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Never far from the town centre, but with parkland and rural interludes.
Town and country walking with a long stretch alongside a canal feeder in the quiet Churnet valley.
Lakeside walking and superb views.
This North Staffordshire walk starts from Tittesworth Reservoir and climbs onto the Roaches, a popular rocky escarpment in the Peak District National Park. The return includes the summit of Hen Cloud before crossing typical Staffordshire countryside.
The Roaches are a dominant feature of the North Staffordshire landscape and this walk provides a perfect introduction to this rugged area. An integral part of the Peak District National Park, this gritstone edge has superb views over the surrounding area.
The Roaches are a popular place to walk offering dramatic views in this part of North Staffordshire. This walk includes Lud's Church a deep chasm that has some interesting historical connections.
This is a beautiful walk along The Roaches providing beautiful views from both sides of the ridge.
This North Staffordshire linear walk starts in the village of Rushton Spencer near Leek and follows the Staffordshire Way to the summit of the Cloud. This local landmark offers some wonderful views across north Cheshire and north Staffordshire.
An exploration of northern Staffordshire that is rarely walked.
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.
A Staffordshire walk that explores the valleys and high ground to the west of the Roaches.
A Peak District walk that includes counties - Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and minor roads and also includes a section of the Dane Valley Way.
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.
Nice walk passing by The Cloud, Rushton Bank and Bridestones.
The Gritstone Trail runs for 56 km through the Cheshire countryside, west of the Peak District, from Disley to Kidsgrove. This third stage picks up the trail at The Cloud, having left Congleton in a circular route using the Dales Valley Way and the towpath along the Macclesfield Canal to the aqueduct over the River Dale. The route passes Timbersbrook, Nick i' th' Hill, Cheshire's Close, Mow Cop and rejoins the Macclesfield Canal before following the Trent & Mersey Canal into Kidsgrove.
This Peak District walk explores the upper section of the Dove valley and sees few walkers.
This route starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout.
A Peak District walk that explores the uppear reaches of the Dove and Manifold Valleys. The route is generally easy to navigate and uses a series of paths and tracks across the Limestone country. Refreshments are available at the start and at Hartington.
A walk through sheep pastures with wide views and sturdy stone-built hill farms.
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 fairly easy stroll up the hill behind the pub, offering good views to Tegg’s Nose and Sutton Common.
Featuring rolling hills, wooded reservoirs and an optional climb to a viewpoint with geological and industrial interest.
After a pleasant ramble along a stream, the effort of climbing to the TV mast is rewarded by a scenic ridge walk.
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.
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.
This circular walk offers some great views around Rossen Clough.
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.
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!
From Ridgegate to Tegg's Nose, this walk passes through small hills and forests.
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.
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.
Shining Tor is the highest point in Cheshire and the first objective of this Peak District walk. Crossing the border into Staffordshire the walk continues across Axe Edge Moor offering excellent views. The walk uses high moorland paths for most of the way and is best saved for a clear day.
Five minutes’ drive to a fascinating village, with a mossland nature reserve and gentle canal scenery.
A series of villages in spectacular limestone country, with an exciting riverside stretch.
A one-way stroll through a series of hamlets to the historic spa town of Buxton.
Impressive limestone cliffs and caves, a pretty village and a cosy local pub.