Monday 30th November 2015
Walking Cheshire’s Sandstone Trail

‘Walks in Mysterious Cheshire and Wirral’: the book

Fourteen circular walks through Cheshire and Wirral’s historic countryside

Walks in Mysterious Cheshire and Wirral

  • Format: Paperback
  • Size: 210mm x 135mm
  • Pages: 160
  • ISBN: 978-0-9553557-0-7
  • Published: New edition 2006


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The best way to explore Cheshire — a landscape steeped in mystery — is on foot. This new and wholly revised edition of a classic walking book contains fascinating. easy to follow wals exploring the unexpected past — from quiet strolls to hill and country rambles, by river, wood and ancient lane.

Discover Pete Marsh — the bog man, a gypsy king’s grave, lost Roman and medieval roads, a church in the marshes, a ghostly duck and a headless procession, a stone elephant, a hermit’s cave, a haunted bridge, ancient copper mines, packhorse bridges, saltways and more.


  1. Parkgate and Neston walk: Along the changing shore
  2. Little Barrow walk: Across the Gowy marshes
  3. Hockenhull Platts walk: Packhorse bridges across the river Gowy
  4. Shocklach walk: Around Castletown
  5. Willington walk: Above ‘Little Switzerland’
  6. Delamere walk: Along Roman Watling Street – below the hillfort
  7. Peckforton walk: From the Stone Elephant to the Pheasant
  8. Bickerton walk: From Mad Allen’s Hole to Maiden Castle
  9. Tushingham walk: Dead ducks and diplomas
  10. Little Budworth walk: Remains of Mondrem
  11. Whitegate walk: Where Vale Royal Abbey stood
  12. Lindow Moss walk: In search of the Bog Man
  13. Alderley Edge walk: Across the copper hills
  14. Bollington walk: From White Nancy along Kerridge Ridge

Reviews and Endorsements

“The 14 walks in this book certainly unearth the essential spice of life in Cheshire. Mysterious? You bet. Now read on.”

— Patrick O’Neill, Editor, Cheshire Life magazine


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