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White Nancy

White Nancy

Overlooking the village of Kerridge and the town of Bollington.

Walking in Cheshire

Explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of the region by walking in Cheshire, with hundreds of walks to suit all ages and abilities, there has never been a better time to enjoy breathtaking views, wild moorlands and rocky ridges.

Introduce the family to the joys of walking, with a hike up to White Nancy; the iconic Grade II listed folly that dominates the Cheshire Plain. Let imaginations run wild with a walk through the legend filled woods of Alderley Ege to Stormy Point, the setting for Alan Garner's novel The Weirdstone of Brisingamen.

If you are feeling energetic then stride out along the Griststone Trail, a 35 miles route that stretches from Disley to Kidsgrove or the Sandstone Trail, one of the most popular long distance walks in the North West.

If you are looking for something a little less energetic, take a leisurely stroll around one of the many towns and villages that Cheshire has to offer.

For self-guided walking holidays in Cheshire, Byways Breaks can help you make the most of the Cheshire countryside.

For more information about walking in Cheshire, browse the list of walking trails below:

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  1. Add Alsager Series No. 4 – Borrowpit Meadow to your Itinerary

    Alsager Series No. 4 – Borrowpit Meadow

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    Alsager

    Pleasant walking through woods, by pools and with views afar.

  2. Add The Sandstone Trail to your Itinerary

    The Sandstone Trail

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    Frodsham

    Stride out along the Sandstone Trail and sample some of the finest walking in Cheshire. Follow the ridge of sandstone that rises dramatically from the Cheshire plain and enjoy this invigorating walk at any time of year.

  3. Add Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail

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    Sandbach

    The Wheelock Rail Trail is a popular 2km traffic free route for walkers and cyclists on the outskirts of Sandbach and runs between Ettiley Heath and Malkins Bank.

  4. Add Walk the Whitegate Way to your Itinerary

    Walk the Whitegate Way

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    Winsford

    Stretching for six miles (10km) from the heart of Winsford to Cuddington, the route offers easy walking for all ages along a varied route.

  5. Add Walking the Wildside  to your Itinerary

    Walking the Wildside

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    Crewe

    Take a walk on the wildside and discover mysterious mosses, ancient hedgerows and other hidden gems in the South Cheshire countryside.

  6. Add Middlewich Waterside Trail to your Itinerary

    Middlewich Waterside Trail

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    Middlewich

    The Middlewich Waterside Trail runs around and through the town of Middlewich. The Whole Trail is 3.4 miles.

  7. Add Nelson Pit Walk 2 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 2

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    Macclesfield

    This walk visits the estate of Lyme Park where red deer may be spotted alongside the moorland paths.

  8. Kerridge Loop

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    Bollington is known for its cotton mills and is an attractive small town with excellent facilities, situated in beautiful countryside.

  9. Willaston Old Oak Circular

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    Crewe and Nantwich

    The first in a series of walks published by the Willaston Community Opportunities Group, this route offers a circular walk to help you get to know the village.

  10. Add Walks for All - Shakerley Mere  to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Shakerley Mere

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    Northwich

    Enjoy a pleasant stroll around the Mere, with opportunities for bird-watching and fishing, or why not picnic beneath the birch and oak woodland?

  11. Add Knutsford Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Knutsford Rail Trail

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    Knutsford

    This circular walk explores the beautiful and historic town of Knutsford as well as the grounds of Tatton Park.

  12. Add Baker Way to your Itinerary

    Baker Way

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    Chester

    The extended Baker Way links the heart of Chester with Delamere Forest Park. The core of the route is provided by the original Baker Way - a long established route from Christleton to Brines Brow Picnic Area.

  13. Add Walks for all - Stanney Woods Local Nature Reserve  to your Itinerary

    Walks for all - Stanney Woods Local Nature Reserve

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    Cheshire

    Stanney Woods is an ancient woodland of oak and silver birch, with some hazel and holly. It is an excellent site for bird watching and exceptionally good for fungi in autumn.

  14. Add Roman Middlewich Trail to your Itinerary

    Roman Middlewich Trail

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    Middlewich

    The Roman Middlewich Trail commences at the library and is easily identified by the large red interpretation panels along the route

  15. Add Alsager Series No. 6 - Wildflowers and Rode Hall to your Itinerary

    Alsager Series No. 6 - Wildflowers and Rode Hall

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    Alsager

    This route, devised by Alsager Chamber of Trade, is one a series of walks in the Alsager area. The walks have been published in leaflets entitled ‘It’s all about Alsager - Walking Maps of Alsager’.

  16. Bridgemere Walk

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    Nantwich

    This walk explores the peaceful countryside of South East Cheshire. The ancient woodland called Checkley Wood can be viewed across the fields during the walk.

  17. Add Raw Head Walk to your Itinerary

    Raw Head Walk

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    Chester

    Rugged sandstone outcrops, lofty trees and panoramic views both east and west across a patchwork landscape, combine to create an invigorating walk.

  18. Add Bosley Cloud to your Itinerary

    Bosley Cloud

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    Congleton

    A circular 4 km / 2½ mile walk right up onto the top of Bosley Cloud with stunning views over the Cheshire Plain.

  19. Add Bluebell Cottage Circular Walk  to your Itinerary

    Bluebell Cottage Circular Walk

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    Vale Royal

    Explore the stunning countryside of the Weaver Valley, passing through a shady wood filled with bluebells and wood anemones in spring.

  20. Add A Walk around Haslington to your Itinerary

    A Walk around Haslington

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    Crewe and Nantwich

    Explore the parish of Haslington along footpaths and country lanes. Discover its wonderful countryside with old buildings and battle sites.

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