Merelake Way

Linley Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2PP

Tel: 01270 686029

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The Merelake Way is an approximately 1 mile / 1.5 kms long trail for walkers, located on the Southern edge of Alsager. Once a railway line the Merelake Way follows a wooded cutting as it climbs uphill towards the Staffordshire border at Merelake.

There are several connecting public footpaths and walkers can devise circular walks using Ordnance Survey maps. The O.S Explorer series sheets required are Crewe and Nantwich 257 for the countryside to the West of the Merelake Way, and sheet number 258, Stoke on Trent & Newcastle under Lyme for the area to the East.

Walkers can enjoy excellent bird watching in the wooded cuttings along the Merelake Way.

Exploring further afield:
Circular walks along the Trent and Mersey Canal, to the tea shop at Hassall Green, are especially popular. The Salt Line and Wheelock Rail Trail are situated a short way to the north-west.

Walks around Crewe and Nantwich - Haslington is a 6.5km (4 miles) circular walk (link needed) along footpaths and country lanes.

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


Road Directions

On foot – The Merelake Way is a short walk from Alsager railway station along Linley Road.
By bus – Alsager is served by bus service No. 20 from Crewe (First)
By rail – services to Alsager railway station operate regularly from Crewe. The Merelake Way is a short walk from the railway station, east along Linley Road.


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Tel: 01270 686029

Tel: 01270 686029

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