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6 great walks near Alderley Edge

PUBLISHED: 12:30 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:55 15 August 2018

Alderley Edge is a popular place for walkers

Alderley Edge is a popular place for walkers


Alderley Edge is not just expensive homes and fancy restaurants, there is some fantastic walking terrain for everyone to enjoy.

The Wizard of Edge, Alderley EdgeThe Wizard of Edge, Alderley Edge

Alderley Edge

Set off from the famous Wizard Inn and explore the myths and legends of Alderley Edge.

Click here to view the directions for the Alderley Edge walk


A wood carving in Alderley EdgeA wood carving in Alderley Edge


Head south from Alderley Edge and explore quiet lanes, mixed woodland, field paths and find the remnants of the Birtles estate.

Click here to view the directions for the Birtles walk


A view from the Edge by Howard BradburyA view from the Edge by Howard Bradbury

Over Alderley

The best of both worlds with this walk, enjoy the stunning views from The Edge while avoiding the crowds at this popular tourist spot.

Click here to view the directions for the Over Alderley walk


Hare Hill by Richard MasonHare Hill by Richard Mason

Mottram St Andrew and Hare Hill detour

This walk sets off from the quaint village of Mottram St Andrew, just three miles east of Alderley Edge, there is also an option of a detour to Hare Hill Gardens.

Click here to view the directions for the Mottram St Andrew walk


Weavers Cottages in PrestburyWeavers Cottages in Prestbury

Prestbury and River Bollin

Prestbury, along with Alderley Edge and Wilmslow form what is known as Cheshire’s Golden Triangle. Take a walk around the charming and delightful village and the River Bollin.

Click here to view the directions for the Prestbury and River Bollin walk


Ornamental bridge, CapesthorneOrnamental bridge, Capesthorne

Redesmere and Capesthorne Hall

Start out at Redesmere, a lake just five miles south of Aldlerley Edge, head north and explore the extensive grounds of Capesthorne Hall, an 18th century country house built in the Tudor revival style.

Click here to view the directions for the Redesmere and Capesthorne Hall walk


All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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