Great Barrow - Brook farm - Broomhill - Little Barrow - Great Barrow

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An easy circular walk close to Chester with the footpath sections along good and well used paths. You pass the village church at the start of the walk (see photo on the right) which has a very nice clock tower. There are no outstanding views, but enjoyable rural countryside all the way. The walk is suitable for all year round use, but is best in spring, summer and early autumn when there are leaves on the trees and more flowers are out. The paths can be muddy in places in winter after heavy rain. There are a wide variety of bridges, stiles and gates - all in good condition, but beware of slippery moss on wooden stiles when they are wet. There were some cows in one field so it may be useful to take a walking stick, and the steepest short slopes were along the lane. This is a shorter version of walk 8463 and some of the paths are different.

This walk is suitable for children, senior citizens and anyone in-between. Excellent for dogs, but hopeless for wheelchairs and buggies. Suitable footwear will be anything flat soled, but boots will be best, especially after recent heavy rain when the paths could be muddy with numerous puddles; but there should be no problems for anyone wearing shorts in summer. On your route there are no refreshments, picnic tables, bench seats and few other facilities. Toilets and refreshments should be available in the pub close to the walk start and finish. In fact, if you book in advance, you should be able to get a good meal with a drink; an excellent finish to a good walk; details are below.

England - North England - Cheshire - Countryside


Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Good for Kids, Great Views, Mostly Flat, Pub, Public Transport, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland

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