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A short Peak District walk that explores the area around Three Shires Head where the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire meet. The route uses sections of old packhorse routes as well as footpaths.
A Peak District walk full of interest that visits Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire. The route is generally easy to follow and the highlights are the packhorse bridges at Three Shires Head, the quarries at Danebower and some excellent panoramas.
An accessible, easy and varied walk that crosses woods, fields and makes the most of the lovely Whitegate Way. Free parking at Whitegate station and a lovely coffee shop run by volunteers.
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.
A route to the summit of the Cheshire Matterhorn and more!
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.
A route that takes in the delights of the countryside surrounding Lyme Park
A longer walk with historic buildings en route and lovely riverside views on the return.
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 pleasant Peak District walk in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and quiet country lanes to explore the area. For many, the highlight will be Three Shires Head with its packhorse bridge and waterfalls.
An extended walk visiting many of the Sandbach Flashes (lakes formed by subsidence following salt extraction) and including sections along the Trent and Mersey Canal and River Wheelock.
A more complete exploration of Alderley Edge, with a return route via farmland.
This Peak District walk explores the quieter side of the Staffordshire Roaches visiting the rocky cleft of Lud's Church before exploring the moorland and woodland of Back Forest. The views into Cheshire are excellent. Route finding is fine provided you take care when descending from Roach End.
Two contrasting waterways lead you through pleasant Cheshire countryside.
Featuring rolling hills, wooded reservoirs and an optional climb to a viewpoint with geological and industrial interest.
Walk from Moor Lane to Mobberley Golf Course passing through Nature Reserve.
Taking in the industrial scenery of the River Weaver and its surrounding countryside.
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.
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 Cheshire walk that explores the area around the Macclesfield Forest. The route includes Shutlingsloe, views towards Wildboarclough, the Cat & Fiddle and the Macclesfield Forest
An easy stroll visiting a historic house and the site of a former watermill.
A mixture of woodland and farmland walking, with good views and a visit to a pleasant Cheshire village (no pub). Some modest climbs and occasional rocky ground. Mud after rain.
This walk takes in Bollington Village, Macclesfield Canal and White Nancy along Kerridge Hill.
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.
A field walk to a popular local craft centre, returning via the valley of the River Weaver.
Warning : The bridge at waypoint 4 is closed. It isn't scheduled to be reopened until 2023. For now we suggest this walk as a return and not as a loop until an alternative is found.
Historic buildings and low-lying meadows around The Goshawk.
A simple and pleasant stroll beside the River Weaver, returning along the Trent & Mersey Canal.
Great and flat walk from Smith Lane to Booths Mere.
Great walk from Castle Mill Lane to Kell House Farm.
Field paths and canalside walking with views of Beeston Castle. May be muddy in places after rain. Multiple stiles.
Five minutes’ drive to a fascinating village, with a mossland nature reserve and gentle canal scenery.
Circular walk from Woodford Church passing by woods and fields.
Field paths over rolling Cheshire farmland, passing an attractive millpond and historic houses.
Great walk through the picturesque village of Over Peover starting and ending from The Dog.
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.
A straightforward there-and-back walk to a local lake, heathland and woodland country park.
Explore our intimate local valley around Holmes Chapel.
A farmland stroll to a historic house through Wybunbury.
Stroll round a National Nature Reserve, featuring a rare bog habitat known as a schwingmoor.
A historic town centre, pretty stream valleys and an easy canalside return.
An easy stroll that packs a lot into its short distance.
Varied walking through rolling countryside with a scenic stretch along the Weaver Navigation.
A walk along field paths to a neighbouring village, with views over the Weaver valley.
A pleasant stroll around the village including a riverside section within a Community Woodland.
An interesting walk that visits several of the Sandbach Flashes, a series of intriguing lakes formed by subsidence after salt extraction.
A short farmland walk offering good views over the village, and a brief but pleasant stretch alongside the River Wheelock, frequented by Kingfishers.
Wet grass and muddy sections, and after prolonged rain some of the low-lying meadows may be impassably flooded.
A few paths may be under crops, or muddy after rain. Includes some road walking
Stroll through watermeadows and along a hollow way to a ridge-top village, returning via Watling Street
Field and golf-course walking to a pretty village. May be muddy in places; several stiles.
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Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough
Mottram St. Andrew
Whitegate and Marton