The Walrus and the CarpenterWere walking close at hand;They wept like anything to seeSuch quantities of sand:"If this were only cleared away,"They said, "it would be grand!"
Well, Lewis Carroll would be pleased to learn that although they are doing their best at Chelford Sand Quarry, there's still plenty left. Footpaths wind through woodland, past lakes and by deep abysses to reveal a hidden world - it's leafy Cheshire with a difference.
LOCATION: Five miles south of Alderley Edge
START: B5392, Lower Withington signed from A34. Park by Village Green
Grid ref: SJ813697 Postcode: SK119EA
DISTANCE: 6 miles
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - Wilmslow, Macclesfield Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Red Lion
EN ROUTE: Catchpenny, Harrop Green
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News