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Area: Cheshire

Site includes 'a short history of the Society, brief descriptions of walks to try, a list of guidebooks and maps for local walks and some links to other related web-sites'.


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Category Cheshire East

'Enjoy the 40 miles of walks in this booklet, getting lost only in your thoughts.'


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Category Warrington

'Astbury Mere Country Park occupies the site of a former sand quarry. The site encompasses 14ha of open space, just ten minutes walk from the town centre, with paths linking into the local ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The walks have now been published as a leaflet which is available free from Williams Newsagent and Audlem Mill Canal Shop.'


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Category Cheshire East

'The original route was devised by members of the Mid Cheshire Footpaths Society and commemorates the life and work of Jack Baker, onetime footpaths officer for Cheshire County Council. Th ...
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The Bishop Bennet Way 'is named after William Bennet (4 March 1745 - 1820), Bishop of Cork and Ross (1790–1794) and subsequently Bishop of Cloyne (1794–1820), who carried ...
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'A week of fabulous walks exploring the scenery, heritage and wildlife of Cheshire's Peak District, some challenging, others a stroll in the park! Enjoy locally produced food and ales, lively pubs ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The ancient woodland called Checkley Wood can be viewed across the fields during the walk ... It is thought to be at least 400 years old. The walk passes Checkley Hall a grade II listed building. ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The Bridgewater Way is being promoted by the Bridgewater Canal Trust, a partnership which comprises 8 local authorities and The Manchester Ship Canal Company (part of the Peel Holdings Gr ...
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Category Halton

'These webpages are designed to give you an overview of the many sites you can visit, and the events and activities we have scheduled for the year ahead across Cheshire East.'


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Category Cheshire East

'The Forum meets four times per year, alternating between Crewe and Macclesfield, and its meetings are open to the public.'


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Category Cheshire East

'We offer a variety of events throughout the year and our main activities include weekend walks in Cheshire, Shropshire, North Wales and the Wirral as well as weekly summer evening walks, monthly s ...
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'Fairly flat and traffic-free, the route has directly linked railway stations at either end (Shotton; Chester) providing the option to cycle/walk one way and return by train.'

 


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'We risked doing this in March, wanting to get out walking early. Although forecasts were generally not optimistic, we were lucky and it only rained lightly, once. In terms of the route, we chose w ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The Dane Valley is one of the hidden gems of the Congleton area. The River has cut a course though the soft sand and gravels of the Cheshire Plain to create a scenic wooded valley. This is rich da ...
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Category Cheshire East

Delamere Forest 'includes 972 hectares (2,400 acres) of mixed deciduous and evergreen woodland, making it the largest area of woodland in Cheshire'.


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'The Parish of Disley covers an area of about 9 square kilometres (3.5 sq. miles) with a boundary of some 15 kilometres (9.5 miles) in length and altitudes ranging from 107 metre (351 ft.) ...
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Category Cheshire East

'Within very easy reach of the towns of East Cheshire there is superb walking country with the opportunity for a variety of different types of walk. The area between Stockport, Macclesfield and Bux ...
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Category Cheshire East

'Who is the Frodsham Festival of Walks aimed at?  Everybody!  Whether you fancy a ramble up hills and across fields, a stroll along flat paths or just a bit of fun in the fresh air, there’ ...
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'Some examples of the Group's work are the smart oak finger-posts around the village and the Millennium Project to improve the path from MIll Lane to Swanwick Hall Farm. The Group has produced a co ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 1000 feet/304 metres – a surprise for those who thought the Cheshire Plain was the county’s only landscape feature! These are w ...
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Category Cheshire East

[1] Belle Vue path - - - : [2] Dingle path - - - : [3] Hollows path - - - : ...
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'A selection of walk maps/leaflets are available: [1] 6 Green Flag walks - - - : [2] 6 Green Space Walks - - - : [3] 6 Urban walks - - - :  [4] 6 Active Travel Walks ...
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Category Halton

'Where do we walk? [1] Saturday: Anywhere in North and Mid-Wales, Peak District, Shropshire and the Long Mynd and as far North as the Trough of Bowland - - - : [2] Thursday: Anywhere withi ...
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[1] Thornwood (5.5 m) - - - : [2] Marshalls Arm (2.5 m) - - - : [3] Weaver Valley (7.5 m) - - - : [4] Vale Royal Abbey (7.5 m) - - - : [5] Anderton (7.2 m)


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'The circular walks start and finish at the stations of Plumley, Knutsford, Mobberley, Ashley and Chelford.'


