North Cheshire Way

A long distance walk of 70 miles in Cheshire which crosses the hills and countryside in the north of the county. Many pleasing small towns and gorgeous villages are visited along the way. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

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Statistics and Files
Start: Hooton Railway Station
Grid Ref: SJ349782
Distance: 70 miles (113 km)
Climbing: 1,548 metres
Walk time: 28-35 hours
Days: 5-7

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The North Cheshire Way is a long distance footpath in which, as the name implies, explores the north of the county of Cheshire in north-west England. It runs approximately eastwards from Hooton railway station on the Wirral peninsula to Disley railway station on the edge of the Peak District, where it connects with the Gritstone Trail. The path was developed by the Mid-Cheshire Footpath Society and opened in September 2006. It is Cheshire's longest long-distance footpath and is waymarked with yellow disks marked "NCW". From beginning to end the way visits Hooton, Ledsham, Capenhurst, Backford, Croughton, Blacon, Chester railway station, Stoak, Bridge Trafford, Dunham on the Hill, Alvanley, Helsby Hill, Frodsham Hill, Crewood Hall, Dutton Viaduct, Acton Bridge, Barnton, Anderton Boat Lift, Marbury Country Park, Great Budworth, Arley and Arley Hall, Tabley, Knutsford, Mobberley, Manchester Airport, Quarry Bank Mill (Styal), Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Mottram Hall, Adlington Hall and Adlington, Lyme Park and Disley

Useful Links:
The North Cheshire Way: "A Slice of Cheshire"
Cheshire Now
Long Distance Walkers Association

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