ChesterTattenhall

Chetat one
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Distance

15km/9mi

Ascent

36m

Descent

47m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chester and Tattenhall.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chester and Tattenhall.

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Reviews - 1

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Verifications -  Verified (1)

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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Start and end points

Chester
Grid RefSJ4052966286
Lat / Lon 53.19034° / -2.89153°
Easting / Northing340,529E / 366,286N
What3Wordsbridge.assist.chair
Tattenhall
Grid RefSJ4872058525
Lat / Lon 53.12143° / -2.76770°
Easting / Northing348,720E / 358,525N
What3Wordsnovels.trash.fallen

Chetat One's land is

Arable 10.1%
Pasture 49.6%
Urban 40.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Reviews


Alan Pimm — 05 May 2021

A good walk from the centre of Chester. For the initial 6 - 7 miles it follows the towpath alongside the Shropshire Union Canal. This offers reasonable wheelchair access (fairly flat, but bumpy in places, hard surface) at least until Egg Bridge, Waverton. After that the track - whilst of a good width, is mainly mud based. In very dry weather this could allow wheelchair access - at least until the route moves away from the towpath at Nixon's bridge. It then crosses an Inter-city railway line* which must be approached with care.
The last 2 - 3 miles then crosses fields to Tattenhall (and whilst it offers great views of Beeston, and Peckforton Castles), does include 15+ stiles.
Tattenhall has a public car park (at the rear of Alison's cafe), which has disabled parking.
I would walk this route again, and suggest it to other walkers. It passes by (or closely to) a number of interesting historical features of Chester and surrounding areas. A number of refreshment stops are also available along its length.
It is reasonably safe (care with railway line*) and direct. It follows well established routes for most of its length.

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