Macclesfield
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Explore Macclesfield and the Peak District by foot, with some of the most scenic views in the UK. With panoramic sights reaching as far as Liverpool and the Welsh Hills on a clear day, make Macclesfield your one stop destination for the ultimate walking weekend.

With some of the most beautiful walking trails the UK has to offer, Macclesfield provides the perfect home for the keen rambler, active families and couples to stretch their legs and take on the fantastic heritage trails and country walks the town has to offer.

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Difficulty

Intermediate

Distance

4km

Region

Peak District

With stunning views over Macclesfield Forest, and the summit of Shutlingsloe (the second highest point in Cheshire), this route is perfect for a slightly challenging ramble with scenic views.

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Walking Routes

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Easy | Bollington

Bollington Circular Walk

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Difficult | Dark Peak District

3 Shires Head

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Difficult | Tegg's Nose Country Park

Forest Trail

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Difficult | Macclesfield Forest

Shutlingsloe walk

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Intermediate | Macclesfield Forest

Macclesfield Forest Trail

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Intermediate | Peak District

Tegg’s Nose Country Park Trail

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Easy | Bollington

Middlewood Way

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Intermediate | Bollin Valley

Macclesfield Riverside Park

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Easy | Alderley Edge

The Edge

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Intermediate | Gawsworth

Gawsworth Hall Circular

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