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'A Great Ridge Walk'

25/05/24
Beeston Castle from Property on Horsley Lane, Cheshire 2

The Cheshire Sandstone Ridge featured in a glowing article in The Guardian on Friday, 9 June.

Described as 'A Great Ridge Walk' starting in Higher Burwardsley at The Pheasant Inn, we include a taster

.... the view from the terrace stretches west across miles of russet, green and gold. I am deep in rural Cheshire, roughly halfway between Crewe and Chester. The (Inn) sits high on the Sandstone Ridge, a distinctive feature in an otherwise level landscape — one that is being considered for an area of outstanding natural beauty status (AONB) by Natural England. The Sandstone Trail runs past the pub, on its way from the market town of Frodsham on the Mersey estuary south to Whitchurch in north Shropshire. Two of the trail's most impressive castles are close by and linked by a five-mile ramble from the door ....

We know that many of you have been out and about on the Ridge in this glorious weather and we have been promoting our downloadable materials BUT in case you missed this article CLICK HERE.

Start: The Pheasant Inn, Higher Burwardsley
Distance: 5 miles
Time: 2.5 hours
Total ascent: 155 metres
Difficulty: Easy