6 great walks near Knutsford
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Many people head to Knutsford for the shops, restaurants and hotels, but the surrounding area has a diverse array of countryside walks that are often overlooked. All these walks commence within a ten mile radius of the town, which make them perfect for a day trip.
1 mile from Knutsford
Tatton Park has over 1000 acres of mixed parkland that is open to the public, this includes a deer park, two meres and woodland. This walk sets off from the centre of Knutsford and goes on to explore the Tatton Estate.
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4 miles from Knutsford
Explore the area around Plumley, a small village just a few miles south of Knutsford. The added bonus is that Plumley's train station has a regular service to both Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, making it easily accessible for those without a car.
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4 miles from Knutsford
This walk explores the area around Lower Peover, you will pass by the Grade I listed St Oswald’s Church and explore the area around Peover Hall. The iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank can be seen in the distance on this route.
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5 miles from Knutsford
In this walk across Cheshire's farming country, we stride across some muddy fields and admire a church that was built in the late 18th century.
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Mobberley and Great Warford
6 miles from Knutsford
This walk starts out at Mobberley and takes us around Great Warford, a place that has links with a few famous Cheshire residents from the past and present.
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Arley and Great Budworth
8 miles from Knutsford
While Tatton is the obvious choice when looking for a walk around a stately home around Knutsford, Arley Hall is just 8 miles away, and the village of Great Budworth is always a delight to visit.
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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.