Way is an approximately 1 mile / 1.5 kms long
trail for walkers, located on the Southern edge of Alsager.
Once a railway line the Merelake Way follows a wooded
cutting as it climbs uphill towards the Staffordshire border
There are several connecting public footpaths and walkers can
devise circular walks using Ordnance Survey maps. The O.S Explorer
series sheets required are Crewe and Nantwich 257 for the
countryside to the West of the Merelake Way, and sheet number 258,
Stoke on Trent & Newcastle under Lyme for the area to the East.
Walkers can enjoy excellent bird watching in the wooded cuttings
along the Merelake Way.
- On foot – The Merelake Way is a short walk from Alsager
railway station along Linley Road.
- By bus – Alsager is served by bus service No. 20 from Crewe
- By rail – services to Alsager railway station operate regularly
from Crewe. The Merelake Way is a short walk from the railway
station, east along Linley Road.
Please use the Transport Direct directions finder to find out
the route from your starting postcode. If using satellite
navigation the nearest postcode is ST7 2PP.
Grid Reference of car park : SJ 806 551