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I use the Sandstone trail regularly for running

Try this: I call it the "pub to pub" run and it is approx 6.5 miles. Start at the Shady Oak in Tiverton and run across country (or walk) to The Pheasant Inn. The trail takes you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
davesnelson
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Try this: I call it the "pub to pub" run and it is approx 6.5 miles. Start at the Shady Oak in Tiverton and run across country (or walk) to The Pheasant Inn. The trail takes you to Beeston Castle, across the fields to and up the woods to Peckforton and across to Burwardsley where you'll find The Pheasant. Proper... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Parked at Bickering poacher and followed signs for trail, overgrown in places, steep walkways, I am disabled but managed, 2 knees,hip, arthritis,views at top excellent, wildlife in abundance, but signs disappear at times, best bit returning to pub for excellent hospitality.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Fabulous walk again. Started in Frodsham and finished at The Pheasant in Higher Burwardsley. Brilliant day with a variety of scenery, great views and a memorable experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've just come back from running a section of the sandstone trail. From the sandstone pub we run up the road and joined the trail we then ran up to kitty then down to the church the trail is very well walked and the path is well marked. We then ran up the road to raw head and back to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great, easy walk. Go as far as you want and return! Good underfoot. Pretty woodland in places. All very pleasant!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I walked the entire 34 mile route from Frodsham to Whitchurch on a weekday in early July. However, it took me 16 gruelling hours. It would have more enjoyable if I'd walked it over three days. I took a 35 litre daysack with sandwiches, bananas, sweets, two bottles of water, phone, camera, torch. I wore walking boots, walking socks, zip... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Did this as a group of 8, split the wlak up in to two days, with an overnight stay at the very very very good "Pheasant" at higher burwardsley. Fab walk, so many things to see on the way through the cheshire plains. We did it starting in Frodsham, and will look to do it again, but the other way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We started out early in Frodsham and hiked all the way to no man's heath. The changing scenery is great from castles to rocky cliffs, rolling hills and pastures. Some challenging parts, especially when you've been hiking all day, but well worth it.

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Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Once you find the carparks that seem to be unsigned for the most part, though free, the trail it's self is easy to follow. I walked from maiden castle to beeston castle and back. In torrential rain. Found it a really interesting variety of scenery. The way is very well signed and you could follow most of it without looking... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Just completed the sandstone trail with my brother, really enjoyed it doing it in 2 day's staying overnight at the Bickerton pocher which is about 20 miles from Frodsham leaving slightly easier second day. Can highly recommend the Pocher as a overnight stop over. The trail is well marked and would be possible to do with the booklet from Cheshire... More 

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