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  1. 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.

  2. Add Nelson Pit Walk 7 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 7

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    The route climbs over 1300 feet from Nelson Pit to Bowstones, and is partly strenuous. However, the views from the highest points on a good day are spectacular. This walk should be avoided on a misty day.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Little Moreton Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Little Moreton Hall Circular Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Congleton

    Linking up with the Macclesfield Canal allows you to enjoy a gentle stroll along this picturesque waterway, before returning once again to cross the fields back to the unique half-timbered Little Moreton Hall.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Cycle the Middlewood Way to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Middlewood Way

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  7. Add Walks for All - The Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - The Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    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 through Cheshire.

  8. Add Nelson Pit Walk 4 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 4

    Type

    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.

  9. Add NCN Route 73 to your Itinerary

    NCN Route 73

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Congleton

    Route 73 takes in the Cheshire section of the route from Congleton to Davenham. It provides a link between two National Routes - 55 to the east and 5, which runs through the centre of the county and on to Wales.

  10. Add Aqueduct Marina to your Itinerary

    Aqueduct Marina

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    Type:

    Marina

    Aqueduct Marina is an established 147-berth marina and boatyard near Church Minshull, at the heart of Cheshire's canal network.

  11. 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.

  12. Add Overwater Marina to your Itinerary

    Overwater Marina

    Type

    Type:

    Marina

    Nantwich

    OverWater is set in the beautiful Cheshire countryside close to the vibrant village of Audlem. Find them next to Bridge 80 on the Shropshire Union Canal.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Claymoore Canal Holidays to your Itinerary

    Claymoore Canal Holidays

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    Type:

    Boat

    Warrington

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

  15. 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.

  16. Add Alsager Series No. 5 – Salt Line and Canal to your Itinerary

    Alsager Series No. 5 – Salt Line and Canal

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Church Lawton, Alsager

    This route, devised by Alsager Chamber of Trade, is one a series of walks in the Alsager area. The walks have been published in leaflets entitled ‘It’s all about Alsager - Walking Maps of Alsager’.

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

    Cycle the Wheelock Rail Trail and Salt Line

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Nr Sandbach

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

  18. Add White Nancy to your Itinerary

    White Nancy

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bollington / Kerridge

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

  19. Add Heritage Narrowboats to your Itinerary

    Heritage Narrowboats

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Scholar Green

    Why not hire a dayboat for the day to meander the local canals?

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

    Little Moreton Hall (NT)

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Congleton

    **Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award Winner 2019*

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