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Category Cheshire East

'Elsewhere, the rural Llangollen Canal is also popular with walkers, particularly at beauty spots such as Horseshoe Falls and Blake Mere. Following the canal to the Llangollen end will tak ...
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One of a set of medium / long distance footpaths 'created by The Mid-Cheshire Footpath Society and for which guide leaflets have been produced. It is named after Frank Longster, who lived ...
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'The forest includes some broad leaved trees but is largely made up of pine trees. Until recently the forest was managed with a continuous cover policy by United Utilities but of late larg ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The town's rugged charm springs from its historic character as a centre of silk weaving and design, of non-conformism, of independence – against an ever-present backdrop of the beautiful Peak Dist ...
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Category Cheshire East

'Our story starts back in the early 1990s, when 12 areas of England were chosen to be the focus of long-term tree planting programmes to improve the local environment for the benefit of people, wil ...
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Category Cheshire

'To the south of the River Mersey the land rises from sea level to the Cheshire plain 50-70m higher. Erosion has produced an edge, with several steep hillsides and outcrops of the underlying red sa ...
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Category Halton

The Mid Cheshire Line 'links the cities of Manchester and Chester running through the scenic Mid Cheshire countryside. There are 16 stations along the line including Stockport, Navigation ...
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Category Cheshire

'The Society organises regular walks in Cheshire covering the footpaths in our area ... '


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Category Cheshire

'Moore Nature Reserve is also a great place to take a walk in the countryside. Our paths, benches and bird hides make exploring the site enjoyable for everybody.'


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Category Warrington

'Nelson Pit Visitor Centre is open 364 days of the year (closed Christmas Day) from 10.00am till 4.00pm. Car park open all year round ... The centre provides information and toilet facilit ...
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Category Cheshire East

The Ness Tree Trail 'should take about two hours to walk, and is approximately one mile in length. On the way, there are places to stop and learn a little about the many wonderful trees fo ...
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[1] South and East of Willaston : - - : [2] North of Willaston : - - : [3] West of Willaston : - - : [4] Around Burton : - - : [5] Little Neston and the Dee : - - : [6] Ness Village : - - : [7] Wir ...
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The Walk 'offers something for every kind of walker from serious hikers to families out for an easy stroll near their doorstep. The route has been designed to run close to the major urban areas of ...
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'The rich variety of habitats to be found within the Northwich Woodlands is home to many forms of wildlife. Over 2100 different animals and plants have been recorded by visiting naturalist ...
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'The Peak Forest Canal boasts two Scheduled Ancient Monuments in its 15-mile length – the grand, three-arch Marple Aqueduct and the historic Bugsworth Basin. Bugsworth Ba ...
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Category Cheshire East

Includes three Local Groups: [1] Halton Group - - -  [2] Vale Royal & Knutsford Group - - - : [3] Warrington Group - with a detailed combined Walks Programme accessible: 'Walks listed are inten ...
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Category Cheshire

'Rugged sandstone outcrops, lofty trees and panoramic views both east and west across a patchwork landscape, combine to create an invigorating walk.'


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The Risley Moss Action Group (RIMAG) helps run events, raise funds for projects and survey wildlife. The group is always looking for new enthusiastic members ... '


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Category Warrington

'Offers superb, unbroken, and often elevated walking across the still largely green and pleasant English county of Cheshire — from the ancient market town of Frodsham on the broad Mersey estuary, i ...
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'The towpath is extremely well maintained and walkers have the choice of a southerly walk towards Coxbank and Market Drayton which passes the majority of the locks. The walk is particularly attract ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The Cheshire Locks, the long flight of locks which drops the canal down from Stoke-on-Trent to the Cheshire Plain, have been mischievously renamed "Heartbreak Hill" by generations of leis ...
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Category Halton

'We are a group of people in Staffordshire and Cheshire who are committed to establishing the Two Saints Way as an exciting revived pilgrimage route. We are aiming to set it up with both a ...
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'A Walking Day is a type of church parade. Walking days are most common in the North West region of England, where they are an annual event for many towns and villages. In some rur ...
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Category Warrington

We can offer you: Weekend walks on alternate Saturdays & Sundays which are typically 11 - 14 miles; Wednesday day walks which are typically 7 - 8 miles; Wednesday evening walks (April - August) ...
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Category Warrington

'Watch for wildlife along the way, from mad March hares to Canada Geese. Or delight at the bright blue and orange King Fishers which launch themselves upon unsuspecting fish from high overhanging t ...
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Category Cheshire East

'A triumph in industrial land reclamation and rejuvenation, it covers 23 hectares, which today, as well as being a popular bird watching environment, supports a rich variety of native wildflowers, ...
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Category Halton

'The walks are divided into short walks (up to 4.5 miles) and longer walks over 4.5 miles. Each walk page has a slide show of photographs taken along or near the route and a video flyover of each w ...
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Category Cheshire East

'A network of woodland paths link local homes to schools. shops, community centres and parks, offering fantastic opportunities for many lovely walks of various lengths.'


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Category Halton

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