6 great walks near Alderley Edge

Alderley Edge is a popular place for walkers

Alderley Edge is a popular place for walkers - Credit: Archant

Alderley Edge is not just expensive homes and fancy restaurants, there is some fantastic walking terrain for everyone to enjoy.

The Wizard of Edge, Alderley Edge

The Wizard of Edge, Alderley Edge - Credit: Archant

Alderley Edge and Windmill Wood
Set off from the from the National Trust car park and take a trip through the mysterious woodlands of Alderley Edge.
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A wood carving in Alderley Edge

A wood carving in Alderley Edge - Credit: Keith Carter

Birtles
Head south from Alderley Edge and explore quiet lanes, mixed woodland, field paths and find the remnants of the Birtles estate.
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A view from the Edge by Howard Bradbury

A view from the Edge by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

Over Alderley
The best of both worlds with this walk, enjoy the stunning views from The Edge while avoiding the crowds at this popular tourist spot.
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Hare Hill by Richard Mason

Hare Hill by Richard Mason - Credit: Archant

Mottram St Andrew and Hare Hill detour
This walk sets off from the quaint village of Mottram St Andrew, just three miles east of Alderley Edge, there is also an option of a detour to Hare Hill Gardens.
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Weavers Cottages in Prestbury

Weavers Cottages in Prestbury - Credit: Archant

Prestbury and River Bollin
Prestbury, along with Alderley Edge and Wilmslow form what is known as Cheshire's Golden Triangle. Take a walk around the charming and delightful village and the River Bollin.
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Ornamental bridge, Capesthorne

Ornamental bridge, Capesthorne - Credit: Keith Carter

Redesmere and Capesthorne Hall
Start out at Redesmere, a lake just five miles south of Aldlerley Edge, head north and explore the extensive grounds of Capesthorne Hall, an 18th century country house built in the Tudor revival style.
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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.