6 great walks near the Cheshire - Shropshire border
PUBLISHED: 00:00 14 February 2020
Beautiful countryside and the remnants of times gone by, make this part of the world a great place to get outdoors.
Whitchurch and the Shropshire Union Canal
Set off from Whitchurch Hertiage Centre and explore the the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, you can also encounter elements of the area's Roman history.
Audlem and Hankelow
Another walk that heavily features the Shropshire Union Canal, although this time we explore the Main Line just as it enters Cheshire.
Bickerton Hill and Raw Head
Bickerton Hill lies just ten miles north of the the Shropshire/Cheshire border. This gentle amble veers away from the more hilly parts of the area and explore it's fascinating industrail past.
Just a few miles up the road from Bickerton Hill, you will find Bunbury, where we can visit one of the most important Cheshire medieval churches.
Barthomley is just a few miles away from the north-western tip of Shropshire and is easily accessible from the M6. This explores both Barthomley and Balterley.
Another opportunity to walk alongside the main line of the Shropshire Union Canal, this time in Nantwich and it's not the only waterway that features here, as we also take in a section the River Weaver.
All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.