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The Grosvenor Arms and Aldford Walk is a 2.2 mile loop trail located near Chester, Cheshire, England that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 2.2 mi Elevation gain 206 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Running River Views Wildlife Historic site Pub walk
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A (extendable along a riverside path) circular pub walk from the Grosvenor Arms in Aldford, Cheshire. The Grosvenor Arms is a charming pub with well-spaced rooms and a great outside terrace leading into a small but very pleasing garden. From the outside it appears a rather austere Victorian governess of a building, but once inside it's very welcoming. The walking route explores the village of Aldford and follows a lovely peaceful stretch of the River Dee, visiting the impressive local iron bridge on route. Aldford is an immaculately kept 19th century model estate village with a church, village hall, post office and the remains of a Norman motte and bailey castle. The walk is almost entirely flat and there are a few kissing gates/gates but no stiles. The riverside path is uneven and can get muddy/overgrown so robust footwear and long trousers are recommended. Approximate time 1 to 1.5 hours.

Aldford lies in the south-west corner of Cheshire, about 5 miles south of Chester, close to the border with Wales. The walk starts and finishes from the Grosvenor Arms on Chester Road. The pub has its own large car park alongside. Approximate post code CH3 6HJ.

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clair clair
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A great walk. It’s a lovely peaceful & picturesque.

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Vickie Vickie
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Thoroughly enjoyed this lovely walk. The dog was off lead for most of the walk, I loved the detailed history as we went along. Great lunch in the pub afterwards. Beautiful village. Well described and directed walk.

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alex Croxford
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kathleen griggs
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