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6 walks close to stately homes in Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 14 June 2017 | UPDATED: 18:49 24 November 2017

The gardens at Arley Hall by Michael Schofield

The gardens at Arley Hall by Michael Schofield

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If you’re visiting one of the many stately homes Cheshire, make a day of it by taking a walk in the surrounding areas.

Great Budworth by Gillian Baker Great Budworth by Gillian Baker

Arley Hall

The village of Great Budworth was part of the Arley Hall estate for centuries and this walk starts begins close to the stately home. Visit the famous George and Dragon pub which dates back to the 17th century.

Click here to view the Great Budworth walk

The Cage at Lyme Park by Kate Warrington The Cage at Lyme Park by Kate Warrington

Lyme Hall

Lyme Park has a deer park of over 1,000 acres which is a favourite for walkers. We have two treks that run close to the estate, one that heads east towards Poynton and one that starts out at Disley and into the Peak District with views of Lyme Park and White Nancy.

Click here to view the Higher Poynton walk | Click here to view the Peak District walk

The towers and turrets of Capesthorne Hall by Gillian Baker The towers and turrets of Capesthorne Hall by Gillian Baker

Capesthorne Hall

Capesthorne Hall is a majestic building that lies just a few miles west of Macclesfield, and some extensive grounds and gardens that you can visit. We have two walks that head south of the estate , one to nearby Siddington and another a little further afield at Marton.

Click here to view the Marton walk | Click here to view the Siddington walk

Church of St. James the Great in Gawsworth by Gillian Baker Church of St. James the Great in Gawsworth by Gillian Baker

Gawsworth Hall

Gawsworth Hall is of almost equal distance to the popular towns of Macclesfield and Congleton and Shutlingsloe in the Peak District. You can head north and explore the wildlife at Danes Moss or go south to visit the village of North Rode.

Click here to view the Danes Moss walk | Click here to view the North Rode walk

Rooftops of Little Moreton Hall by Jane Jennings Rooftops of Little Moreton Hall by Jane Jennings

Little Moreton Hall

Head towards Little Moreton Hall, Congleton from the village of Astbury and take in one of our historic waterways in the form of the Macclesfield Canal. Mow Cop can be seen on the horizon and is only a short distance away from the Hall.

Click here to view the Astbury walk

The Old Mill within the gorunds of Dunham Park by Michael Harrison The Old Mill within the gorunds of Dunham Park by Michael Harrison

Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey is just west of Altrincham, our walk starts out at the estate and heads south to the village of Little Bollington while passing sections of the Bridgewater Canal and the River Bollin.

Click here to view the Dunham Massey walk

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