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10 great riverside walks in and around Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 23 May 2018 | UPDATED: 19:47 15 August 2018

Chester The Groves by Pete Lawless

Chester The Groves by Pete Lawless

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There are few finer thing than exploring the countryside surrounding the many rivers situated across the county.

The River Dane near WincleThe River Dane near Wincle

River Dane

This walk from Wincle explores the Cheshire part of the Peak District and takes in part of the route of the River Dane.

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Early morning at the Groves Chester by Pete LawlessEarly morning at the Groves Chester by Pete Lawless

River Dee

A great walk around the heart of the city of Chester which follows the River Dee and takes in some historic sites.

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Hale Lighthouse Sunset by David BakerHale Lighthouse Sunset by David Baker

River Mersey

This walk around the village of Hale, (not the one near Altrincham) explores the wildlife and spectacular views across the Mersey estuary.

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Signs to the Nantwich Riverside loopSigns to the Nantwich Riverside loop

River Weaver

This water themed walk from Nantwich allows you to experience both the Shropshire Union Canal and the River Weaver.

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The River Weaver near Bostock GreenThe River Weaver near Bostock Green

River Weaver

Another walk exploring the River Weaver, this one takes you to what was once the centre of Cheshire - Bostock Green - between Northwich and Middlewich.

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The River Bollin near StyalThe River Bollin near Styal

River Bollin

We head for Styal for a walk which combines river and woodland with the din of international air travel, the River Bollin s very pretty as it meanders through this woodland close to Quarry Bank Mill.

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The River Bollin near PrestburyThe River Bollin near Prestbury

River Bollin

The leafy village of Prestbury is another opportunity to experience the River Bollin as it runs through the west side of the popular spot.

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Marple Bridge and the River GoytMarple Bridge and the River Goyt

River Goyt

Another walk that takes in more than one significant waterway. This route takes us along the Peak Forest Canal and beside the River Goyt in Marple.

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Bridge over the River EtherowBridge over the River Etherow

River Etherow

Another walk close to Marple that also takes in the Peak Forest Canal as well as the River Etherow.

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The River GowyThe River Gowy

River Gowy

A walk that runs just outside of Chester, takes in sections of the River Gowy.

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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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