Merseyside and West Cheshire

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Area name: Merseyside and West Cheshire

Welcome to the Merseyside and West Cheshire Area Ramblers

Ramblers’ Areas help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Areas help look after paths and green spaces, open up new places to explore and act as the leading voice on walking matters in our neighbourhood. They support our local Groups to organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Our Area is ideally situated to explore a stunning variety of walking landscapes.  There are four National Parks - Snowdonia, the Lake District, Peak District and Yorkshire - all within easy reach.  So too are the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Anglesey, the Llyn Peninsula, the Clwydian Range, Shropshire Hills, the Forest of Bowland and the North Pennines.  Closer to home walkers can explore a multitude of well maintained paths.  Whatever your choice, be it the Sandstone Trail, the Wirral Circular or the Sefton Coastal Path, there is something for everyone.

The Groups in our Area lead more than a thousand walks each year, some at the weekend and some mid-week.  Each Group is different.  They cater for walkers of all abilities and offer a range of transport options to get to their walks including coach, minibus, car and public transport.  In addition, walking holidays, both home and abroad, are offered to members.

As well as walking, Groups organise a number of social functions throughout the year.

Below are links to the Groups in our Area.  Enjoy exploring what they have to offer!

Public Rambles are organised by our Area for people, who have not yet joined Ramblers, but do enjoy walking.  More details can be obtained at their website below.

Groups in this area

Cestrian (Chester)

Cestrian (Chester) Group membership covers the areas of Chester, Ellesmere Port and West Cheshire. The Group's walks, ranging in difficulty from Easy to Technical, extend over Cheshire, Wirral, North Wales and Snowdonia, Lancashire, the Peak ...

Liverpool

Every Sunday a coach takes walkers to either the Lakes,Yorkshire, Debyshire, Staffordshire.or North Wales etc. We have a very active Tuesday walking group which generally uses public transport but we do have 4 car-share rambles each year. We are ...

Merseyside 20s-30s Walkers

We're a friendly and sociable group based in Liverpool with planned walks & socials to over 250 members in and round Merseyside. The group, aimed at people in their 20’s, 30’s and the young at heart.

Southport

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

St Helens

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Wirral

During the week we walk on the Wirral and a little further afield. Each Sunday our coaches travel to many of the best hill walking areas of England and Wales. We also arrange social activities.