6 great walks near the Cheshire - Staffordshire border
PUBLISHED: 08:00 20 October 2020 | UPDATED: 08:55 20 October 2020
Breath-taking views, historic waterways and fascinating buildings. You can find all of these by heading to the border
The vista atop of Bosley Cloud, allows you look down across Congleton, Biddulph, Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel and swathes of Greater Manchester.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We head for the borderlands with the Peak District National Park for this walk and follow sections of the Gritstone Way.
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.
All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.