Please note this is an ebook, physical copies of this book are not currently available. The Cheshire Cycleway is a km ( miles) way-marked circular route. Cheshire Cycleway Route Sport: cycling, Distance miles / km, route no: Notes: Comberbach Start. See route map, elevation profile. The Cheshire Cycleway is a mile loop around Cheshire. This book divides the route into 8 stages with options for distance and climbing. It also contains.

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Rich fertile fields, rocky ridges, rivers and canals combine to ensure the view is always enticing. Friendly villages and a whole host of attractions mean there’s always somewhere interesting to stop, stretch your legs and enjoy a bite to eat.

National cycle network routes in Cheshire

View the route here: A gentle start along the Shropshire Union Canal quickly takes you out of the City. Quiet lanes lead to the Wirral and the pretty village of Burton with charming thatched cottages built on the underlying red sandstone.

Soon you reach Parkgate, once a bustling port and later a fashionable bathing spa. It still has the feel of a seaside resort with bracing air and exhilirating views of the Welsh hills across the Dee estuary.

Look out for wildlife as you cycle along the Wirral Way or stop at the old station in Willaston. Be prepared for some gentle climbs as you leave Manley and head for Delamere Forest where there are plenty of places to stop for a picnic.

Acton Bridge to Bollington: Both these played a key role in the development of the salt industry in Cheshire. Close to Comberbach is Marbury Country Park where you can stroll beneath magnificent lime avenues. There are fine views over Budworth Mere as you head towards the attractive village of Great Budworth. Rostherne is a delightful estate village cyclewau by the Egerton family.


Cheshire Cycleway 70 – original

At one time everyone would have been employed on the estate at Tatton Park. Dry stone walls crisscross the landscape, protecting foxgloves and delicate harebells from the wind and sheep. Soon you get your first glimpse of Shutlingsloe which will dominate the view for the next hour or so. The rocky summit is said to be a shoe, left behind by a giant. Just past Lamaload Reservoir you cross the A, the highest point on the Cycleway at m.

Stop for a well-earned rest and admire the panoramic views before a relaxing descent through Wildboarclough. Down on the plain once more, quiet roads shaded with majestic oaks lead you to the splendid half-timbered church at Marton. Hassall Green where the canal met the railway was a busy place. Children from the boats had to attend the school here while goods were unloaded, even if it was only for half an hour.

Look out for the leaning church tower at Wybunbury, another local landmark. Close by is Wybunbury Moss, a national nature reserve home to rare plants and animals.

From vycleway you cycle south to Audlem where bear baiting took place during the annual Chcleway.

Cheshire Cycleway 70

The rolling countryside cycleawy Wrenbury and Marbury is dotted with meres, formed in the last ice age but today appreciated by people and wildlife alike.

The whole village moved away from the church during the plague to minimise risk of infection. Soon the Peckforton Hills loom large. The wooded sandstone ridge has been a magnet for people since the Iron Age, providing fine vantage points over the Welsh borders for hill forts and castles alike. Look out for wildflowers such as meadow sweet and broad leaved willow herb in the cyclewa along the way.


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