Walking Routes in Cheshire

The Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail is a 54km long trail from Frodsham in Cheshire to Whitchurch in Shropshire. Established in 1974, the Sandstone Trail was been extended in the 90s to include Frodsham and Witchurch, rather than starting and ending in more remote locations that were difficult to get to by public transport. The trail follows Cheshire’s …

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Shining Tor from Errwood Reservoir

Shining Tor is the highest point in Cheshire at 559m, and lies on the border with Derbyshire with extensive views as far as North Wales and The Wrekin. This walk starts off from Errwood Reservoir between Buxton and Macclesfield, and you’re practically half way up before you start. Can easily be extended over to Cat’s …

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Shutlingsloe Walk

This mini-mountain is the third highest point in Cheshire and provides an excellent viewpoint. This ascent of Shutlingsloe starts from the east, extending the route around via Macclesfield Forest, before descending down to Wildboarclough. If short of time, you could easily ascend directly from the village for a shorter excursion. Click here to view the …

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The Wirral Way Cycletrack

The Wirral Way is a converted railway line that allows you to cycle or walk from Hooton near Ellesmere Port to West Kirby on the Wirrall Peninsula. As it starts and ends at a railway station, you can catch a train back to the start (you will need to check locally if they allow bikes) …

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Old Pale Cycle Track

An easy mountain bike ride in the Delamere Forest in Cheshire. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a full pack.

Gritstone Trail Central – Tegg’s Nose to Timbersbrook

This is the second section of the Gritstone Trail is a 55km trail that crosses Cheshire’s Peak District from Disley in the north to Kidsgrove and Staffordshire in the south. This section starts from the Tegg’s Nose country park and finishes in Timbersbrook. The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 300 metres – a surprise for those who …

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Peckforton Hills walk

The Peckforton Hills walk is a straightforward loop along part of the Sandstone Trail. There’s even a pub half way round in Higher Burwardsley. The Route Click here to view the full description.