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A Circular Walk around Beeston Crag

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Beeston Castle Car Park
Beeston Castle Gateway
Chapel Lane, Beeston
Nr Tarporley
Cheshire
CW6 9TX
A Circular Walk around Beeston Crag

About

A fascinating circuit exploring prehistoric Beeston, the Peckforton Hills and Peckforton Mere

This short, intriguing circuit explores the ancient landscape between Beeston Castle and the Peckforton Hills. Discover Beeston Crag’s prehistoric past and spectacular views, before circling Victorian Peckforton Castle high on the wooded Peckforton Hills, and then crossing the fields near Peckforton Mere. Along the way are a sacred spring, the ‘Big Oak’, and a prehistoric lakeside enclosure. Fascinating!

Start: Beeston Castle car park (pay and display), opposite Beeston Castle gateway, Chapel Lane, Beeston, near Tarporley CW6 9TX.  Opens 8am, gates closed 6pm. Map ref: SJ 541592

Distance: 6 kilometres/3¾ miles
Difficulty: Easy-Medium.
Duration: Allow 3 – 3½ hours
Map: OS 1:25,000 Explorer 257 Crewe & Nantwich Dogs: Dogs should be kept under close control, and kept on a lead at all times. Please consider other walkers and clean up after your dog.

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)