Walks Programme for 2021

Denise Davies is our walks co-ordinator (telephone 01606 41251 or 07932 150516 or email Denisedavies@uwclub.net).

Jean Pritchett is responsible for publicising advance information about the proposed walks on this website (telephone 01606 76055 or email zpritchett@aol.com).

 Will leaders who wish to lead a walk please notify Denise of the dates preferred so that she can compile an organised programme with named leaders; dates will be offered on a first come first served basis but there is no need to give details of the individual walks until about 3 weeks before the due date when full infomation should be sent to Jean Pritchett for publication on the website.   



Walking Dates for 2021



Monday  17th May           Leaders: Sue and Dave Dawber  Location:  Kelsall, Delamere Forest.

This was a circular walk of about 3 miles from the Farmers' Arms.  


Sunday  23rd May           Leader:  Paul Everatt   Location:  Kelsall, Oscroft and Duddon.

This was a virtually flat circular walk of about 6.5 miles from the Morris Dancer in Kelsall.  


Wednesday  2nd June    Leaders:  Evelyn, Jen and John.  

Location:  Carey Park, Northwich.

This was a four mile circular easy walk and included the Anderton Boat Lift and Marina.


Sunday  6th June            Leaders:  Andy and Dave Ryder.  

Location:  Marston, Great Budworth and Marbury.  

This was a circular walk of approximately 7 miles from The Salt Barge. 


Monday 14th June           Leader:  Mike Holmes.

Location: From Mouldsworth.

This was a circular walk of about 4 miles starting from The Goshawk.


Sunday  20th June          Leaders: Evelyn, Jen and John. 

Location: Peover Eye.

This was a 6 mile circular walk passing Peover Church and Peover Hall.


Wednesday  30th June   Leaders:  Julie Farrow and Jean Pritchett 

Location: Weaver Way towards Winsford.  

This was a riverside walk of more than 5 miles from the Hayhust Arms.  


Sunday  4th July             Leaders:  Cath and John Freeman

Location:  West Kirby and Hilbre Island.

This was a return linear walk of about 7 miles to Hilbre Island from Caldy.  


Monday  12th July           Leaders:  Fiona and Pete Baker.

Location:  Middlewich canals and rivers.  

This was a circular walk around the canals and rivers of Middlewich. 


Sunday  18th July           Leaders:  Claire Hewitt and Diane Marsh. 

Location: Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve.

This was a flat off road walk around the lakes of the water park in serious heat!  


Wednesday  28th July    Leader:  Denise Davies.

Location:  Cotebrook and Oulton.

This was an easy walk of about 3. miles from the Fox and Barrel..  



Sunday  1st August          Leaders:  Cath and John Freeman 

Location:  Bollington, Rainow and White Nancy.   

This will be a 7 mile circular walk that includes 3 stiles, a steep climb and descent but with lovely views of the Peak District and the Cheshire Plain. Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead where there are sheep.  Walkers should bring a packed lunch and a drink.

Meet at 10.45 a.m. by the recreation ground on Adlington Road, Bollington - there is parking on the ground or along the road.  Nearest post code is the Vale Inn, Adlington Road, Bollington, SK10 5JT. 



Monday  9th August         Leaders:  Andy and Dave Ryder.

Location:  Petty Pool Wood, Sandiway.  

This will be a 5 mile circular walk with 3 stiles.  Dogs are welcome. 

Meet at the Blue Cap top car park at 6.30 p.m.  Postcode CW8 2DR. 



Sunday  15th August       Leaders:  Kim Harding and Griecha Buckley

Location:  Acton Bridge and Little Leigh area.  

This is a mostly flat circular walk of 6.4 miles starting from the Leigh Arms.  The Weaver Woods walk follows the Trent and Mersey Canal and Weaver Navigation taking in quiet woods and manmade structures such as Dutton Viaduct and Dutton Locks and there are fantastic views overlooking the Weaver Valley. Both waterways run parallet to each other and there are about 20 steps down into the woods and about 25 steps out of the woods.  There are a number of stiles and gates and there could be some boggy patches. 

Please note.  The Leigh Arms will not allow parking in their car park unless the walking group has pre-booked a meal; therefore drivers must park in the nearby lanes - so please car share as much as possible.  Walkers should bring a packed lunch and a drink, but due to Covid and other restrictions the stopping place for lunch will be at Dutton Locks. 

Meet at the Leigh Arms, Warrington Road, Northwich, CW8 4QT at 10 a.m.  





Wednesday  25th August

Sunday   29th August 

Sunday  12th September    Leader:  Mike Holmes 

Sunday  26th September    Leader:  Mike Beresford

Sunday  10th October         Leaders:  Julie Farrow and Jean Pritchett 

Sunday  24th October         Leader:  Trish Nancollis

Sunday   7th November       

Sunday 21st November                                           









Where we went before lockdown in 2020.  


Sunday, 5th January 2020.  Weaver Valley from Hartford Hall  - Leaders: John and Cath Freeman - .

Saturday 8th February 2020.  Little Budworth - Leaders: Pete and Fiona Baker -  


Where we went when lockdown had eased.  


Wednesday  5th August 2020   Goostrey.    Leaders - Evelyn Hewitt,  Jen Capper and John Beech. 

Sunday  9th August 2020    River Dee and Chester.    Leaders - Cath and John Freeman.

Monday  17th August 2020   Sandiway and Whitegate Way.     Leaders - Sue and Dave Dawber.

Sunday  23rd August 2020     Sandbach Flashes and other Waterways.  Leader -  Mike Holmes. 

Sunday  6th September 2020   Churton and the River Dee.  Leaders - Sue and Mike Beresford 

Sunday  20th September 2020   Tatton Park.  Meal at the Blue Cap.  Leaders - Julie, Jean and Ray.

Sunday  4th October 2020    Kelsall, and Little Switzerland.   Leaders - Sandra and Alf Tipper.

Sunday  18th October 2020  Hatchmere and Delamere Forest.   Leaders - Evelyn Hewitt, Jen Capper and John Beech.

Sunday  1st November 2020   Moulton, Whitegate Way and Blakemere.   Leader - Robert Booth.