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Cheshire Walks from Country Pubs, Richard Thurlwell - This book covers some of the area s finest Cheshire country pubs with accompanying walks from the industrial towns and cities in the North to the plain and agricultural farming lands in the South from the silted coastline of the River Dee Estuary at Parkgate in the West on the Wirral Peninsular to the rugged hills and moors of the Peak District in the East. While exploring the beautiful and varied scenery of the Cheshire countryside it will guide you to hidden gems in which to relax en route, meet friends or family and enjoy welcoming surroundings, have a drink maybe some food a snack or meal either outdoors in the beer garden in the summer or inside near a real fire in the winter. Published February 16. 

ISBN: 9781910758113 - Cheshire Walks from Country Pubs

Walking Cheshire's Sandstone Trail, Tony Bowerman - This new edition of the official, in-depth, full colour guide book to the Sandstone Trail is the perfect companion for weekend strollers and dedicated long-distance walkers alike. Everything you need to walk and enjoy Cheshire s Sandstone Trail is here. Clear, easy-to-follow route descriptions; detailed Ordnance Survey maps of the whole trail; fascinating explanations of the Trail s geology, history, landscapes and wildlife; what to look out for along the way from castles and caves, to views and wildlife; hundreds of stunning modern and active photographs. Published December 13.

ISBN: 9781908632333 - Walking Cheshire's sandstone trail

 

Countryside Dog Walks: Wirral and West Cheshire, Gilly Seddon - Written for all dog owners looking for hassle-free walks to enjoy with their dogs, this guidebook is beautifully designed and packed with stunning photography - giving dog owners access to 20 of the finest walks in the Wirral and West Cheshire. Areas covered include: Bidston Hill, Royden Park, Heswall Dales, Frodsham, Helsby, Chester and Bickerton Hill. With clear information, an introduction for each walk, and simple, easy-to-read maps, this beautiful book will appeal to all who want to venture out into the countryside with their dogs. The walks cater for all levels of fitness and ability - having no stiles the routes ensure hassle-free walks for both dog and owner. Both authors are experienced walkers, qualified in mountain leadership and countryside management. Published August 13.

ISBN: 9780957372245 - Countryside dog walks - Wirral & West Cheshire

Circular Walks in Wirral, Carl Rogers - Features 17 circular leisure walks of varying length, exploring Wirral's finest coast and countryside. This title contains 8 pages of colour photos, black & white photos and maps. Published June 12.

Walks Around the Sandstone Ridge and West Cheshire, Steve Goodier - Features 20 self guided walks that are suitable for various abilities. Published March 10.

ISBN: 9781902302744 - Walks Around the Sandstone Ridge and West Cheshire



 

More Pocket Pub Walks Cheshire, David H Pill - Following the great success of his first volume in this series, now awaiting a reprint, author David Pill offers a second selection. The new routes range from 2 - 6 and a half miles, and are centred on the beautiful Cheshire countryside, and are based on local pubs serving good food. The walks include routes through pretty villages such as Styal, Gawsworth and Wrenbury; beside canal towpaths at Christleton and Norton; in woodland at Glazebury, Thurstaston and Hatchmere and via historic landmarks such as the old Roman Road at Appleton Thorn, Cheshire's salt industry at Darnhall, and Civil War skirmishes at Haslington. Other walks where country lanes, wild flowers and birdsong can be enjoyed include little Budworth, Bartington, Shocklach, near the Welsh border, and Poynton. Besides good food, the pubs have been handpicked for their range of ales, history and character. Published April 13.

ISBN: 9781846742859 - More Pocket Pub Walks Cheshire
 

Cheshire - A Dog Walker's Guide, Judy Smith - The 20 circular routes in this book have been designed with maximum off-lead time and minimum exposure to roads. Each walk has information on the distance and terrain, livestock likely to be encountered, number and type of stiles en route and, in an emergency, the nearest veterinary surgery. Published May 12. 

ISBN: 9781846743023 - Cheshire - a Dog Walker's Guide

 

Walks in West Cheshire and Wirral, Jan Darling - From Lymm and Great Budworth in the north to Peckforton and Bickerton in the south, this new guide describes 30 varied walks, ranging from 3-7 miles in length. Each walk features a reader friendly factfile, a clear route map with lots of photographs as well as snippets on local history, architecture and wildlife of the area. Published Dec 07

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Pathfinder Guide - Cheshire, 5th Edition, Neil Coates - Walkers coming to Cheshire and expecting an entirely flat county are in for a surprise. There are easy, undemanding walks that take you across characteristic, pastoral Cheshire landscapes, invariably passing through some of the attractive villages and by some of the county's outstanding churches and country houses. But you can also experience rough and challenging moorland hikes on the edge of the Peak District, plenty of attractive woodland walks along the sandstone ridge, or across parklands, or through the remnants of the medieval forests, a superb choice of peaceful canal walks and, on the Wirral, even coastal - or at least estuary - walking. Published February 11.

