6 great walks near famous Cheshire landmarks

White Nancy sunset by Dave Bower

White Nancy sunset by Dave Bower - Credit: Archant

Take in some of the most famous sites and sights in Cheshire with this selection of walks from our archive.

Queens Park Suspension Bridge by Hannah Melia

Queens Park Suspension Bridge by Hannah Melia - Credit: Archant

Queen's Park Suspension Bridge

Chester has many wonderful landmarks the medieval walls, with the famous Eastgate clock, the black and white Chester Rows and the Chester High Cross. The River Dee also has its fair share of landmarks including the Groves, the Old Dee Bridge and the Queen's Park Suspension Bridge which can be seen on this walk.

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Lyme Park Cage, sunset timelapse by Stephen Bell

Lyme Park Cage, sunset timelapse by Stephen Bell - Credit: Archant

The Cage at Lyme Park

Lyme Park is one of the most popular walking destinations in Cheshire, the famous Cage is a Grade II listed building that lies at the top of a hill behind the house rewards you with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

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White Nancy sunset by Dave Bower

White Nancy sunset by Dave Bower - Credit: Archant

White Nancy

There is plenty of debate about the purpose and origin of the white structure that lies at the top of Kerridge Hill. Was it built for a certain purpose or just a quirky decoration? With many people heading to the area around the Cheshire Plain for its many walking routes, White Nancy is a familiar site for visitors to Bollington.

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Sunset at Mowcop by Lindy Barber

Sunset at Mowcop by Lindy Barber - Credit: Archant

Mow Cop Castle

The very definition of a folly, this mock castle built on a hill that sits on the border of Cheshire and Staffordshire. Formerly part of the Rode Hall estate, it is now under the ownership of the National Trust.

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Jodrell Bank by David Stubbs

Jodrell Bank by David Stubbs - Credit: Archant

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Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank

Cheshire's first entry in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites is the youngest building on this list; the Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank was inaugurated on 2 August 1957 and is a constant backdrop on the horizon of this walk around Chelford.

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Old Pale Stones by Vaughan Edge

Old Pale Stones by Vaughan Edge - Credit: Archant

Standing Stones at Old Pale Hill

As it goes, the circle of red sandstone standing stones that sit atop of Old Pale Heights have no real historical value or interesting tale apart their use in commemorating the geological heritage of the around Delamere. However, the ascent rewards you with views of seven different counties, which is well worth the hike.

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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.