Meres, Canals, Ways and Edges

Tuesday 15 October 2024.

Meres, Canals, Ways and Edges


A 16km (10 mile) circular walk exploring the great walking opportunities around Congleton and. weather permitting, enjoying the local scenery and views. 

Starting from Astbury Mere Country Park and following Lamberts Lane, the Macclesfield Canal, Dane-in-Shaw Pasture SSSI, the Biddulph Valley Way, Congleton Edge and local public footpaths. 

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Adults £5, children 16 or under go free. Suitable for anyone over the age of 12.


Time: 10:00amĀ - 3:00pm.

Leader(s): Cheshire East Council Countryside Ranger Carolyn Sherratt

More information:


  • Bring a packed lunch
  • Car parking charge
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear suitable boots and clothing
  • Strenuous walking grade
  • There is a charge for this event

Meeting point

Astbury Mere Country Park, Sandy Lane, Off Newcastle Road, Congleton, CW12 4FR (SJ 846627).

Page last reviewed: Thursday 1 February 2024