Walking and Cycling in Cheshire

Long Distance / Waymarked Trails and Track


Sandstone Trail - 34 miles / 55 kilometres between Frodsham and Whitchurch -


The Gritstone Trail – 35 miles / 56 kilometres – details and route on this site
www.visitcheshire.com and www.cheshireeast.gov.ukArchive PDF download


Baker Way - 13miles - between Chester (Chester Railway Station) and Delamere Forest Park
www.visitchester.com/things-to-do/wayfinder/baker-way-route-wf821 - also see Archive PDF download


Bishop Bennet Way - 34 miles (Cheshire section) between Beeston, Cheshire - Wirswall, Shrops - Horse Ride (Multi User)
www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/bishop-bennet-way-p176521 - also see Archive PDF download


Bollin Valley Way - 25 miles path following the course of the River Bollin. Between Macclesfield Riverside Park and Partington


Etherow Goyt Valley Way - 15mile footpath between Vernon Park in Stockport andthe Longdendale Trail in the Peak District near Hadfield.


Ladybrook Valley Trail - 9 miles begins in the moorland countryside of the Peak District and gradually falls some 275 metres through a variety of changing landscapes and habitats to its confluence with the River Mersey at Cheadle.
www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Ladybrook+Valley+Interest+Trail - also see www.stockport.gov.uk/...


The Middlewood Way - 11 miles - former railway linking Marple with Macclesfield offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including walking, cycling, horse riding, bird watching and picnicking. Well surfaced routes suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs
Archive PDF download


The Midshires Way - 225 miles - long-distance footpath and bridleway across middle England


The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) - route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines


The Cheshire Ring - 97 miles - following the towpaths of six historic canals through Lancashire, Cheshire and Staffordshire


Weaver Way - 40miles - between Audlem and Frodsham - mainly canal towpath or riverside paths, some country lanes and road walking in town centres.
www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/the-weaver-way-p176471 - also see Archive PDF download



Riding the Ridges - Mountain bike route - 28 km /17 miles Archived PDF download or see www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/riding-the-ridges


Wheelock Rail Trail and Salt Line Cycling Route - Traffic free route - 2 km / 1.24 miles (Wheelock) 3 km / 1.8 miles (Salt Line) end to end - Archived PDF download
or see www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/cycle-the-wheelock-rail-trail-and-salt-line


The Cheshire Cycleway - (National Cycle Network Route 70) - 176mile / 282km circular route around Cheshire - see www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/ncn-route-70


Biddulph Valley Way - for walkers, cyclsits and horse riders - part of Route 55 - the Cheshire section is just 3.5 miles long - Archived PDF download
it continues to Stoke on Trent - see www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/cycle-the-biddulph-valley-way


Chester Railway Path - 8 miles - between Chester and the Wharf at Connah's Quay
www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/chester-railway-path - also see Archive PDF download


Signals and Saltmarsh - Circular 12mile - Minor roads and traffic free cycling along the Wirral Way
www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/signals-to-saltmarsh-p37841 - also see Archive PDF download


Rambleon by Ramblerman – for walking festivals and walk / cycle tacks and trails



Cycle Hire in Cheshire


chestercyclehire.com - 64 Hoole Road, Chester -


Delamere Bike Shop & Hire Linmere Visitor Centre, Delamere Forest -


Macclesfield Mountain Biking – Guided Mountain Bike Rides, Basic Skills & Bike Maintenance Courses


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