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The Sandstone Trail - on Tattenhall's Doorstep

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CHESHIRE'S SANDSTONE TRAIL is one of the finest and most popular long distance paths in North West England. For many, it's the definitive Cheshire Way. Luckily for us, some of the very best sections are within a few miles of the Cheshire village of Tattenhall -- just a short car trip or cycle ride away.

The Trail stretches for 34 miles/55 kilometres and offers superb, unbroken, and often elevated walking across the still largely green and pleasant English county of Cheshire -- from the ancient market town of Frodsham on the Mersey estuary, in the north, to Georgian Whitchurch in rural north Shropshire, in the south.

High on the Sandstone Trail
High ground has always been a magnet to walkers, and for most of the way the Sandstone Trail follows the dramatic, wooded sandstone ridge that runs roughly top to bottom across the Cheshire Plain.

With its beautiful scenery and broad, ever-changing panoramas, the Sandstone Trail is an invigorating walk at any time of year. It's a natural route that cries out to be walked.

From Tattenhall, it's easy to reach medieval Beeston Castle high on its isolated crag, now in the care of English Heritage; stately Peckforton Castle -- a perfect, Grade I listed Victorian copy of a Norman fortress that's now a luxurious hotel and restaurant; as well as the National Trust's iconic heather and bilberry dominated hills at Bulkeley and Bickerton. We're spoiled for choice.

By common consensus, it's one of the loveliest parts of Cheshire, traversed by one of its finest footpaths. Come and experience it for yourself!

For full details, maps and more, CLICK HERE to visit the Sandstone Trail website.

To order the Official Guide to the Sandstone Trail and other books featuring local walks, CLICK HERE to visit the Northern Eye Books website.

Happy walking.

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