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  1. Add Dee River Kayaking to your Itinerary

    Dee River Kayaking

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    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, and aim to be open and accessible to all.

  2. Add Heritage Narrowboats to your Itinerary

    Heritage Narrowboats

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    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Scholar Green

    Why not hire a dayboat for the day to meander the local canals?

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk

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    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.

  9. 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.

  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 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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

  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 Bollin Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Off Manchester Road, Tytherington

    The Bollin Valley Way is a 25 mile (40 km) recreational path shadowing the course of the River Bollin. The route starts at Macclesfield Riverside Park and finishes in Partington giving walkers a feel of the valley's variety.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Weaver Hall Museum to your Itinerary

    Weaver Hall Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Northwich

    Life could be very tough for the people of mid-Cheshire but never more so than for those who ended up in the Northwich Union Workhouse. 

  20. 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.

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