653 Middlewich Circuit

Betwen Nantwich and Northwich lies the town of Middlewich. Now Middle is obvious, it is the town between the other two, but why "wich"? This is no reference to witches dancing round a fire, but refers to salt, a major industry in these parts and for a winter walk round a town you can't beat Middlewich. With three canals, three rivers and also the site of a Roman Fort what more could you want? We even saw a kingfisher.

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LOCATION: Two miles west of M6 junction 18
START: A54 Middlewich, park by The Kinderton
Grid ref: SJ706663 Postcode: CW109NU
DISTANCE: 4 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Northwich & Delamere Forest Landranger 118
EN ROUTE: Shropshire Union Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, Wardle Canal, River Dane, River Wheelock

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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