728 Beeston Castle and the Shropshire Union Canal

From over twenty miles away Beeston Castle is an unmistakeable Cheshire landmark. And on this walk you'll see it from every angle as you sample the delights of the surrounding countryside following the Sandstone Trail and Shropshire Union Canal.

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LOCATION: 12 miles south-west of Northwich
START: Beeston Castle signed from A49, pay & display car park
Grid ref: SJ540591 Postcode: CW6 9TX
DISTANCE: 6 miles
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - Crewe & Nantwich and Northwich & Delamere Forest
NOTE: Beeston Castle open daily (weekends in winter)
REFRESHMENTS: Shady Oak and Castlegate cafe
EN ROUTE: Peckforton, Bishop Bennet Way, Eddisbury Way, River Gowy

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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