The Walrus and the Carpenter
Were walking close at hand;
They wept like anything to see
Such quantities of sand:
"If this were only cleared away,"
They said, "it would be grand!"
Well, Lewis Carroll would be pleased to learn that although they did their best at Chelford Sand Quarry, there's still plenty left. Footpaths wind through woodland, past lakes and by deep abysses to reveal a hidden world - it's leafy Cheshire with a difference.
LOCATION: START: Turn off the A535 opposite Astle Park and go down Lapwing Lane and park in the woods in about half a mile.
START: Turn off the A535 opposite Astle Park and go down Lapwing Lane and park in the woods in about half a mile. Grid ref: SJ821726 Postcode: SK119AD
DISTANCE: 5 miles
MAP: Explorer - Wilmslow, Macclesfield Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Catchpenny, Harrop Green
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News