Mersey Way

A long distance walk of 22 miles which, in the most part, follows the north side of the River Mersey from Warrington to Liverpool. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Rixton
Distance: 22 miles (35 km)
Grid Ref: SJ673894
Climbing: 242 metres
Walk time: 8-10 hours
Days: 1-2

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Mersey Way, as the name of this long distance footpath suggests, follows the River Mersey from Warrington in Cheshire to Liverpool, Merseyside. At 22 miles the Mersey Trail can be walked in one day as it often is as a charity or sponsorship challenge or more leisurely in over two days. The first part of the walk runs from Warrington to Widnes and passes through Paddington Meadows and Victoria Park. The second part of the walk runs from Widnes to the City of Liverpool and passes the Runcorn-Widnes Bridge and John Lennon airport before finishing at Garston.

Useful Links:
Geo Trips
Long Distance Walkers Association

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