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Bickerton Hills and Sandstone Trail is a 3.2 mile loop trail located near Malpas, Cheshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

Length 3.2 mi Elevation gain 666 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Running Views Wild flowers Historic site
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A circular walk taking in the Bickerton Hills which form part of the Sandstone Trail in Cheshire. A really popular route with walkers, the trail is fairly strenuous but you will be rewarded throughout with stunning views of the surrounding valleys. On clear days it is possible to see as far as the Liver Building and Ellesmere Port. The route has many climbs and descents, some of which are fairly steep. There are 4 stiles (which are tall and do have wire fencing around so dogs may need a lift over), a few kissing gates and several flights of steps set into the woodland and sandstone trail. The paths can get quite muddy after periods of wet weather and the paths are very uneven with rocks and tree roots, so sturdy waterproof boots are recommended.

The walk starts from the car park alongside the Bickerton Poacher pub which is on the A534 Wrexham Road in Bulkeley. Approximate post code SY14 8BE.

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Graham Wildgoose
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HikingGreat!

Beautiful walk with fantastic views towards Liverpool and south into Shropshire and west to wales.

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Pete Farrell
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HikingGreat!

Good walk that isn't overly challenging.. The start is as about as steep as as it gets. The are some great views as you go. We cut out the the turn for the first way point as the field is a little over grown (just walk on as you hit the planned route again in about 30yrd). The Bickerton Poacher pub ( start / finish point) is also good place to grab a bite to eat / drink.

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Mitch Francis
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HikingGreat!MuddyOver grown

Fun walk. Muddy and lots of nettles in parts but great views.

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Faye Whittaker
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Tom Birch
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Hiking

Great walk on a sunny day

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Nathan George
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Erin Daykin
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HikingMuddy

Really fun walk, very muddy but in the right footwear you are fine, up and down with elevation and lovely views to be seen on a nice crisp day!

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Will Robinson
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Dan Price
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Colin freeth
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Sam L
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Joanna Szyszka
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Walking

Nice walk with beautiful views. :) really recommend !

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Sarah Varley
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Hiking

Lovely walk with the dog. Some parts would recommended dog on the lead due to a few cliff edges. Shelter from trees and stunning views. Finished off with lovely lunch at the Bickerton Poacher.

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Sue Kersey
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Hiking

Beautiful walk with fantastic views, took around 2 hours. We parked at the top of Coppermine Lane and joined the walk from there.

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Carol Martin
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Absolutely stunning walk. Just be careful with adventurous dogs as some of the edges are quite sheer. Had my heart in my mouth a couple of times with my fearless pooch. Definitely worth it though and will be going again :)

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Clare Preston
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Lovely walk, not too hard but views are fantastic. Did this 40 years ago, and great to return to it

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Liam Hodgson
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Rachel Rachel
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Dave Hall
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Kevin Rowlands
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Steve Fielding
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Steve Fielding
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Damien Mcnamara
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Steve Fielding
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Steve Fielding
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Nathan George
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Malcolm Robson
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