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6 great walks near Knutsford

PUBLISHED: 00:00 02 February 2018 | UPDATED: 18:55 15 August 2018

Tatton Parklands by Jill Weare

Tatton Parklands by Jill Weare


Many people head to Knutsford for the shops, restaurants and hotels, but the surounding area has a diverse array of countryside walks that are often overlooked. All these walks commence within a ten mile radius of the town, which make them perfect for a day trip.

Tatton Park by Gillian BakerTatton Park by Gillian Baker

Tatton Park

1 mile from Knutsford

Tatton Park has over 1000 acres of mixed parkland that is open to the public, this includes a deer park, two meres and woodland. There are many options for walking in Tatton Park and you can find the routes in the guide supplied by the Tatton Estate.

Click here to download the walk guide


Plumley Station by Keith CarterPlumley Station by Keith Carter


4 miles from Knutsford

Explore the area around Plumley, a small village just a few miles south of Knutsford. The added bonus is that Plumley’s train station has a regular service to both Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, making it easily accessible for those without a car.

Click here to view the directions for the Plumley walk


Woodland in Peover by Keith CarterWoodland in Peover by Keith Carter

Over Peover and Peover Park

4 miles from Knutsford

This walk explores the area around Over Peover, you will pass by the Grade I listed St Lawrence’s Church and explore the area around Peover Hall. The iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank can be seen in the distance on this route.

Click here to view the directions for the Peover walk


View over sand pit LakeView over sand pit Lake


5 miles from Knutsford

In this walk across Cheshire’s farming country, we stride across some muddy fields and admire a church that was built in the late 18th century.

Click here to view the directions for the Chelford walk


A friendly horse in a field in Great Warford says helloA friendly horse in a field in Great Warford says hello

Mobberley and Great Warford

6 miles from Knutsford

This walk starts out at Mobberley and takes us around Great Warford, a place that has links with a few famous Cheshire residents from the past and present.

Click here to view the directions for the Mobberley walk


The pond beside the path just before you reach Knutsford RoadThe pond beside the path just before you reach Knutsford Road

Arley and Great Budworth

8 miles from Knutsford

While Tatton is the obvious choice when looking for a walk around a stately home around Knutsford, Arley Hall is just 8 miles away, and the village of Great Budworth is always a delight to visit.

Click here to view the directions for the Budworth 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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