Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Walk
Explore 50 acres of silver birch and oak woodland in this country park and nature reserve in Davenport. The park also includes a 15 acre lake, heathland, a wildflower meadow and wetland areas. Look out for woodpeckers, nuthatch, treecreepers, kingfisher, heron, great crested grebe and goldfinch as you make your way through the park.
The Dane Valley Way runs through the park so you could continue your walk along the River Dane towards Holmes Chapel or Congleton.
PostcodeCW12 4SU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Brereton Heath Country Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Brereton Heath Country Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Brereton Heath Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Brereton Heath Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Head north into Swettenham and you could pay a visit to the noteworthy Swettenham Arms. The 16th century country inn includes a lovely Lavender garden where you can enjoy fine food on a summer day. You can find them at postcode CW12 2LF for your sat navs. The Swettenham Walk starts from the pub and visits the park. It's about a 3.5 mile walk from the pub to the park, crossing the River Dane on the Dane Valley Way.s
The woodland trails are ideal for dog walking so you're bound to bump into other owners on your visit. Please keep them under close control because of the wildlife. The Swettenham arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head east into nearby Congleton and there's some lovely waterside walks to be found at Astbury Mere Country Park and the Macclesfield Canal.
The Holmes Chapel Walk starts from the nearby village and follows the River Dane to the reserve. It also visits the nearby Swettenham Meadows Nature Reserve where there's more interesting flora and fauna to see.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cheshire Walks page.