in the Goyt valley, plus a visit to Mellor Cross, with views to Kinder Scout and the Cheshire Plain.
Featuring a peaceful stretch of the Peak Forest Canal and the historic ‘Roman Bridge’ over the River Goyt.
This Cheshire walk lies within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park and provides a pleasant excursion into this surprisingly beautiful part of Britain. The walk includes the viewpoint of Tegg's Nose and the trio of reservoirs in the valley.
A route to the summit of the Cheshire Matterhorn and more!
This rewarding dérive reveals the B side of our heritage and culture, an antidote to the country walk, and one which for many folk is right on their doorstep. It explores the unique post-occupancy landscape of a Northern town where the rot has set in, viewing iconic heritage sights from the relative safety of the pavement.
A short walk in the Cheshire sector of the Peak District National Park. Shutlingsloe is known as the Cheshire Matterhorn and offers some excellent views.
From Ridgegate to Tegg's Nose, this walk passes through small hills and forests.
A Cheshire walk that explores the area around the Macclesfield Forest. The route includes Shutlingsloe, views towards Wildboarclough, the Cat & Fiddle and the Macclesfield Forest
Lovely walk through forest and moorland from Trentabank to Shutlingsloe.
Five minutes’ drive to a fascinating village, with a mossland nature reserve and gentle canal scenery.
This circular walk offers some great views around Rossen Clough.
After a pleasant ramble along a stream, the effort of climbing to the TV mast is rewarded by a scenic ridge walk.
Featuring rolling hills, wooded reservoirs and an optional climb to a viewpoint with geological and industrial interest.
A fairly easy stroll up the hill behind the pub, offering good views to Tegg’s Nose and Sutton Common.
An invigorating climb to a notable summit with glorious forest and moorland views (no dogs).
A streamside and farmland stroll with fine views to Sutton Common.
A walk through sheep pastures with wide views and sturdy stone-built hill farms.
In spring there are delightful patches of bluebells along some paths.
Walk beside beautiful lakes, with thatched cottages and a fine country house.
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