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

Field path & a canal towpath


Route outline for walk ch116:

Tarpoley  -  The Sandstone Trail  -  Ferney Lees  -  Wharton's Bridge  -  The Shorpshire Union Canal  -  Wharton's Lock  -  A49  -  Tiverton  -  Tarpoley



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

257 Crewe & Nantwich


267 Northwich & Delamere Forest, Winsford & Middlewich


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

117 Chester & Wrexham, Ellesmere Port


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley

In no particular order . . .

Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley - Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal

Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal

Photo: David Etchells (7)

Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley - Sandstone Trail Information Board at Beacon Hill Car Park near Frodsham

Sandstone Trail Information Board at Beacon Hill Car Park near Frodsham

Photo: Derek Brindley (1)

Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley - The Shropshire Union Canal from Wharton's Lock

The Shropshire Union Canal from Wharton's Lock

Photo: David Etchells (9)

Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley - Beeston Castle from fields near Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal

Beeston Castle from fields near Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal

Photo: David Etchells (6)

Walk ch116 The Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Union Canal from Tarpoley - Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal with Beeston Castle in the background

Wharton's Lock on The Shropshire Union Canal with Beeston Castle in the background

Photo: David Etchells (8)


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