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The Churnet Valley - Kingsley to Cheddleton
Introduction to Walk 1284

Photo from the walk - The Churnet Valley - Kingsley to Cheddleton

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

The Churnet Valley is one of Staffordshire's best kept secrets. This linear walk follows the Caldon Canal and River Churnet from Froghall to Cheddleton and uses the Churnet Valley Railway for the return trip. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


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Ordnance Survey Explorer 259Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 128Sheet Map1:50kBUY
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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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