Ellesmere PortChester

Ellche three
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By Hiking Historian on 19 Feb 2022


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14km/9mi

Ascent

89m

Descent

74m

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Corrected route, with accessible route ignoring Stoak

Corrected route, with accessible route ignoring Stoak

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Ellesmere Port
Grid Ref SJ4036976506
Lat / Lon 53.28217° / -2.89584°
Easting / Northing 340,369E / 376,506N
What3Words relax.improving.eagles
Chester
Grid Ref SJ4052966286
Lat / Lon 53.19034° / -2.89153°
Easting / Northing 340,529E / 366,286N
What3Words bridge.assist.chair

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Hiking Historian

19 Feb 2022

A slight amendment to the original path.

This route is hopefully accessible to all, although narrow passages under bridges may exclude larger motorised wheelchairs. From Ellesmere Port to the housing estate on Cromwell Road, a good, wide pavement with ramps, but as it becomes an industrial estate there are no ramps, so cyclists and wheelchairs will have to keep to the road, a quiet cul de sac. At its end, we hit the canal. Muddy at first, but as we carry on it gets better. The towpath is a mixture of tarmac and concrete.

We avoid the village of Stoak on this route, carrying on along the canal.

Past Stoak, a mixture of tarmac, concrete, and loose stone. Some deep puddles in places, but nothing impassable. The gaps under the bridges are narrow and uneven in places.

Eventually we hit Chester. Up a slope to the wall, which we move through under an arch, and then through the bustling centre of the city to the old cross at its centre.

A great canal walk through some nice countryside, from a modern town to a historic city. Shops and transport are good at both ends.


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