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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 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.

  2. Add Tatton Park - Walks for All to your Itinerary

    Tatton Park - Walks for All

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    Knutsford

    Tatton Park, winner of Visit England’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014, is steeped in history and memories of world wars.

  3. Add Ashley Rail Trail Route  to your Itinerary

    Ashley Rail Trail Route

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    Cheshire

    The village of Ashley lies very close to both the M56 motorway and Manchester Ringway Airport, but retains a rural charm whilst serving a strong farming community.

  4. Add Bollin Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley Way

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    Walking Route

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    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.

  5. Add Shutlingsloe Walk to your Itinerary

    Shutlingsloe Walk

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    Macclesfield

    Starting at Trentabank car park in Macclesfield Forest, follow a circular route over Shutlingsloe, Wildboarclough and Oaken Clough back to Trentabank car park.

  6. Add Mobberley Rail Trail Walk  to your Itinerary

    Mobberley Rail Trail Walk

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    Macclesfield

    This circular walk explores the beautiful countryside in the Parish of Mobberley, one of the oldest parishes in England

  7. Two Locks Walk

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    Northwich

    This is a beautiful waterside walk that takes in the historic Hunts Lock and Vale Royal Locks. Walkers will be enchanted by the number of bird species that can be seen and heard along the way.

  8. Add Nelson Pit Walk 8  to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 8

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    Macclesfield

    A pleasant ramble on the Middlewood Way, across fields and along the towpath of the Macclesfield Canal. Part of the walk, crossing from the Middlewood Way to the Canal can be muddy.

  9. Add Nantwich Riverside Loop to your Itinerary

    Nantwich Riverside Loop

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    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

  10. Add Nelson Pit Walk 9 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 9

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    Macclesfield

    The first part of two walks making the Middlewood Challenge, a 20-mile walk in the figure of eight. The second section of the Challenge is Walk 10 which is about 12 miles long and takes around 5 hours to walk.

  11. Add Willaston Kissing Gate Circular Walk  to your Itinerary

    Willaston Kissing Gate Circular Walk

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    Nantwich

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

  12. Add Trent and Mersey Canal - Walks for All to your Itinerary

    Trent and Mersey Canal - Walks for All

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    Middlewich

    This level canal-side towpath walk offers a great insight into the waterway’s corridor as it flows through the town of Middlewich. In
    contrast to the busy roads, slow down to the pace of life of the canals.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Bosley and Croker Hill Walk  to your Itinerary

    Bosley and Croker Hill Walk

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    Add Bosley and Croker Hill Walk  to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    This is an energetic but spectacular walk with fabulous views across the Cheshire Plain and Peak District. On the ridge top there is no shelter from the wind, rain or snow so make sure you are correctly equipped for the conditions.

  16. Add Walks for All - Brereton Heath  to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Brereton Heath

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    Congleton

    Designated as a Local Nature Reserve, Brereton Heath was a quarry site for silica sand. The lake is surrounded by habitats restored to the original landscape of heather and silver birch trees.

  17. Add The Carrs - Walks for All to your Itinerary

    The Carrs - Walks for All

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    Wilmslow

    This walk follows the River Bollin for just under a mile from Wilmslow town centre to Twinnies Bridge.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Walks for All - Ashtons and Neumanns Flashes to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Ashtons and Neumanns Flashes

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    Vale Royal

    These reclaimed lime beds provide an excellent area for short walks and bird watching.

  20. Add Chelford Village Walk to your Itinerary

    Chelford Village Walk

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    Add Chelford Village Walk to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    This walk, published by the Chelford Village website, offers a pleasant circuit around the area, with some great suggestions for refreshments en route.

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