Walks, Routes and Maps on The Sandstone Trail
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The Sandstone Trail is a 51km (32 miles) linear footpath connecting Frodsham in Cheshire, England with Whitchurch in Shropshire, England.

The Sandstone Trail is waymarked by black bootmarks with a yellow S.


Walk ch151 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tiverton

Canal towpath and field paths

Route Summary: - Tiverton, The Shropshire Union Canal, Wharton's Lock, The Sandstone Trail, Beeston Castle, Beeston, Beeston Hall Farm, Tiverton.

Length: 5.5km (3½ miles) | Ascent: 87m (286ft) | Allow at least: 1¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk ch213 The Sandstone Trail and Higher Burwardsley from Beeston

Woodland and farmland walk

Route Summary: - Beeston, Beeston Castle, The Sandstone Trail, Peckforton Woods, Higher Burwardsley, Waste Hill, Peckforton Hills, Peckforton Castle Lodge, Willis's Wood, Beeston.

Length: 7.5km (4¾ miles) | Ascent: 157m (515ft) | Allow at least: 2¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley

Field path & a canal towpath

Route Summary: - Tarpoley, The Sandstone Trail, Ferney Lees, Wharton's Bridge, The Shorpshire Union Canal, Wharton's Lock, A49, Tiverton, Tarpoley.

Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 90m (295ft) | Allow at least: 2½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk ch153 Raw Head and The Sandstone Trail from Higher Burwardsley

Superb views of the Cheshire Plain

Route Summary: - Upper Burwardsley, The Sandstone Trail, Bulkeley Hill, Raw Head (Rawhead), Bodnook Wood, Burwardsley Hill, Burwardsley, Upper Burwardsley.

Length: 8.5km (5½ miles) | Ascent: 320m (1050ft) | Allow at least: 3hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham

Fine views of the mersey estuary

Route Summary: - Frodsham, Beacon Hill (Frodsham), Frodsham Golf Course, Dunsdale Wood, Tong Dean, Helsby Hill Fort, Helsby Hill, The Longster Trail, Harmers Wood, The Sandstone Trail, Snidley Moor and Woodhouse Hill, Snidley Moor Wood, Beacon Hill (Frosham), Frodsham.

Length: 10km (6¼ miles) | Ascent: 382m (1254ft) | Allow at least: 3½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ch136 Raw Head, Bickerton Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Duckington

Superb views of the Cheshire Plain

Route Summary: - Duckington, Bickerton Hill, Brown Knowl, Fullers Moor, Harthill, Bodnook Wood, Droppingstone Farm, The Sandstone Trail, Raw Head (Rawhead), Chiflik Farm, Gallantry Bank, Bickerton, Bickerton Hill, Maiden Castle (Bickerton Hill), Duckington.

Length: 10.5km (6½ miles) | Ascent: 421m (6ft) | Allow at least: 2¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ch142 The Sandstone Trail, Beeston Castle and Higher Burwardsley from Tarporley

Field paths and woodland

Route Summary: - Tarpoley, The Sandstone Trail, Ferney Lees, Wharton's Bridge, The Shorpshire Union Canal, Wharton's Lock, Beeston Castle, Beeston, Peckforton Woods, Higher Burwardsley, Waste Hill, Peckforton Hills, Peckforton Castle Lodge, Willis's Wood, Beeston, A49, Tiverton, Tarpoley.

Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 269m (883ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ch107 Bulkeley Hill, Raw Head, Bickerton Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Upper Bewardsley

Superb views of the Cheshire Plain

Route Summary: - Upper Burwardsley, The Sandstone Trail, Bulkeley Hill, Raw Head (Rawhead), Chiflik Farm, Gallantry Bank, Bickerton, Bickerton Hill, Maiden Castle (Bickerton Hill), Brown Knowl, Fullers Moor, Harthill, Burwardsley, Upper Burwardsley.

Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 558m (1831ft) | Allow at least: 5¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate





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