The Grosvenor Arms and Aldford Walk

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The Grosvenor Arms and Aldford Walk is a 3.5 kilometer 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, trail running, and nature trips.

Distance: 3.5 km Elevation Gain: 63 m Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

river

views

wildlife

historic site

pub walk

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.

1 month ago

great walk in the countryside.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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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