Two Saints Way

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Start: Chester Catherdral
Distance: 92 miles (148 km)
Grid Ref: SJ405664
Climbing: 1,632 metres
Walk time: 38-46 hours
Days: 6-9

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Two Saints Way long distance footpath is a pilgrimage route of approximately 92 miles which has been created between the cathedral cities of Chester and Lichfield. It is named after St Chad and St Werburgh, the Saxon saints who brought Christianity from Northumbria to the ancient kingdom of Mercia in the seventh century. St Chad's shrine is at Lichfield and St Werburgh's shrine is at Chester. The route, from the start in Chester has the following highlights; Chester Cathedral, Christleton, Waverton, Shropshire Union Canal, Peckforton Castle, Bunbury, Nantwich, Wybunbury, Hough, Weston, Barthomley, Audley, Stoke-on-Trent, Trentham Gardens, Stone, Trent and Mersey Canal, Stafford, Cannock Chase Forest and Lichfield Cathedral.

Useful Links:
Two Saints Way Website
Long Distance Walkers Association

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