6 great walks near the Cheshire - Staffordshire border

PUBLISHED: 00:00 16 October 2020 | UPDATED: 08:46 16 October 2020

View from Mow Cop by Gemma Howarth Rymill

View from Mow Cop by Gemma Howarth Rymill

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Breath-taking views, historic waterways and fascinating buildings. You can find all of these by heading to the border

The trig point on The Cloud by Paul TaylorThe trig point on The Cloud by Paul Taylor

Bosley Cloud

The vista atop of Bosley Cloud, allows you look down across Congleton, Biddulph, Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel and swathes of Greater Manchester.

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View over ponds at Gawsworth  by Paul TaylorView over ponds at Gawsworth by Paul Taylor

North Rode and Gawsworth

Just north of the Cloud, we head to Bosley Top Lock, where we can embark on a journey across an area of the county that is often overlooked as a walking destination.

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Mow Cop Castle by Paul TaylorMow Cop Castle by Paul Taylor

Mow Cop

Another walk that rewards you with a great vantage point, this time from the folly of Mow Cop Castle, near the Cheshire and Staffordshire border.

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The view across Dean Brook by Paul TaylorThe view across Dean Brook by Paul Taylor

Barthomley circular

A stone’s throw from the busy A500, and close to the Staffordshire border, lies the lovely village of Barthomley, the beggining and end of this circular walk.

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The Salt Line by Paul TaylorThe Salt Line by Paul Taylor

Hassall Green and Rode Heath

The Salt Line is the former Sandbach to Wheelock branch of the North Staffordshire Railway and we travel sections of this on our walk from Hassall Green.

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Dane Valley Way near Wincle by Paul TaylorDane Valley Way near Wincle by Paul Taylor

Wincle

We head for the borderlands with the Peak District National Park for this walk and follow sections of the Gritstone Way.

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St Mary's Church Astbury by Paul DraycottSt Mary's Church Astbury by Paul Draycott

Astbury - BONUS

We start in the village of Astbury, just a few minutes south of Congleton and head towards Little Moreton Hall, the famous Tudor manor house that is close to the county line.

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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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