6 of the best October walks in Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 08:00 06 October 2020 | UPDATED: 09:12 06 October 2020

Hilbre Island by Ron Sutton

Hilbre Island by Ron Sutton

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during October.

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The Old Dee Bridge, Chester by Paul TaylorThe Old Dee Bridge, Chester by Paul Taylor

Chester sightseeing circular route

October 2019 issue

A three-mile walk is packed with Chester’s best views: the racecourse and the Dee as seen from the Grosvenor Bridge, the ruddy Old Dee Bridge in all its 600-year-old glory, the weir on the Dee (a grade 1 listed building, no less), the elegant lines of the Queen’s Park Bridge, the lately-refurbished Grosvenor Park and, of course, those city walls.

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Mow Cop Folly by Oliver BleaseMow Cop Folly by Oliver Blease

Mow Cop Castle

October 2018 issue

Head for the heights of Mow Cop Castle, not exactly a castle but a folly built in 1754 by Randle Wilbraham, the local Lord of the Manor, it’s a great way to view the changing seasons.

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The pavilion at Bostock Green by Paul TaylorThe pavilion at Bostock Green by Paul Taylor

Bostock Green

October 2017 issue

Woodland walks in Autumn are always a delight, but this walk passes by a prominent tree in Cheshire. The Bostock Oak is said to stand in the centre of the county of Cheshire.

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Little Eye, view towards Middle Eye and Hilbre Island by Paul TaylorLittle Eye, view towards Middle Eye and Hilbre Island by Paul Taylor

West Kirby and Hilbre Island

October 2016 issue

A walk that’s out of the ordinary and does involve a certain amount of forward planning. We take the walk from West Kirby to Hilbre Island.

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Thelwall village by Paul TaylorThelwall village by Paul Taylor

Thelwall

October 2015 issue

A walk around a quiant little corner of Cheshire, taking in the major throughfares of the county with the Trans Pennine Trail and the Bridegwater Canal.

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St Mary's Church, Coddington by Keith CarterSt Mary's Church, Coddington by Keith Carter

Coddington

October 2014 issue

A family walk around near the Wales/Cheshire border, a good excursion for half term activities.

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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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