South Cheshire Way walking guide

The “South Cheshire Way” provides 34 miles (55 km) of waymarked walking from Grindley Brook (near Whitchurch), Shropshire to Mow Cop (NE of Kidsgrove), Cheshire

Temporary footpath diversions:




Uniquely among our trails, the South Cheshire Way does not link with any of our other routes.

At the regional level it links with the:

  • Sandstone Trail.
  • Shropshire Way
  • Maelor Way
  • Bishop Bennet Way
  • Crewe & Nantwich Circular Walk
  • Cheshire Ring Canal Walk
  • Staffordshire Way
  • Gritstone Trail

The route allows the walker to enjoy a large swathe of south and east Cheshire.

Walk start (Grindley Brook)

Finish (Mow Cop)