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Cheshire Walkers Group

We are the Cheshire Walkers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Parbold Hill gives magnificent views across the surrounding countryside and is always popular with visitors. A little below its summit stands a rough-hewn monument in the shape of a bottle. Although Parbold hill is a mere 130m above sea level, it does give views accross the plains of West Lancashire. We also visit Ashurst Beacon with its pyramid style roof was erected in 1798 by Lord Skelmersdale when invasion by Napoleon's forces was thought imminent. Solders were stationed here to light the beacon should it be necessary, we also visit the Fairy Glen close to the village of Appley Bridge. 

Sunday, 17 December 2023
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
20.9km / 13.0mi
Ascent:
353m / 1158ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SD 50417 12401
Nearest postcode:
WN6 9QD
what3words:
keepers.thundered.attracts
Start time:
9:30 am

Hunters Hill Quarry Car Park

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking