Category Archives: Cheshire

A Cheshire Ramble

Last week I went on a short walk through the Cheshire countryside. Easy walking with a bit of local history thrown in. We started our walk from the Anderton Boat Lift car park and walked down to the nearby Trent … Continue reading

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A walk in Delamere Forest.

My walk this week was in Delamere Forest in Cheshire. Delamere forest originated from the Norman Hunting forests of Mara and Mondrum. Today it is mainly a recreation area very popular with cyclists. There are several designated cycle trails for … Continue reading

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A stroll in the park–almost.

My walk this weekend was centred on Lyme Park at the edge of the Peak District. I thought it was going to be an easy stroll but it turned out to be quite tough and most of it was outside … Continue reading

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Along the Sandstone Trail.

My walk this week was across the water. Not the Atlantic or even the Irish Sea, just a trip across the Mersey to the Wirral. Our destination was Helsby where we would walk a section of the Sandstone Trail. The … Continue reading

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Mow Cop and Little Moreton Hall

Yesterday I was out for a walk with friends from my local gym. Our destination was Mow Cop which straggles the Cheshire/Staffordshire border. We started our walk from Little Moreton Hall, a National Trust property. It is a moated, half … Continue reading

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The Cheshire Matterhorn

The Cheshire Matterhorn is the local name for Shutlingsloe and although it is only 506 m in height it dominates the skyline as it rises from the Cheshire Plain. Viewed from one angle it does resemble its Swiss cousin. We … Continue reading

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Tegg’s Nose, White Nancy and a sting in the tail.

We started our walk from the visitors centre at Tegg’s Nose and followed the way marked track to the top of the hill. The area has been quarried since the 16th century and several pieces of machinery remain in the … Continue reading

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