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

    Alsager Series No. 5 – Salt Line and Canal

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    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’.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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 10 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 10

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    The second part of two walks making the Middlewood Challenge, a 20-mile walk in the figure of eight. The first section of the Challenge is Walk 9 which is about 8 miles long and takes around 3½ hours to walk. Total walking time for both parts is arou

  7. 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.

  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 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Add Andersen Boats to your Itinerary

    Andersen Boats

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    Type:

    Hotel Boat

    Middlewich

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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