6 great walks near Northwich

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver by John Cocks

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver by John Cocks - Credit: Archant

Even though Northwich lies in the centre of the county, waterways are never too far away from wherever you venture. Here’s a selection of our favourite walks.

Autumn On the River Weaver by Ron Sutton

Autumn On the River Weaver by Ron Sutton - Credit: Archant

Northwich Heritage walk
0 miles from Northwich
The waterways are integral to the industrial heritage of Northwich, this walks starts out from the town and explores sections of the Weaver Navigation, now solely used for leisure rather than transporting goods.
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The pavilion at Bostock Green by Paul Taylor

The pavilion at Bostock Green by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Bostock Green and the River Weaver
3 miles from Northwich
Bostock Green, between Northwich and Middlewich, was was once the centre of the county, it will come as no surpsise that this walk will take you through some quintessential Cheshire countryside.
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Anderton Boat Lift by Wynford Evans

Anderton Boat Lift by Wynford Evans - Credit: Archant

Anderton Boat Lift
3 miles from Northwich
The Anderton Boat Lift is one of Cheshire's favourite places to visit, this walk starts out here and takes in Marbury Country Park and the old Lion Salt Works before reaching the pretty village of Great Budworth.
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Sunrise at Marbury Park by George Standen

Sunrise at Marbury Park by George Standen - Credit: Archant

Marbury Country Park
3 miles from Northwich
Marbury Country Park is a popular place for walkers of types, the acres of land with woodlands, ponds and tree-lined avenues means that there is something for everyone.
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Pickmere
Photo: Paul Taylor

Pickmere Photo: Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Plumley and Pickmere
3 miles from Northwich
The walk begins at one of the county’s great historic pubs, The Smoker. We go past the radio telescope and on to Pickmere and it's pretty lake.
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The lane beside the church in Great Budworth by Paul Taylor

The lane beside the church in Great Budworth by Paul Taylor - Credit: Archant

Arley and Great Budworth
6 miles from Northwich
Explore the Arley estate taking in sections of the North Cheshire Way. If have time you can make some worthy detours to the George and Dragon Pub and Great Budworth Real Dairy Ice Cream Farm.
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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.