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6 great walks near Warrington

PUBLISHED: 12:48 02 January 2019 | UPDATED: 13:06 02 January 2019

Gardens at Walton Hall by Howard Bradbury

Gardens at Walton Hall by Howard Bradbury

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Enjoy this diverse set of walks that all commence within a few miles from the centre of Warrington

Fox Covert by Ray TickleFox Covert by Ray Tickle

Appleton and Higher Walton

4 miles from Warrington

Start off from Appleton on the edge of Warrington Golf club and enjoy the views from a vantage point close to Fox Covert Cemetery before heading onto Walton Hall.

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Moore Evening Reflections Warrington by Sean NolanMoore Evening Reflections Warrington by Sean Nolan

Moore Nature Reserve

4 miles from Warrington

Sandwiched between the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey, Moore Nature Reserve comprises of almost 200 acres of woodland, meadows, lakes and ponds, a pleasant surprise what is predominantly an industrial area.

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Thelwall village by Howard BradburyThelwall village by Howard Bradbury

Trans Pennine Trail and Bridgewater Canal

4 miles from Warrington

This walk takes you along a stretch of the Trans Pennine Trail which was once the Warrington and Stockport Railway, carrying not just passengers but coal for Fiddlers Ferry power station. And the return leg takes you along the Bridgewater Canal.

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Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood by Beatrice TettehLewis Carroll Centenary Wood by Beatrice Tetteh

Daresbury

5 miles from Warrington

Not a traditional walk in the usual sense, but an ideal opportunity to take in the landmarks associated with the Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Caroll. Set off from the Ring O’Bells pub passinh by the famous weathervane before heading towards the Lewis Carroll Centre and onto the small but quaint Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood.

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The Thelwall Ferry by Howard BradburyThe Thelwall Ferry by Howard Bradbury

Lymm and Thelwall

6 miles from Warrington

Starting out from Lymm, you will pass by the Manchester Ship Canal where you will see the penny ferry crossing at Thelwall.

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Sankey Canal by Allan MasonSankey Canal by Allan Mason

Burtonwood and the Sankey Valley

6 miles from Warrington

Setting off from Burtonwood, passing by the remains of Bradlegh Old Hall before heading towards the Sankey Valley.

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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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