Walks in Mysterious Cheshire & Wirral

Walks in Mysterious Cheshire & Wirral


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This new and wholly revised edition of a classic walking book contains fascinating, easy to follow walks exploring the unexpected past — from quiet strolls to hill and country rambles, by river, wood and ancient lane.

A fascinating journey back in time …

982 in stock

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The best way to explore Cheshire — a landscape steeped in mystery — is on foot.

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


“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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