ISBN: 9781854585677 - Pathfinder Cheshire

Historic Walks in Cheshire, Jim Rubery - A collection of 20 historic walks around some of the outstanding countryside and rich historical heritage of Cheshire. Colour illustrations and OS mapping accompany the route descriptions to provide clear and interesting information about the region and its history. In a little over 2000 sq km, Cheshire offers much of what is best about traditional England with over 3500km of fine walking on public rights of way that range from the wild, upland landscape of the Peak District to lush riverside pastures and meadows of the plain. It also offers charming villages, friendly towns, famous stately homes, glorious gardens, fascinating museums and, of course, one of Europe's most historic and popular cities, Chester itself. The 20 routes, described and illustrated with OS mapping and colour photographs, attempt to reveal some of the splendours of this land of the 'brindled cat', with a series of walks which combine landscape with architecture, natural beauty with history, and our heritage with our diverse and complex culture. Published June 03. K

 

Kiddiwalks in Cheshire, John and Anne Nuttall - This is a collection of twenty circular walks designed for children and family groups which explore the local landscape and wildlife. It includes routes at Lymm, Alderley Edge, Little Budworth, Chester, Warmingham, Audlem and the Wirral, with maps and photographs. Published May 07.

ISBN: 9781846740268 - Kiddiwalks in Cheshire

 

Drive and Stroll in Cheshire, Brian Conduit - With its glorious countryside, inspiring views and fascinating reminders of an historic past Cheshire provides a rich landscape with quiet woods and hidden valleys, lush parkland and charming villages. The 20 circular routes vary in length from 2 to 6 and a half miles and visit such places as the Dee Estuary with its superb views; the ancient woodland of Delamere Forest; the countryside of the Weaver valley and the magnificent sandstone escarpment of Alderley Edge to name a few. Published April 09

Drive and Stroll in Cheshire

Walks into History - Cheshire - The lively and informative routes in this guide take the walker on a journey through history past sites of medieval castles, grand houses, mills and battlefields. The 16 circular walks vary in length between 1 and a half and 8 and a half miles and can be undertaken by everyone including the young, not-so-young and the not-so-fit. Published April 08.
 

ISBN: 9781846740725 - Walks into History Cheshire

All Terrain Pushchair Walks, Norman Buckley - This book contains 25 graded walks to choose from with something for everyone, from level routes around pretty Cheshire villages to more adventurous hikes across the hillsides. You don't have to have a young family or a pushchair to enjoy these walks as they will appeal to those simply seeking a gentler ramble, and some are suitable for wheelchairs. Detailed directions and a map are provided for each route, together with some stunning photographs. Published June 07.

Circular Walks along the Sandstone Trail, Ruth Rogers - This book contains both descriptions of the complete 32-mile north to south route, and twelve linked circular walks of between 5 and 9 miles in length. Published January 06.

Wirral Walks, Anthony Annakin-Smith - 25 walks around the Wirral.  Revised Second Edition. Published March 10. 

Best Walks in the Welsh Borders, Simon Whaley - From beyond Llangollen in the north to Symonds Yat near Chepstow in the south, the Welsh/English border offers some of the quietest and most remote walking in Southern Britain. There are plenty of reminders of the often turbulent history of the area to beguile the walker: Offa's Dyke, castles, abbeys, quiet villages and small towns and the relics of industrial and military activity. This book selects 35 of the best walks, including ascents of Wenlock Edge and the Sugar Loaf, and suggests routes for walkers of all ages and abilities. Published June 07

ISBN: 9780711227668 - Best Walks in the Welsh Borders

Cheshire: The Gritstone Edge Walks, Neil Coates - Cheshire is an ideal county to explore on foot. Rocky rivers and broad river valleys form natural routes for the walker. A landscape of rich agricultural land, woodland and lowland heath coupled with the rugged and spectacular scenery of the Pennine Moors. Historic Chester is featured in one of the walks and it provides a great opportunity to explore the city's many historic delights. Canals are a familiar feature of the county, a reminder of its proximity to the centres of the Industrial revolution in the north west. Throughout this guide the walks take full advantage of the many and diverse features of one of the oldest counties in England. Going for a longer holiday or want more Cheshire walks? Pathfinder Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. They are the perfect companion for country walks throughout Britain. Each title features 28 circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, all tried and tested by seasoned walkers. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone. Published February 11.

