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Amazing views on the walk

This is a brilliant walk, high up with the most amazing views. It's well sign-posted and you can... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Sandstone Trail is truly wonderful

We have done the whole trail in bite size walks as we are Sunday strollers as opposed to hard-core... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a brilliant walk, high up with the most amazing views. It's well sign-posted and you can get on and off at various points along the way, with good car-parking if needed. Some high climbs and steep drops so not really suitable for those...More

Thank IanMichelle2014
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We have done the whole trail in bite size walks as we are Sunday strollers as opposed to hard-core walkers. It is a wonderful pathway through beautiful Cheshire.

Thank Chestertripper
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We've completed most of the higher sections of The Sandstone Trail during several trips to visit family in the area. So far, our favourite part is around Bickerton Hill where we followed the well-signposted routes for a 6-mile circular one morning. There are some good,...More

1  Thank breweruk
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views along this trail which is not at all difficult to trek. Covering about 11 miles a day over 3 days is a reasonable expectation for a walker taking their time to absorb the surroundings and to travel off the path to the nearby...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I walked the Sandstone Trail on 17th June 2017 - one of the hottest days of the year and it nearly killed me. I'm a keen long distance hiker and always do a 30 miler on or around the longest day of the year. When...More

4  Thank richwhalley
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Some great views and walks here ) find mad Alan's cave it's so cool ) it's a all year rounder each to there own as to what months you like walking and seeing different shades from summer to winter it's free and you can get...More

3  Thank David G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Completed the second half from The Pheasant Inn at Higher Burwardsley to Whitchurch. Fantastic climbs, elevated views and an amazing variety of scenery. a brilliant morning of a 17 mile walk ending with a drive back to The Pheasant and some grub.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I have walked many sections of the Sandstone Trail, but not all at once. I especially love the Peckforton , Bukeley and Bickerton sections of the trail with stunning views over the Cheshire Plain.

1  Thank jmarmite
Reviewed 26 April 2017

stayed close to the Sandstone trail, managed to do four circular walks in that time, some longer than others, that's the beauty of it you can do as much or as little as you want, lots of stunning views, plan to buy a book for...More

Thank gailee272
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We used the Sandstone Trail Guide book, and it was all we needed as the whole trail is mapped fully and very well described. We did some of the recommended diversions to interesting spots, which increased total mileage to 36+. It is a good choice...More

2  Thank Elise O
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2 February 2017|
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Response from pingkyping |
Thank you Chloe P Do I have to book the train in advance? And How?