6 great walks near Northwich

PUBLISHED: 13:07 05 October 2019 | UPDATED: 13:07 05 October 2019

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver by John Cocks

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver by John Cocks

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Even though Northwich lies in the centre of the county, waterways are never too far away from wherever you venture. Here's a selection of our favourite walks.

Autumn On the River Weaver by Ron SuttonAutumn On the River Weaver by Ron Sutton

Northwich Heritage walk

0 miles from Northwich

The waterways are integral to the industrial heritage of Northwich, this walks starts out from the town and explores sections of the Weaver Navigation, now solely used for leisure rather than transporting goods.

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The view across to Davenham church by Keith CarterThe view across to Davenham church by Keith Carter

Davenham

2 miles from Northwich

The quaint village of Davenham is just a couple of miles outside Northwich, the most notable landmark being St Wilfrid's Parish Church. This walk explores the surrounding countryside and a section of the Trent and Mersey canal.

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

Bostock Green and the River Weaver

3 miles from Northwich

Bostock Green, between Northwich and Middlewich, was was once the centre of the county, it will come as no surpsise that this walk will take you through some quintessential Cheshire countryside.

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Anderton Boat Lift by Wynford EvansAnderton Boat Lift by Wynford Evans

Anderton Boat Lift

3 miles from Northwich

The Anderton Boat Lift is one of Cheshire's favourite places to visit, this walk starts out here and takes in Marbury Country Park and the old Lion Salt Works before reaching the pretty village of Great Budworth.

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Sunrise at Marbury Park by George StandenSunrise at Marbury Park by George Standen

Marbury Country Park

3 miles from Northwich

Marbury Country Park is a popular place for walkers of types, the acres of land with woodlands, ponds and tree-lined avenues means that there is something for everyone.

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The lane beside the church in Great Budworth by Paul TaylorThe lane beside the church in Great Budworth by Paul Taylor

Arley and Great Budworth

6 miles from Northwich

Explore the Arley estate taking in sections of the North Cheshire Way. If have time you can make some worthy detours to the George and Dragon Pub and Great Budworth Real Dairy Ice Cream Farm.

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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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