The Sandstone Trail

Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 6PN

Tel: 01606 271736

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Grade: Long distance
Distance: 18km/11 ¼ miles
Time: 5-6 hours
Map: OS Explorer 267

Stride out along the Sandstone Trail (AKA the sandstone ridge) and sample some of the finest walking in Cheshire. Follow the ridge of sandstone that rises dramatically from the Cheshire plain and enjoy this invigorating walk at any time of year.

The original Sandstone Trail officially opened in 1974. It has recently been extended so it now links the towns of Frodsham and Whitchurch. This not only makes it more accessible by public transport but also means you can enjoy some of the excellent facilities available in each town.

The Trail has been split into three sections of 18 or 19km or about 11miles which most people should find an enjoyable day’s walk.
 

Directions

Road Directions

There are good rail links to Frodsham, Delamere and Whitchurch, as well as regular bus services to the major towns and villages.

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Recent Reviews:

  • FrequentFlier756853
    Great hiking experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th September 2018
    The Sandstone Trail is a 55 kilometre hiking trail from Frodsham in Cheshire to Whitchurch in Shropshire. The trail is normally completed over three days of approximately 18 kilometres hiking a day... Read full review
  • Earlyburd
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Sandstone Trail
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    Wonderful two days walking, starting in Frodsham. Well sign posted and deliciously varied landscape from rocky sandstone outcrops overlooking industrial Cheshire and Merseyside to picturesque fields... Read full review
  • AbbeyDale
    Cheshire
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great for a walking challenge
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd September 2018
    Enjoy spectacular and varied scenery across Western Cheshire. Plenty of hills with great rural views and its away from the traffic. There are very few places to stop for refreshments without vearing... Read full review

Facilities

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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