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6 great walks near Wilmslow

PUBLISHED: 01:00 11 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:01 11 September 2018

St. Bartholomew's Parish Church in Wilmslow by John Cocks

St. Bartholomew's Parish Church in Wilmslow by John Cocks


Wilmslow is one of the most desirable places to live in the region. Is it because of the beautiful countryside that surrounds it? These walks that are all within a five mile radius of the suburb suggests it could be the case.

The Carrs by Val LawsThe Carrs by Val Laws

Twinnies Bridge and the The Carrs Park

0 miles from Wilmslow

A short walk from the centre of Wilmslow that follows the River Bollin north through Carrs Park and ends at Twinnies Bridge.

Click here to view the directions for the Carrs Park walk

Rossmere by Howard BradburyRossmere by Howard Bradbury

Lindow Common

1 mile from Wilmslow

Start out from Lindow Common and head out in a loop which takes you towards Morley Green, back through Newgate Nature Reserve, around Rossmere and end at Black Lake.

Click here to view the directions for the Lindlow Common walk

Styal Woods by Howard BradburyStyal Woods by Howard Bradbury


2 miles from Wilmslow

A walk of vivid contrasts; for the first half of it, you are going through woodland, crossing and re-crossing the Bollin. For the second half, you are skirting the perimeter of Manchester Airport, with its high security fences before strolling the picturesque Altrincham Road back to the starting point.

Click here to view the directions for the Styal walk

Sheep grazing in Woodford by Howard BradburySheep grazing in Woodford by Howard Bradbury

Woodford to Handforth Dean

3 miles from Wilmslow

This walk takes you on a figure of eight route from the Deanwater Hotel at Woodford, through farm land towards Handforth Dean.

Click here to view the directions for the Woodford walk

A scenic view near Mottram St Andrew by Keith CarterA scenic view near Mottram St Andrew by Keith Carter

Mottram St Andrew

4 miles from Wilmslow

A walk around one of Cheshire’s most desirable locations to live which takes in a section of the North Cheshire Way.

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

Mobberley dew by John CarrollMobberley dew by John Carroll

Mobberley and Great Warford

4 miles from Wilmslow

Equestrian lovers will love this walk around the area surring Great Warford. You will pass by many fields full of horses, and you may be lucky enough to spot some wildlife on your travels.

Click here to view the directions for the Great Warford 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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