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Little Manor and Bridgewater Canal Walk

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Warrington, Cheshire, England

Little Manor and Bridgewater Canal Walk is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Warrington, Cheshire, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 3.6 mi Elevation gain 364 ft Route type Loop

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Running

Lake

River

Pub walk

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Waypoints (4)
Getting There

As of June 01, 2020 users have reported that the bridge that links the Trans Pennine way to the Bridgewater canal is currently closed awaiting repair. But you walk along the road and joined the canal a bit further on. A circular pub walk from the Little Manor in Thelwall, Cheshire. The Little Manor was built in 1660 and still exudes lots of original character. The walking route makes use of two adjacent long-distance trails. The outward leg follows a disused railway line which today is part of the Trans Pennine Trail, while the return leg follows the towpath alongside the Bridgewater Canal, part of the Cheshire Ring Canal Walk. The route is easy to follow and gives opportunity to enjoy the surrounding quiet rural countryside plus the bird and boat life along the canal. The route is almost entirely flat. The disused railway line is a wide, stone-surfaced track making for easy walking. The return leg follows the grass/mud canal towpath which is much narrower and can be a bit soft in places, so if you have a pushchair with you, you may prefer to re-trace your steps back along the old railway instead. The path which joins the railway and canal sections includes a short flight of steps, a kissing gate and a squeeze gap. Approximate time 1.5 hours.

Thelwall is a suburban village of Warrington, Cheshire and is located very close to the Lymm junction of the M6. The walk starts and finishes from the Little Manor on Bell Lane, which has its own large car park. Approximate post code WA4 2SX.

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debbie brandreth
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WalkingBridge out

My husband and I had a lovely walk along the canal and old railway. Very flat so not too pressing. The foot bridge was closed for repair but we continued along and came back on the loop no problem. Very well sign posted and you could take plenty of detours if you would like too. Will definatley be going on this walk again and the wildlife is beautiful enroute.

Kev Barton
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WalkingBridge out

A lovely pleasant easy walk along the old railway and along the canal. When we did it, it was a lovely day but I suspect it could be quite muddy after a wet spell of weather. Also the bridge that links the Trans Pennine way to the Bridgewater canal was closed awaiting repair. But we just walked along the road and joined the canal a bit further on. All in all all a nice afternoon out.

Vicki Henshaw
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Hiking

Nice walk. Nice and easy to walk around with options to go along different routes as well

Brandon Brandon
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First to Review

Not testing in that it's flat, however it was incredibly muddy on the tow path, especially carrying a baby in a sling as we were!

Mathew & Alexis Ralphs
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Nicola Wilson
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Connor Lockett
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Rachael Adair
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Mark Harrison
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Khin Sau
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Vicki Henshaw
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Saiqa Shabir
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Andy Thompson
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Mick Joyce
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Bobby Balmer
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David Carrara
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Rob Meli
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Katie Trumble
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Christopher Meagher
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david david
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