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  1. Add Walks for All - Middlewood Way to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Middlewood Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    The Middlewood Way is a 16km (10 mile) linear route following the former Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway through picturesque Cheshire East countryside.

  2. Add Cycle the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Biddulph Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Congleton

    For over 100 years trains travelled along the Biddulph Valley Way carrying coal from the Potteries to Congleton. Today walkers, cyclists and horse riders enjoy this tranquil route away from the roads.

  3. Add Claymoore Canal Holidays to your Itinerary

    Claymoore Canal Holidays

    Type

    Type:

    Boat

    Warrington

    A canal holiday on a narrowboat in Britain is a unique way to see our towns, villages and countryside.

  4. Add Weaver Hall Museum to your Itinerary

    Weaver Hall Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Northwich

    Life could be very tough for the people of mid-Cheshire but never more so than for those who ended up in the Northwich Union Workhouse. 

  5. Add Mow Cop Loop to your Itinerary

    Mow Cop Loop

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Congleton

    An energetic short loop climbing onto the ridge leading to Mow Cop. The path leads through beautiful woodlands and there are fabulous views from the ridge. Interesting industrial history – coal mining and Primitive Methodism.

  6. Add Nelson Pit Walk 9 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 9

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    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.

  7. Add Little Moreton Hall (NT) to your Itinerary

    Little Moreton Hall (NT)

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Congleton

    Seeing the tumbling architecture of Little Moreton Hall for the first time, engineers in 1990 could not believe their eyes either.

  8. Add Lawton Woods Loop to your Itinerary

    Lawton Woods Loop

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Liverpool Road West, Church Lawton

    The name Lawton originates in the Lawton family with its family crest being the head of a bleeding wolf. Local legend talks about a man saving the Earl of Chester from being killed by a wolf.

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

    Alsager Series No. 4 – Borrowpit Meadow

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Alsager

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

  10. Add Walk the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Walk the Biddulph Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Congleton

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

  11. Add Bollington Brewery Co. to your Itinerary

    Bollington Brewery Co.

    Type

    Type:

    Brewery

    Macclesfield

    Deep in the heart of the Happy Valley, one man has been blending a concoction to put Bollington back on the brewing map.

  12. Nelson Pit Walk 1

    Add Nelson Pit Walk 1 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 1

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Macclesfield

    This short walk follows the canal towpath and The Middlewood Way, giving an insight into the industrial history of the area.

  13. Add Bollington Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Bollington Discovery Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Clarence Road, Bollington

    Bollington Discovery Centre brings together the history of this and other great mills of Bollington, the Macclesfield Canal and shows their place and importance to the town.

  14. Add NCN Route 55 to your Itinerary

    NCN Route 55

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Congleton

    National Cycle Network A part of route 55 which takes in the Cheshire route, Congleton to Marple.

  15. Add Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Nr 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.

  16. Add Ride the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Ride the Biddulph Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Riding/Trekking Centre

    Congleton

    For over 100 years trains travelled along the Biddulph Valley Way carrying coal from the Potteries to Congleton. Today walkers, cyclists and horse riders enjoy this tranquil route away from the roads.

  17. Add Nelson Pit Walk 8 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 8

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    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.

  18. Add Nelson Pit Walk 5 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 5

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    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.

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

    Walks for All - Macclesfield Riverside

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Off Manchester Road, 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.

  20. Add Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Gawsworth, Macclesfield

    Enjoy a pleasant ramble in the rolling Cheshire countryside, through arable farmland and pastures, along the Macclesfield Canal and across the Danes Moss Reserve.

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