Distance: 10 km / 6 miles
Time: 2 – 2 ½ hours
Start: New Horse Shoe pub, Lawton Heath End, Alsager | what3words: ///squirts.abandons.taken
Map: OS Explorer 268
Terrain: Country lanes, canal towpath, off-road trails and footpaths
Barriers: 1 gate, 1 stile
Explore the train and canal transport legacies of 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’.
Train and canal transport was the mainstay of our industry and now they are a source of leisure offering pleasant, off-road walking and cycling routes.
Location: Starting in Lawton Heath End, just to the north of Alsager. The Horseshoe Inn is located on Sandbach Road. Postcode for Sat Nav: ST7 3RA
Public transport: Alsager is well served by buses and trains direct from Crewe and Kidsgrove.
Parking: Parking for patrons is available at the New Horseshoe public house
Toilets: Toilets for patrons are available at the New Horseshoe and Wilbraham Arms public houses
Refreshments: refreshments are available at the New Horseshoe, Broughton Arms and Wilbraham Arms public houses and Lock 57 café.
|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
Tel: 01270 686029
Tel: 01270 686029
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