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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 Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail

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    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.

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

    Little Moreton Hall (NT)

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Congleton

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

  4. Add Bollington Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Bollington Discovery Centre

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    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.

  5. Add Nelson Pit Walk 9 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 9

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    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.

  6. 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.

  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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    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Nr Sandbach

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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’.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Little Moreton Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Little Moreton Hall Circular Walk

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    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.

  12. Add Freedom Boats to your Itinerary

    Freedom Boats

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    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.

  13. Mow Cop

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    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Congleton

    This prominent hill-top has been of spiritual and practical significance to man for thousands of years.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Bollin Valley Cycle Trail to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley Cycle Trail

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    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.

  16. Add NCN Route 55 to your Itinerary

    NCN Route 55

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    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Congleton

    National Cycle Network A part of route 55 which takes in the Cheshire route, Congleton to Marple.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays

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    Type:

    Boat

    Nantwich

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

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