3.7 of 5 (14 votes)

Wrenbury Station to Whitchurch

A moderate walk (countryside) starting and finishing in Cheshire, England, about 16.10km (10.00 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 100m (328ft)
Descent 69m (226ft)
Max. Elevation 160m (524ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 169m (554ft)
Whitchurch, Shropshire, England
Distance 16.10km
Duration ~5:00h
Created by Anonymous Walker on 02 Nov 2012
This country walk follows the South Cheshire Way through the countryside between Wrenbury and Whitchurch. The scenery is pleasant the many old halls and buildings you pass along the way provide interest to the walk. There are also a couple of nice pubs along the route, essential for any good country walk.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SJ601470
Start the walk at Wrenbury, a request stop on the train.
OS Grid SJ586471
From the station, follow the South Cheshire Way heading west, past Smeaton Hall.
About 1.43 km (~0.89 miles) from
OS Grid SJ561457
After a few miles, the route reaches Marbury. Stop at The Swan for a drink, if it's not too early in the walk.
About 2.92 km (~1.81 miles) from
OS Grid SJ552440
Pass Big Mere and continue on the South Cheshire Way to Wickstead Old Hall.
About 1.92 km (~1.19 miles) from
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Walk through Wirswall and on to Hinton Old Hall.
About 1.04 km (~0.65 miles) from
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Reach Grindley Brook, where the South Cheshire Way meets the Gritstone Trail. Try the Horse & Jockey pub for a drink.
About 2.20 km (~1.37 miles) from
OS Grid SJ509434
Follow the road a short distance, then take the path to Agden dairy farm.
About 1.17 km (~0.73 miles) from
OS Grid SJ506425
Take the path heading south, past Wolvesacre Mill and on to Wolvesacre Hall.
About 0.94 km (~0.58 miles) from
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Take the path heading east into Whitchurch.
About 2.45 km (~1.52 miles) from
OS Grid SJ545414
Finish in the town for the bus or train home.
About 1.60 km (~0.99 miles) from

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