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

    Alsager Series No. 6 - Wildflowers and Rode Hall

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    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’.

  2. Add Walks for All - Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Walks for All - Biddulph Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Congleton

    The Biddulph Valley Way follows the route of a disused railway which carried coal between the Potteries and Congleton for over 100 years. Today, this is a tranquil route that allows visitors to enjoy the delightful Cheshire East countryside

  3. 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.

  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 Dee River Kayaking to your Itinerary

    Dee River Kayaking

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Chester

    Dee River Kayaking is a friendly and professional river kayaking service based in Chester. We offer guided tours and instruction in both Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard, so however you'd like to get your floating fix, we've got you covered.

  6. 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

  7. Cycle the Middlewood Way

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Nr Sandbach

    The Wheelock Rail Trail is a popular 2km traffic free route for walkers and cyclists on the outskirts of Sandbach and runs between Ettiley Heath and Malkins Bank.

  12. 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.

  13. 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 either.

  14. Add Nelson Pit Walk 10 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 10

    Type

    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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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