Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham

Fine views of the mersey estuary


Route outline for walk ch110:

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




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Helsby Hill at 141m (462ft). Helsby Hill is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Helsby Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Longster Trail, a 16km (10 miles) linear footpath connecting Helsby Hill in Cheshire, England with Piper's Ash in Cheshire, England. The Longster Trail is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Longster Trail.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Sandstone Trail, 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. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Sandstone Trail.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 267
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 117
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham

In no particular order . . .

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill Fort Excavations

Helsby Hill Fort Excavations

Photo: Derek Brindley (12)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Cheshire Plain from Woodhouse Hill

The Cheshire Plain from Woodhouse Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (24)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail on Woodhouse Hill

The Sandstone Trail on Woodhouse Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (22)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill from The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Helsby Hill from The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (10)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby and The Mersey Estuary from Helsby Hill

Helsby and The Mersey Estuary from Helsby Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (13)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Sandstone 'steps' in Woodhouse Hill Wood

Sandstone 'steps' in Woodhouse Hill Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (25)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (7)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Farmland on the edge of Snidley Moor Wood

Farmland on the edge of Snidley Moor Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (20)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby, The Mersey Estuary and Runcorn from Helsby Hill

Helsby, The Mersey Estuary and Runcorn from Helsby Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (17)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (5)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Sandstone Trail descending into Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Sandstone Trail descending into Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (3)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill summit trig point with Ellesmere Port and The Mersey Estuary beyond

Helsby Hill summit trig point with Ellesmere Port and The Mersey Estuary beyond

Photo: Derek Brindley (15)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (8)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill summit trig point

Helsby Hill summit trig point

Photo: Derek Brindley (16)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail on Helsby Hill

The Sandstone Trail on Helsby Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (14)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (21)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Sandstone 'Steps' in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Sandstone 'Steps' in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (4)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail in Woodhouse Hill Wood

The Sandstone Trail in Woodhouse Hill Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (26)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - Helsby Hill from Woodhouse Hill

Helsby Hill from Woodhouse Hill

Photo: Derek Brindley (23)

Walk ch110 Helsby Hill and The Sandstone Trail from Frodsham - The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

The Sandstone Trail in Dunsdale Wood near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (11)


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