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The Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail

One of the most popular long distance walks in the North West.

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 Bollin Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley Way

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    Add Bollin Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    The Bollin Valley Way is a 25 mile (40 km) recreational path shadowing the course of the River Bollin. The route starts at Macclesfield Riverside Park and finishes in Partington giving walkers a feel of the valley's variety.

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

    Walks for all - Stanney Woods Local Nature Reserve

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

    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.

  3. Willaston Old Oak Circular

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    Walking Route

    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.

  4. Add Walks for All - Anderton Nature Park  to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Anderton Nature Park

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    Add Walks for All - Anderton Nature Park  to your Itinerary

    Vale Royal

    Anderton Nature Park provides a haven for wildlife on restored industrial land adjacent to the historic Victorian boat lift and near to Northwich town centre. For the full story behind the Park’s creation visit www.andertonstory.org.uk.

  5. Add A Walk around Wybunbury to your Itinerary

    A Walk around Wybunbury

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    Add A Walk around Wybunbury to your Itinerary

    Crewe and Nantwich

    Come and enjoy these 1.6km (1 mile) and 8km (5 miles) circular walks along country lanes and public footpaths. For both walks start in the bottom car park next to the Swan Inn in Wybunbury.

  6. Add Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

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    Retreat

    Add Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    The Local Nature Reserve has over 50 acres of mainly silver birch and oak woodland surrounding a 15 acre lake as well as areas of heathland, a wildflower meadow and wetland areas.

  7. Add Walk The Trans Pennine Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk The Trans Pennine Trail

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    Warrington

    The Trans Pennine Trail links the North and the Irish seas, running close to many urban area. Join the trail in cities, towns and villages.

  8. Add Walks for All - Macclesfield Riverside to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Macclesfield Riverside

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    Macclesfield

    Situated in the delightful Bollin Valley, the Macclesfield Riverside Park provides a recreational park close to the heart of the town. The park has a variety of habitats and is a great place to watch wildlife.

  9. Add Walking the Trackways to your Itinerary

    Walking the Trackways

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    Add Walking the Trackways to your Itinerary

    Crewe and Nantwich

    Ancient paths, Roman roads, canals and railways criss-cross the landscape, showing the strong links Crewe and Nantwich have with the development of the transport age. The route starts in the ancient village of Acton.

  10. Add Nelson Pit Walk 2 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 2

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    Add Nelson Pit Walk 2 to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

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

  11. Add Maiden Castle - Walk for All to your Itinerary

    Maiden Castle - Walk for All

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    Add Maiden Castle - Walk for All to your Itinerary

    Crewe and Nantwich

    Enjoy this challenging but rewarding walk up and across heathland of heather, bracken and bilberries to the remains of an Iron Age fort.

  12. Add Nelson Pit Walk 3  to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 3

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    Add Nelson Pit Walk 3  to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    One of a series of walks from the Nelson Pit Visitor Centre. One of the main features of this walk is Poynton Coppice.

  13. Add Delamere Loop to your Itinerary

    Delamere Loop

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    Vale Royal

    The Delamere Loop runs from partway along the Whitegate Way round in a circle, taking in Delamere Forest, Primrosehill Wood, and Little Budworth Country Park

  14. Add Plumley Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Plumley Rail Trail

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    Add Plumley Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Cheshire

    This circular walk explores the beautiful countryside around the village of Plumley, within the parish of Plumley with Toft and Bexton.

  15. Add Nelson Pit Walk 5 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 5

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    Add Nelson Pit Walk 5 to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    One of a series of walks from the Nelson Pit Visitor Centre. The route through Poynton Coppice is pretty at any time of the year. The majority of The Coppice is owned by Cheshire East Council and is subject to a ten-year management plan.

  16. Add Walks for All - Astbury Mere Country Park to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Astbury Mere Country Park

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    Walking Route

    Add Walks for All - Astbury Mere Country Park to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    Astbury Mere is a green oasis developed on the site of a former sand quarry, less than a mile from Congleton town centre. Enjoy a stroll through wildflower meadows and admire the views across the mere towards Congleton Edge and Mow Cop.

  17. Add Walks for All - Macclesfield Forest to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Macclesfield Forest

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    Walking Route

    Add Walks for All - Macclesfield Forest to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Macclesfield Forest is the last remnant of the Royal Forest of Macclesfield and is now a working forest managed by United Utilities.

  18. Add Marbury Country Walk to your Itinerary

    Marbury Country Walk

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    Walking Route

    Add Marbury Country Walk to your Itinerary

    Cheshire

    Starting from the Swan Inn in the middle of the village of Marbury this delightful country walk climbs gently to the top of Wirswall Hill and back down to the village.

  19. Add Nantwich Riverside Loop to your Itinerary

    Nantwich Riverside Loop

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    Walking Route

    Add Nantwich Riverside Loop to your Itinerary

    Crewe and Nantwich

    Stretch your legs on this pleasant walk from the town centre, taking in the Riverside Park, the Shropshire Union Canal and the historic Welsh Row. Just follow the signs in either direction and enjoy getting to know the countryside and its history wi

  20. Add Nelson Pit Walk 6 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 6

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    Walking Route

    Add Nelson Pit Walk 6 to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    The route follows the Macclesfield Canal north and then along wide country tracks before an uphill stretch into Lyme Park. The views from the highest point near Lyme Park on a good day are spectacular.

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