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10 walks in and around the Cheshire Peak District

PUBLISHED: 00:00 10 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 24 February 2018

Landscape near Wildboarclough

Landscape near Wildboarclough

Keith Carter

A collection of walks in and around the Cheshire section of the Peak District National Park.

View from Tegg's Nose View from Tegg's Nose

Tegg’s Nose Country Park

From Tegg’s Nose, you can survey not just the Cheshire Plain, with Jodrell Bank standing proudly in the middle distance and the Welsh mountains on the horizon, but also the hills undulating towards the Macclesfield Forest.

Tegg’s Nose walk

 

View from the Black Rocks View from the Black Rocks

Disley and the Black Rocks

Take in some awesome views over the Cheshire Plain from White Nancy at Kerridge and Tegg’s Nose Country Park.

Disley walk

 

Panniers Pool Panniers Pool

Wildboarclough and Macclesfield Forest

This part of the Peak District is famous for landmarks such as the Cat and Fiddle Inn and Three Shires Head. This four mile walk between Wildboarclough and Macclesfield Forest takes in part of the River Dane.

Wildboarclough walk

 

Dane Valley Way beside the old canal Dane Valley Way beside the old canal

Wincle

This walk is close to the Staffordshire border and is a great detour for those visiting Congleton or Macclesfield.

Wincle walk

 

The path to Shining Tor The path to Shining Tor

Shining Tor and Errwood Reservoir

Head for the highest point in Cheshire, enjoying some panoramic natural beauty and a ruined mansion.

Shining Tor walk

 

Shutlingsloe Shutlingsloe

Shutlingsloe

Head to the summit of Cheshire’s third highest peak starting out from Wildboarclough and taking in views of Macclesfield Forest.

Shutlingsloe walk

 

The view from Moorside Lane, near Pott Shrigley The view from Moorside Lane, near Pott Shrigley

Bollington and Pott Shrigley

A walk that begins and ends in Bollington that takes in parts of the Macclesfield Canal and the pretty village of Pott Shrigley.

Bollington walk

 

Hollinwood Lane, en route to the Peak Forest Canal Hollinwood Lane, en route to the Peak Forest Canal

Peak Forest Canal and Marple Bridge

This walk takes us along the Peak Forest Canal and beside the River Goyt in Marple.

Peak Forest Canal walk

 

Windgather Rocks by Jacqueline Hesketh Windgather Rocks by Jacqueline Hesketh

Kettleshulme

Start out on the moors at Pym Chair, take in the Windgather Rocks and enjoy fine views of Shining Tor.

Kettleshulme walk

 

Lyme Hall, seen from the path leading to The Cage. Lyme Hall, seen from the path leading to The Cage.

Higher Poynton and Lyme Park

Start out from the Nelson Pit Visitor Centre in Higher Poynton, and explore the historic grounds of Lyme Park.

Lyme Park walk

 

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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