809 Lach Dennis

King Edward enjoyed the hunting here so much he came under the pseudonym "Duke of Portland". Now the area is again highly prized, for deep beneath lie vast gas storage caverns, but in this snowy wonderland the foxes knew they were safe as they trotted across our path.

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LOCATION: Six miles south west of Knutsford
START: Lach Dennis, two small laybys on B5082, more parking beyond Duke of Portland at end of Crowders Lane (Grid ref 706720)
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
GRADE: Easy
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer Northwich & Delamere Forest
Landranger 118

REFRESHMENTS: Duke of Portland

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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