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The Gritstone Trail

The Gritstone Trail

A 35 mile route that stretches from Disley to Kidsgrove.

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 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.

  2. 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

  3. Add Walks for All - Nantwich Riverside Park to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Nantwich Riverside Park

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    Crewe and Nantwich

    The riverside area of Nantwich offers a pleasant walk alongside the River Weaver and around Nantwich Lake within easy access of the historic town centre.

  4. Add Walk the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Walk the Biddulph Valley Way

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    Congleton

    The route is part of NCN 55 Telford to Preston and has a firm, level surface of crushed stone.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Walks for All - Teggs Nose to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Teggs Nose

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    Macclesfield

    Discover Tegg’s Nose Country Park and experience Cheshire East’s wild hill country where rock dominates the landscape.

  7. Add Walks for All - The Weaver Parkway to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - The Weaver Parkway

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    Winsford

    The Weaver Parkway is an extensive area of open green space alongside the River Weaver on the outskirts of Winsford. It was created on former industrial land of brine workings and salt mining, creating a unique habitat for unusual wildlife.

  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 Mount Pleasant Circular Walk  to your Itinerary

    Mount Pleasant Circular Walk

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    Vale Royal

    On leaving the gardens you first pass through an area of fruit farms, before joining the Sandstone Trail, a long-distance path of 34 miles in length. This leads you through an area of farmland and into Delamere Forest, an ancient hunting forest.

  10. Add Rode Heath Ramble to your Itinerary

    Rode Heath Ramble

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    Sandbach

    This area once contained thriving industries due to large underground salt deposits. Large works were constructed and brine shafts sunk to extract the salt.

  11. Add Bollington Circular Walk 1 to your Itinerary

    Bollington Circular Walk 1

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    Macclesfield

    The first in a series of circular walks around Bollington (the Happy Valley) and Kerridge starting from the Rangers Office, Adlington Road. The routes vary in length highlighting points of interest and provide pleasant views of the countryside. This

  12. 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.

  13. Add Nelson Pit Walk 4 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 4

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    Macclesfield

    This is one of a series of walks from the Nelson Pit Visitor Centre. This is a flat walk along the Macclesfield Canal towpath and Middlewood Way.

  14. Add Walking the Past to your Itinerary

    Walking the Past

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    Crewe and Nantwich

    Step back in time and explore the ‘olde worlde’ villages around Crewe and Nantwich. Discover historical buildings, old battle sites and learn how people use to live.

  15. Add Bosley and Croker Hill Walk  to your Itinerary

    Bosley and Croker Hill Walk

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    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 Nelson Pit Walk 5 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 5

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    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.

  17. Add Chelford Village Walk to your Itinerary

    Chelford Village Walk

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    Macclesfield

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

  18. Add Parkgate Walk to your Itinerary

    Parkgate Walk

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    Cheshire

    Parkgate, with its tremendous views across the internationally important Dee Estuary towards the Welsh Hills, provides the setting for this fascinating, yet gentle walk.

  19. Add Walks for All - Biddulph Valley Way  to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Biddulph Valley Way

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    Congleton

    The Biddulph Valley Way follows the route of a disused railway which carried coal between the Potteries and Congleton for over 100 years. Today, this is a tranquil route that allows visitors to enjoy the delightful Cheshire East countryside

  20. 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.

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