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  1. 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

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

    Little Moreton Hall (NT)

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    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Add Weaver Hall Museum to your Itinerary

    Weaver Hall Museum

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    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. 

  8. 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 in both Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard, so however you'd like to get your floating fix, we've got you covered.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Cycle the Middlewood Way

    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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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’.

  19. 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

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