Summer walks 2023

The current seasonal programme is shown below. Last season is at 2019 Winter Programme

There are no earlier Programmes for the “COVID” years 2020 to 2022

Cestrian Ramblers Summer Programme
DateLeaderDist – AscentLocation
Wed 3 MayTom 4 miles 300ft of ascentFrodsham Golf Course and Woodhouse Hill. 6.30pm start
Thu 4 May
Sun 7 May
Wed 10 MayMuch Wenlock
Thu 11 May
Sun 14 MayDave 8 milesLittle Budworth
Wed 17 MayHelen 4 milesSaughall/Mollington
Thu 18 May
Sun 21 MayHelen 8 miles 400ft of ascentBunbury Locks, grade C
Wed 24 MayJill Heswall
Thu 25 May
Sun 28 MayPeter 7.5 miles Coed Ceunant/Ruthin
Wed 31 MayMary 3 milesBarrow – slow stroll. No stiles
Thu 1 JunRichard7.5 miles. About 700ft of ascent/descentHolywell Common and Racecourse. Start at 10.00.
Sun 4 JunDave 10 miles, 1740 ft of ascentMoel Plas-yw
Wed 7 JunMike Helsby
Thu 8 Jun
Sun 11 JunPeter and Fiona8.5 miles/ 950 ft of ascentStarting near Frodsham, walk includes Eddisbury Way and vicinity of Kingsley
Wed 14 JunPeter 4.5 miles 600ft of ascent Rhosesmor/Moel Y Gaer. Views of Dee Estuary and Clwydian Range, Wats Dyke. Drink at Blue Bell Inn
Thu 15 JunJane7 miles flatAldford (Cheshire) circular walk following the Dee. Lunch in Grosvenor Arms, Aldford
Sun 18 JunMary4.5 milesTirley Garth, SLOW PACE, around 4 stiles, shady sections
Wed 21 JunDave Beacon Hill, Frodsham 4.5 miles
Thu 22 Jun
Sun 25 JunPeter 8 milesSt. Saeran’s Church/Lady Bagot’s Drive, Rhewl
Wed 28 JunJenny
Thu 29 Jun
Sun 2 July Mike 8 miles. 1750 ft of ascentChirk Castle/Pontradog
Craignant circular
Wed 5 JulPeter and Fiona 4.5 milesChristleton/Huntington/Caldy Valley Nature Park and canal
Thu 6 JulPeter 4.5 milesMarbury Country Park/Anderton Boat Lift/ Marshall’s Wood/Trent and Mersey Canal. 10.00am start – lunch at Antrobus arms
Sun 9 JulSteve and Gill 10 miles 390 ft of ascentWrenbury, canal tow path, fields, lanes with a total of 8 stiles. Nice views over countryside and toward Peckforton and Bickerton hills.
Wed 12 JulPeter 4,2 miles, 300 ft elevationActon Bridge/Dutton locks, Leigh Arms pub for drinks
Thu 13 Jul
Sun 16 JulFiona and Peter 7-8 milesA fairly flat walk with few stiles starting from Crowton including river, canal, some fields and road walking. Some points of historical interest including a recently installed hydro electric facility.
Wed 19 JulPete ZLittle Neston 4.5 milesCircular saunter on well-used paths & tracks, visiting the Harp afterwards. Grade D
Thu 20 JulHowell7 miles cCircular, flat walk from Whitchurch (Salop) end of Sandstone Trail, picking up numerous trails plus canal walking
Sun 23 JulyHowell8 miles – 8.30am start from Chester. 9.45 at walk startLadybrook and Lyme Park. Canal and Moorland
Wed 26 JulSteve and Gill 4 milesKelsall to Black Lane, Delamere, Easy, mostly flat with lanes and forest paths
Thu 27 Jul
Sun 30 JulDave 10 miles, 1790 ft of ascent. 8.30am start Stannage Edge
Wed 2 AugPeter 4 mile/300 ft elevationMarbury – Around the two Meres and past Wickstead Old Hall. Swan Inn for drinks
Thu 3 Aug
Sun 6 AugMike 8.5 miles 1500 ft of ascentBala with fantastic lake views
Wed 9 AugPeter 4 miles flatErddig Country Park and tracks through woodland. Watts Dyke. Squire York pub for a drink
Thu 10 Aug
Sun 13 AugIan 8 miles, 600 ft of ascentLlynclys. Walk starts from small village with limited parking. Car sharing should be optimised
Wed 16 AugMike Handbridge
Thu 17 AugJane9 miles total ascent 777ftLlyn Brenig (Cerrigydrudian) Conwy circular
Sun 20 AugDave 8 miles, Grade B, 1860 ft of ascentFoel Lus and Alltwen
Wed 23 Aug
Thu 24 Aug
Sun 27 AugPeter 8 miles 1300ftGwaenysgor/Gop Hill/Prestatyn Hillside