WrexhamChester

Wreche one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

21km/13mi

Ascent

172m

Descent

233m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wrexham and Chester.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Wrexham and Chester.

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This route has been reviewed by 1 person.

This route has been flagged (1 times) for reasons relating to safety.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 1

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  No (1)

Problems reported -  Safety (1)

Downloads - 10

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Wrexham
Grid Ref SJ3297250807
Lat / Lon 53.05032° / -3.00137°
Easting / Northing 332,972E / 350,807N
What3Words sung.costs.decide
Chester
Grid Ref SJ4052966286
Lat / Lon 53.19034° / -2.89153°
Easting / Northing 340,529E / 366,286N
What3Words bridge.assist.chair

Wreche One's land is

Arable 23.7%
Pasture 25.9%
Urban 32.1%
Woods 18.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

review


Jammyscone

03 May 2021 Spring

Largely good, other than the northernmost section leaving Chester.

Most importantly, I would urge using Wrexham Road with its safe, wide pavements instead of deviating via Rake Lane which has fast moving traffic and no footway making it a much less safe and accessible walk.

I have walked Rake Lane several times but avoid doing so now. The frequency and speed of traffic makes it an uncomfortable walk. In the time taken to walk the full length of the road, it is normal to experience several close passes by fast-moving vehicles unless you repeatedly retreat to the verge.

A keyhole bridge when exiting at Eccleston adds additional difficulty, as it features poor sightlines and no footway.

The route also currently makes an impossible crossing of the A55 where no bridge exists.

  • Jammyscone

    Jammyscone

    03 May 2021

    Just realised that the path cannot be completed. The route crosses the A483 and railway line west of Gresford - but the paths here do not connect as they are severed by the road.

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