GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Walks around Prestbury

1 miles (1 km)

This delightful Cheshire based village is a fine place for an easy stroll. The historic settlement is very pretty with listed timber framed buildings and a picturesque churchyard to explore. As such it is one of the most desirable places to live in the north with many celebrities and footballers purchasing properties in the area. Also of interest is the fine 17th century pub where you can enjoy post walk refreshments.
You can find the village close to Wilmslow and Alderley Edge on elevated ground above theRiver Bollin.
This short circular walk in the village takes you along the High Street and the River Bollin visiting the old church and the photogenic Norman Chapel on the way.

Prestbury OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Prestbury Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

Head to Ye Olde Admiral Rodney for some post walk refreshments. This charming former coaching inn dates back to the 17th century and includes many period features such as low ceilings and panelled walls. You can find them on New Road with postcode SK10 4HP for your sat navs. The pub is also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east to neighbouring Bollington and you could enjoy a climb to the viewpoint at White Nancy or an easy waterside stroll along the Macclesfield Canal.
The Middlewood Way, a shared cycling and walking trail along a disused railway line can also be picked up just to the east. It will take you to Macclesfield or Marple.
Just to the west you can visit the National Trust's Hare Hill for great views over the area. Near here there's the popular woodland trails at Alderley Edge and the Wizard Trail cycle route.

Photos

1–4 The Village, Prestbury

1–4 The Village, Grade II listed houses

Prestbury Norman Chapel

Prestbury Norman Chapel

National Westminster Bank, Prestbury. Formerly known as the Priest's House.

National Westminster Bank, old timber framed building in the village. Formerly known as the Priest's House.

Hearse House, Prestbury

Hearse House. Grade II listed building

Prestbury Churchyard - geograph.org.uk - 163695

Prestbury Churchyard. A robin alights briefly on a celtic cross. The church stands on the remains of an earlier Saxon church demolished by the monks of St Werburgh abbey as they constructed the church that we see today starting with the earliest phase of building back in 1220 AD

Lych gate, Prestbury

Grade II listed stone lychgate at the entrance to St Peter's Church

River Bollin at rear of Bollin Grove - geograph.org.uk - 2361668

River Bollin at rear of Bollin Grove

Lilac Cottage, Prestbury

Lilac Cottage. Grade II listed restaurant and wine bar

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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