Silver birch trees usually have the lifetime of a man, but one at Frodsham is a Centenarian. There's an ancient hillfort too, but do leave a note in the tree's visitor book, as one writer said "This is brill".
LOCATION: West Cheshire
START: Take the B5152 from Frodsham, then follow Forest Hills signs to Beacon Hill car park on Simons Lane, by the communication masts.
Grid ref: SJ519766 Postcode: WA6 6BG
DISTANCE: 4.5 (or 3.5) miles
GRADE: Moderate, but with lots of steps
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - Northwich & Delamere Landranger 117
NOTE: Bakers Dozen
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Snidley Moor Wood, Woodhouse Hill, Mersey View
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News