Adventurous Pub Walks in Cheshire, David Dunford - The 20 circular walks contained in this book are all between 7 to 13 miles and are designed to be a little more adventurous and challenging than the average footpath guide. Published June 10.

ISBN: 9781846741937 - Adventurous Pub Walks in Cheshire

Pub Walks in Cheshire, James Edwards -Features circular walks around Cheshire, starting and finishing at a good local pub. Published March 07.

Pub Strolls in Cheshire, James F Edwards - Thirty short circular routes based on good local pubs. Includes walks near Chester, Nantwich, Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield, Wilmslow and Northwich. Published March 01. Re-printed 2011

Best Pub Walks in Cheshire, Jen Darling - 30 circular walks, ranging from 3 to 10 miles, covering the entire county. Ideal for lovers of Real Ale and those looking for a good pub lunch. Each walk is graded in terms of mileage and difficulty. Published May 00.


BEST PUB WALKS in CHESHIRE

Cheshire Walks with Children, Nick Lambert - Now completely revised and updated, this was the first in Sigma's "walks with children" series and has quickly become a firm favourite. There are 30 walks of various lengths, together with things to look out for and questions to answer along the way, making it an entertaining book for young and old alike. Limited availability. Published March 10.

Short Walks from Wirral Villages, Joanna McIlhatton. Limited availability. Published November 08.

ISBN: 9781902512235 - Short Walks from Wirral Villages

 

Walks in the Country: Cheshire, David Pill - 20 rural walks of between 2 and 6 miles, including routes near Daresbury, Prestbury, Church Lawton, Ravensmoor and Farndon. Includes a separate section on nearby places of interest. Limited availability.  Published June 98.

The Salter's Way, John Merrill - Details a 25 mile-walk across Cheshire from Northwich, following old saltways to the Pennine Hills at Slatersford, a walk from the plains to the hills. Limited availability. Published November 91.

Walks Around Chester and Dee Estuary, David Berry.  Limited availability. Published May 12.

ISBN: 9781902302997 - Walks Around Chester and Dee Estuary

Country Rambles and Manchester Walks, Leopold Har Grindon - Country rambles and Manchester walks and wild flowers: being rural wanderings in Cheshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire. Limited availability. Published April 11.

Summer Rambles in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire, Leopold Har Gindon - Being a sequel to "Manchester Walks and Wild Flowers" Limited availability. Published February 11.

Waterside Walks in Cheshire, James F Edwards - 20 walks taking in the local waterways including the Bridgewater Canal, the River Weaver, Redes Mere and the River Dee. The walks range in length from 3 to 8 miles. Limited availability. Published April 99.

The Cheshire Ring - Canal Side Walks, Sally Bailey - This is the first of two volumes of circular canal-side walks which together take you round the whole 97 miles of The Cheshire Ring. It contains 23 walks ranging from four to eight and a half miles in length and covers the western side of The Ring. The walks take you along the Bridgewater Canal and The Trent and Mersey Canal, from the former s junction with the Rochdale Canal in the Castlefield area of Manchester in the north, to the latter s junction with the Macclesfield Canal at Hall Green near Kidsgrove in the south.  Limited availability. Published February 15.

ISBN: 9781850589990 - The Cheshire Ring: In Circular Canal-Side Walks 1

Walks in Mysterious Cheshire and Wirral, Tony Bowerman - Fourteen circular walks - 13 are between 2 and 6 miles in length, with one 12-miler. The easy-to-follow walks explore the unexpected past - discover 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, and much more. Re-printed 2009. Limited availability

.Lancashire and Cheshire AA 50 Walks - Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and this guide features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of Lancashire and Cheshire, as well as other local points of interest. All walks are annotated with places to visit along the way, including tea rooms and pubs, with extra details on their character and the food on offer. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets.  Limited availability. Published February 09.

 ISBN: 9780749560560 - Lancashire and Cheshire

Philip's Street Atlas, Cheshire - This fully revised pocket-sized street atlas of Cambridgeshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the county. Published Aug 15


 

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