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  1. 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.

  2. Add Alsager Series No. 6 - Wildflowers and Rode Hall to your Itinerary

    Alsager Series No. 6 - Wildflowers and Rode Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    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’.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Nelson Pit Walk 2 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 2

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    This walk visits the estate of Lyme Park where red deer may be spotted alongside the moorland paths.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Lawton Woods Loop to your Itinerary

    Lawton Woods Loop

    Type

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Andersen Boats to your Itinerary

    Andersen Boats

    Type

    Type:

    Hotel Boat

    Middlewich

    Based in Middlewich, Cheshire, in the UK, Andersen Boats offer canal boat holidays.

  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 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.

  12. Add Nelson Pit Walk 6 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 6

    Type

    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 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.

  14. 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’.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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?

  19. 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.

  20. Add Freedom Boats to your Itinerary

    Freedom Boats

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Macclesfield

    Premier boat hire and cruises. Come and visit our chandlery. We hope to provide you with a better shopping experience; a clear display of chandlery, in a light and friendly environment.

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