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Natural high?: Walkers pause at Rawhead, the highest point on the Sandstone Trail 

Ten other middle and long distance paths, long distance routes, ways or trails connect to Cheshire’s Sandstone Trail.

Most are shown and named on the Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25,000 series maps. These routes give keen walkers, hikers and ramblers the option of continuing on across country, or creating their own long distance circular walks.

Long Distance Routes linking to the Sandstone Trail

The main long distance footpath links to the Sandstone Trail are:

Northern Section

Delamere Way (Frodsham to Stockton Heath)
Eddisbury Way (Frodsham to Higher Burwardsley)
North Cheshire Way (Chester to Disley)
Baker Way (Christleton to Brine’s Brow in Delamere Forest)
Weaver Valley Way (Frodsham to Winsford)

Central Section

Eddisbury Way (Burwardsley to Frodsham)

Southern Section

Maelor Way (Grindley Brook to Bron-y-Garth, on Offa’s Dyke)
Marches Way (Chester to Cardiff)
Shropshire Way (Whitchurch spur of a circular route through Shrewsbury)
South Cheshire Way (Grindley Brook to Mow Cop)