6 of the best May walks in Cheshire

Forest Chapel by Paul Taylor

Forest Chapel by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during May. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the foreseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Trentabank Reservoir by Paul Taylor

Trentabank Reservoir by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Trentabank and Macclesfield Forest
May 2019 issue
Conifers may be more associated with a winter wonderland feeling, but this area is a spectacular place to walk in May. It’s teeming full of wildlife: from red deer to herons.
Click here to view the details of the Macclesfield Forest walk

Alderley Edge woods by Paul Taylor

Alderley Edge woods by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Alderley Edge and Windmill Wood
May 2018 issue
A spring ramble through the mysterious woodlands of Alderley Edge and up to Castle Rock.
Click here to view the details of the Alderley Edge walk

Lovell Telescope by Gemma Howarth Rymill

Lovell Telescope by Gemma Howarth Rymill - Credit: Archant

Chelford
May 2017 issue
Head to Chelford for a relatively flat walk to a landscape that has a rich agricultural past.
Click here to view the details of the Chelford walk

Marple Aqueduct by Paul Taylor

Marple Aqueduct by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Romiley and Marple
May 2016 issue
A watery walk, starting at Romiley, taking in sections of the Peak Forest Canal, the River Goyt and the River Etherow. Marvelat the wonder of Marple Aqueduct.
Click here to view the details of the Romiley and Marple walk

View from Woodhouse Hill by Paul Taylor

View from Woodhouse Hill by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Sandstone Trail and Frodsham
May 2015 issue
Go up hill and down dale on a walk above Frodsham. A bright sunny day in May will reward you with fantastic views from the top of from Woodhouse Hill.
Click here to view the details of the Frodsham walk

Phillips Brocklehurst family memorial by Keith Carter

Phillips Brocklehurst family memorial by Keith Carter - Credit: Archant

Over Alderley
May 2014 issue
Another walk exploring the area around Alderley Edge, this time you head away from the more popular destinations towards Over Alderley.
Click here to view the details of the Over Alderley walk

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 confirm there are no major changes.