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  1. 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.

  2. Add National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip to your Itinerary

    National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip

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    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Ellesmere Port

    Visitors to the National Waterways Museum can take a trip up and down the Shropshire Union Canal.

  3. Add Cycle the Middlewood Way to your Itinerary

    Cycle the Middlewood Way

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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Add Walk the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Walk the Biddulph Valley Way

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    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 Anglo Welsh - The Narrowboat Holiday Company to your Itinerary

    Anglo Welsh - The Narrowboat Holiday Company

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    Type:

    Boat

    Bunbury

    Bunbury is an ideal starting point for no less then four routes on your voyage of discovery, which includes the ancient city of Chester, the Middlewich branch, the Llangollen Canal and the Shropshire Union Canal.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays

    Type

    Type:

    Boat

    Nantwich

    We are a small family-run firm based at Overwater Marina, Audlem, on the Shropshire Union Canal.

  10. 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.

  11. 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. Fortunately this timber-framed building, curled around with a scenic moat, has defied logic for over 500 years.

  12. Add Bollin Valley Cycle Trail to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley Cycle Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Macclesfield

    This long distance cycle route was launched to celebrate National Bike Week in 2012. The 37 km / 24 mile trail follows the course of River Bollin from its source in Macclesfield Forest to where it joins the Manchester Ship Canal near Partington.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Overwater Marina to your Itinerary

    Overwater Marina

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    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.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Lymm Dam Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lymm Dam Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Lymm

    Lymm Dam is an area of great beauty and tranquillity. Its woodlands and meadows are teeming with wildlife

  17. 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?

  18. Add Swanley Bridge Marina Ltd to your Itinerary

    Swanley Bridge Marina Ltd

    Type

    Type:

    Marina

    Nantwich

    Swanley Bridge Marina is a 315 berth marina. This pristine development is located on the beautiful Llangollen Canal just two miles from the junction of the Shropshire Union.

  19. Add Crossroads around Congleton to your Itinerary

    Crossroads around Congleton

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    Type:

    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.

  20. Add Nelson Pit Walk 3 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 3

    Type

    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.

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