6 great walks near Warrington

Gardens at Walton Hall by Howard Bradbury

Gardens at Walton Hall by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

Enjoy this diverse set of walks that all commence within a few miles from the centre of Warrington

Fox Covert by Ray Tickle

Fox Covert by Ray Tickle - Credit: Archant

Appleton and Higher Walton
4 miles from Warrington
Start off from Appleton on the edge of Warrington Golf club and enjoy the views from a vantage point close to Fox Covert Cemetery before heading onto Walton Hall.
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Moore Evening Reflections Warrington by Sean Nolan

Moore Evening Reflections Warrington by Sean Nolan - Credit: Archant

Moore Nature Reserve
4 miles from Warrington
Sandwiched between the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey, Moore Nature Reserve comprises of almost 200 acres of woodland, meadows, lakes and ponds, a pleasant surprise what is predominantly an industrial area.
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Thelwall village by Howard Bradbury

Thelwall village by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

Trans Pennine Trail and Bridgewater Canal
4 miles from Warrington
This walk takes you along a stretch of the Trans Pennine Trail which was once the Warrington and Stockport Railway, carrying not just passengers but coal for Fiddlers Ferry power station. And the return leg takes you along the Bridgewater Canal.
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Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood by Beatrice Tetteh

Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood by Beatrice Tetteh - Credit: Archant

Daresbury
5 miles from Warrington
Not a traditional walk in the usual sense, but an ideal opportunity to take in the landmarks associated with the Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Caroll. Set off from the Ring O’Bells pub passinh by the famous weathervane before heading towards the Lewis Carroll Centre and onto the small but quaint Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood.
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The Thelwall Ferry by Howard Bradbury

The Thelwall Ferry by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

Lymm and Thelwall
6 miles from Warrington
Starting out from Lymm, you will pass by the Manchester Ship Canal where you will see the penny ferry crossing at Thelwall.
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From the bridge near Lymm Cruising Club

From the bridge near Lymm Cruising Club - Credit: Archant

Oughtrington and Agden
8 miles from Warrington
If you are looking for the quintessential Cheshire country walk, then this gentle ramble is a strong contender.
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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.