6 of the best August walks in Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 16:35 03 August 2020

The Macclesfield Canal by Paul Taylor

The Macclesfield Canal by Paul Taylor

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during August. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Blue skies and green fields from Croker Hill by Paul TaylorBlue skies and green fields from Croker Hill by Paul Taylor

Croker Hill

August 2019 issue

Head to the western edge of the Peak District,starting out at Sutton near Macclesfield. Navigating your walk to the 400m summit of Croker Hill will reward you with views of the Cheshire Plain and Manchester.

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Entrance to Poynton Coppice by Paul TaylorEntrance to Poynton Coppice by Paul Taylor

Poynton

August 2018 issue

The starting point at Nelson Pit Visitor Centre sets the theme for this walk that explores the industrial heritage of this area.

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Gardens at Walton Hall by Paul TaylorGardens at Walton Hall by Paul Taylor

Appleton and Higher Walton

August 2017 issue

Warrington is often overlooked as a walking destination, but this gentle stroll around Appleton and Higher Walton shows you don’t always have to head to the country to enjoy a nice walk.

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A pretty view from Avro Golf Club by Paul TaylorA pretty view from Avro Golf Club by Paul Taylor

Woodford

August 2016 issue

This walk was written before the building of the Woodford Garden Village, so it recommended you consult a recent version of the OS map to plan your route.

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2014 The well dedicated to St Plegmund by Keith Carter2014 The well dedicated to St Plegmund by Keith Carter

Plemstall

August 2014 issue

Head for the outskirts of Chester to explore the quiet villages of Plemstall, Guilden Sutton and Mickle Trafford.

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2013 Prestbury by Keith Carter2013 Prestbury by Keith Carter

Prestbury

August 2013 issue

Prestbury is one of the most desirable locations to live in Cheshire and it’s easy to see why when it is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

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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. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.

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