"Then build me a small one" said the second Duke of Westminster on hearing there was already a cathedral in Chester. So Eccleston, by the River Dee, as well as its picturesque red sandstone houses, has an impressive church.
LOCATION: South of Chester
START: Eccleston signed from A55. Park by River Dee at end of Paddock Road.
Grid ref: SJ415622 Postcode: CH4 9JE
DISTANCE: 3.5 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Wirral & Chester Landranger 117
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Marches Way, Dukes Drive, Duke of Westminster
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News