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  1. Add Ride the Middlewood Way to your Itinerary

    Ride the Middlewood Way

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    Riding/Trekking Centre

    Macclesfield

    The Middlewood Way offers a 10-mile (16-km) traffic-free route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. It follows the line of the former Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway through picturesque Cheshire countryside and between historic mill to

  2. Add Cycle the Middlewood Way to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Middlewood Way

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    Cycle Route

    Macclesfield

    The Middlewood Way, part of NCN 55 offers a 10-mile (16-km) traffic-free route ideal for cyclists. It follows the line of the former Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway through picturesque Cheshire countryside.

  3. Add Weaver Hall Museum to your Itinerary

    Weaver Hall Museum

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    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. 

  4. Add Cycle the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Biddulph Valley Way

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    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.

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

    Walks for All - Macclesfield Riverside

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    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.

  6. Add Lawton Woods Loop to your Itinerary

    Lawton Woods Loop

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    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.

  7. Add Cycle the Wheelock Rail Trail and Salt Line to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Wheelock Rail Trail and Salt Line

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    Cycle Route

    Nr Sandbach

    The Wheelock Rail Trail and Salt Line are both part of NCN Route 5 linking Middlewich with Alsager.

  8. Add Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail

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    Riding/Trekking Centre

    Sandbach

    The Wheelock Rail Trail near Sandbach follows the route of a disused railway from Ettiley Heath to Malkins Bank. Today the trail is a rich haven for wildlife and wild flowers and provides a pleasant level and wide route.

  9. Add Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk

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    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.

  10. Add Walk the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Walk the Biddulph Valley Way

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    Walking Route

    Congleton

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

  11. Add Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail

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    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.

  12. Add Nelson Pit Walk 6 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 6

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    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.

  13. Add Crossroads around Congleton to your Itinerary

    Crossroads around Congleton

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    Cycle Route

    Congleton

    From Congleton you quickly reach tree lined lanes below Congleton Edge. Gritstone rocks nearby give the landscape a very different feel to the Cheshire Plain.

  14. Add Nelson Pit Walk 8 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 8

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    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.

  15. Add Bollington Brewery Co. to your Itinerary

    Bollington Brewery Co.

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    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.

  16. Add Nelson Pit Walk 5 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 5

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    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.

  17. Add Nelson Pit Walk 4 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 4

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    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.

  18. Add White Nancy to your Itinerary

    White Nancy

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    Historic Site

    Bollington / Kerridge

    The White Nancy overlooks the village of Kerridge and town of Bollington.

  19. Add Nelson Pit Walk 3 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 3

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Macclesfield

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

  20. Add Nelson Pit Walk 1 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 1

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    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.

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