The Nantwich Riverside Loop
walk became very popular
when it was launched in 2012. It takes walkers through the Weaver
Valley, along the side of the River Weaver, round Nantwich Lake, across farm fields, over a railway
line(!), and along the Shropshire Union Canal before returning to the
There are two car parks close to the route - one off Shrewbridge Road
(opposite Nantwich Town Council's building and a care home) and the
other off Shrewbridge Road at the start of the Nantwich Lake circular
The Riverside Loop is 5km or 3 mileslong and takes one-and-a-half to two
You choose when you wish to enjoy the walk, with no organisation to
See this Letter from Nantwich for more about the
Riverside Walk, Nantwich Town Tour, Welsh Row Tour,
Lake and Woodland Tour, and Nantwich East walk are arranged by Nantwich Museum, open to the general public.
Special interest walks are also staged when requested by and for a
here for details.
Monthly Guided Walks are staged by St Mary's
Parish Church, Acton, and last for about two-hours. They are
around five miles at a relaxed pace, mainly on the canal
towpath and lanes, begin from St Mary's at 12.45pm for a
prompt 1pm start. Stout outdoor shoes, walking shoes or
boots are recommended. Dogs on leads are welcome. Walkers
will be back in time for tea. (See
Tea in the
entry on the church's website).
All are welcome.
There is no charge but donations are gratefully
received. Contact Nick Harley on 01270 620612 or 07710
983125. Parking is available in the village car park across
the Chester road from St Mary's.
Return to What's On Index page
out of town organisations page for
details of regular meetings by local clubs, societies and organisations.
What's On - Music.
Walks with South Cheshire Ramblers
THE local walking group welcomes non-members
to join them.
The Ramblers' weekly are listed on
the society's website:
Telephone Trevor on
07733 132113 for more details and this month's walks.
Walk and Talk with Karen and Emma on
the first Sunday of every month. Arranged by Karen Mills (Zen
Occupational Health) and Emma Dechoux (Inspired Learning), the walks
show that exercise, the outdoors and socialising benefit mental health.
The two-mile, all flat, walks start at 10am in The Square (Nantwich town
centre) and go around Nantwich Lake (off Shrewbridge Road and Park Road)
and return to Aroma Cafe for coffee or tea and a chat (optional). Open
to everyone - adults, dogs and children (supervised by an adult).
Crewe and Nantwich Rambling Club
Rambles normally take place on Sundays
fortnightly throughout the year. Travel by coach to the start of the
rambles in Wales, Shropshire, Derbyshire and further with pick-ups at
Nantwich, Wistaston and Crewe. Choose easy, medium or hard walks.
Rambles are also held on
Thursday mornings on a four-weekly basis with travelling by car and the
option of a pub meal after the walks.
New members are welcome.
Contact Richard Farrall for more information on 01270 624649 or visit
The club was 75 years
old on October 13, 2021.
Walk Stapeley leaflets
from the Tourist Information Centre in the Civic Hall in Market Street,
Nantwich. Six walks, mainly in the Stapeley area, are featured in
leaflet 1 and four in leaflet 2. These are not walks on specific days,
but given as walks to be followed by members of the general public in
their own times. Information on the length and route of the walks and
the time they take to complete, plus the degree of exertion needed, are
given. Some walks include extensions for people who want to walk
further. Safety advice is also given. The leaflets are sponsored by
Stapeley Parish Action Group, Cheshire East Council and Baker, Wynne and