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The Hand and Trumpet and Betley Walk is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

Length 2.8 mi Elevation gain 331 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

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Pub walk

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Getting There

A circular pub walk from the Hand and Trumpet in Wrinehill, Staffordshire. The Hand and Trumpet is a true classic with old floors, rugs, open fires, old furniture and a sizeable garden with a great deck. The walking route performs a simple circuit around the surrounding pretty, undulating countryside crossing a range of fields and pastures and passing through the neighbouring village of Betley. The walk includes several steady climbs and descents and almost all of the paths are across fields crop fields, water meadows and pastures which can get very muddy so good waterproof boots are a must (along with a change of shoes for the pub!). There are a few gates plus 19 stiles to negotiate (including several fully enclosed stiles and one ladder stile that dogs may need a lift over). You are likely to come across horses, sheep and cattle grazing in the various fields so take care with dogs. Approximate time 1.5 to 2 hours.

Wrinehill is situated on the A531 between Nantwich and Newcastle-under-Lyme, close to the Cheshire/Staffordshire border. The walk starts and finishes at the Hand and Trumpet on Main Street in Wrinehill. The pub has its own large car park alongside. Approximate post code CW3 9BJ.

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Lauren D.
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What a lovely walk! We completed it today in lovely 22 degree heat. Thoroughly enjoyed it and we will definitely be doing it again!

Mr & Mrs B
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HikingMuddyOff trailRocky

This was a fantastic walk. It takes you through fields and over plenty of styles! Beautiful scenery and such a lovely walk.

Melissa Bowerman
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HikingMuddy
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Great short route around Betley.

Sam Choules
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Daniel Thompson
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Gwen B.
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tom hall
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Bronwyn Powell
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