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A little muddy but pleasant

Started this trail at Frodsham using the small car park of Simons Lane. This was the first trail i... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
York, United Kingdom
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Who says Cheshire is flat and boring. This trail proves it to be the opposite. Varied landscapes... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started this trail at Frodsham using the small car park of Simons Lane. This was the first trail i ever really done with friends. The start did seem a little confusing as we seemed to back track up the hill seeing the war memorial twice!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank East91
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Who says Cheshire is flat and boring. This trail proves it to be the opposite. Varied landscapes, lots of interesting places to visit on the way and fantastic views. Roughly 35 miles, very do-able in stages or over a couple of full days. Highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 666jackiedp
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Sat between 2 castles, a great walk, beware of the mosquito though. We started from the English Heritage castle Beeston and walked a circular route. It was very well signposted and made for an enjoyable couple of hours. The toilets were in the castle grounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NicolaLevett
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Enjoy spectacular and varied scenery across Western Cheshire. Plenty of hills with great rural views and its away from the traffic. There are very few places to stop for refreshments without vearing off the route,so plan ahead or take a picnic with you.Enjoy the many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AbbeyDale
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful two days walking, starting in Frodsham. Well sign posted and deliciously varied landscape from rocky sandstone outcrops overlooking industrial Cheshire and Merseyside to picturesque fields, bridle paths and ancient woodland. Stayed half wayish at The Pheasant Inn, excellent food and service.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Earlyburd
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The Sandstone Trail is a 55 kilometre hiking trail from Frodsham in Cheshire to Whitchurch in Shropshire. The trail is normally completed over three days of approximately 18 kilometres hiking a day. I was only doing a day hike from Frodsham. The hike from Frodsham...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed close by to part of this trail in a log cabin and it was a brilliant walk to take our boxer dog on she loved it so much and it's so big. You can wander of the trial but the views are amazing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank garethb252
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We have wanted to walk the Sandstone Trail for years. We walked Frodsham to Higher Burwardsley two years ago and we've been waiting to do the other half since. We decided to walk from Whitchurch to Burwardsley this week because it was going to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank woomartin100
Reviewed 7 July 2018

An amazing experience walking from Helsby to Whitchurch via Beeston Castle. The trail takes you through wounderful views of the Cheshire Country Side.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Soulman450
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The Sandstone Trail stretches over 34 miles from Frodsham to Whitchurch over varied terrain. I know only a small part of it but one of these days will walk the whole trail. My favourite walk lies to the South of the Sandstone Ridge as I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank moorshirley
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7 February 2018|
Response from Dave_simons |
Plenty of parking on the main street in Frodsham.
2 February 2017|
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Response from pingkyping |
Thank you Chloe P Do I have to book the train in advance? And How?