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  1. Add Nelson Pit Walk 9 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 9

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    The first part of two walks making the Middlewood Challenge, a 20-mile walk in the figure of eight. The second section of the Challenge is Walk 10 which is about 12 miles long and takes around 5 hours to walk.

  2. Add Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Walk the Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Nr Sandbach

    The Wheelock Rail Trail is a popular 2km traffic free route for walkers and cyclists on the outskirts of Sandbach and runs between Ettiley Heath and Malkins Bank.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Ride the Biddulph Valley Way to your Itinerary

    Ride the Biddulph Valley Way

    Type

    Type:

    Riding/Trekking Centre

    Congleton

    For over 100 years trains travelled along the Biddulph Valley Way carrying coal from the Potteries to Congleton. Today walkers, cyclists and horse riders enjoy this tranquil route away from the roads.

  5. Add Nelson Pit Walk 1 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 1

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Macclesfield

    This short walk follows the canal towpath and The Middlewood Way, giving an insight into the industrial history of the area.

  6. Add Lymm Dam Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lymm Dam Nature Reserve

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Lymm

    Lymm Dam is an area of great beauty and tranquillity. Its woodlands and meadows are teeming with wildlife

  7. 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’.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Andersen Boats to your Itinerary

    Andersen Boats

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Middlewich

    Andersen Boats offer canal boat holidays and are ideally located for a choice of picturesque canal adventures including the Llangollen Canal, the Marple aqueduct and the Anderton Boat Lift.

  11. Add National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip to your Itinerary

    National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Ellesmere Port

    Visitors to the National Waterways Museum can take a trip up and down the Shropshire Union Canal.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail to your Itinerary

    Riding the Wheelock Rail Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Riding/Trekking Centre

    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.

  14. Add Freedom Boats to your Itinerary

    Freedom Boats

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Macclesfield

    Premier boat hire and cruises. Come and visit our chandlery. We hope to provide you with a better shopping experience; a clear display of chandlery, in a light and friendly environment.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Add Nelson Pit Walk 4 to your Itinerary

    Nelson Pit Walk 4

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Higher Poynton

    This is one of a series of walks from the Nelson Pit Visitor Centre. This is a flat walk along the Macclesfield Canal towpath and Middlewood Way.

  19. Add Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall Circular Walk

    Type

    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.

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

    Little Moreton Hall (NT)

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Congleton

    **Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award Winner 2019* It’s not your eyes playing tricks on you. Seeing the tumbling architecture of Little Moreton Hall for the first time, engineers in 1990 could not believe their eyes either.

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