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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.
Nice walk from Rainow and around Lamaload Reservoir.
A gentle exploration of our delightful wooded valley with plenty of scope for varying the distance.
An energetic walk through the moorland deer park of one of Cheshire’s finest stately homes.
A hilly walk over a scenic ridge to a pretty Cheshire village and its splendid pub.
Nice walk from Brink Farm to Lyme Hall passing through small parks.
Mostly level walking, with an extension to a pretty wooded lake with fine views from the adjacent hills.
Short but full of interest, this is a perfect evening stroll to Bollington’s most famous landmark.
A rewarding walk to a local country park with superb views over the Cheshire Plain and Peak District.
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.
This walk takes in Bollington Village, Macclesfield Canal and White Nancy along Kerridge Hill.
Lovely walk through forest and moorland from Trentabank to Shutlingsloe.
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.
A route to the summit of the Cheshire Matterhorn and more!
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 Cheshire walk that explores the area around the Macclesfield Forest. The route includes Shutlingsloe, views towards Wildboarclough, the Cat & Fiddle and the Macclesfield Forest
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.
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.