Acton Bridge, Woodhouse Hill & the River Weaver

Introduction to Walk 2512

County/Area - Cheshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Grade - moderate

This Cheshire walk explores some of the countryside to the west of Acton Bridge. The lengthy walk uses a mixture of paths and lanes with the final part of the route following the River Weaver.  

Walk Description  Map showing start

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Grade - moderate
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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