GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Budworth Mere

1 miles (2 km)

This walk takes you along the boardwalk at Budworth Mere in Marbury Country Park. You can start the walk from the car park at the park and then head up to the eastern side of the lake. Here you'll find a boardwalk through the reed beds to a bird hide where you can look out for a variety of water loving birds.
The route then follows a footpaths along the southern side of the lake before returning to the car park.
The Great Budworth Walk starts from the nearby village and visits the mere before heading to the canal to the south.

Budworth Mere OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Budworth Mere Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The epic North Cheshire Way passes the park. You could pick it up and follow it north to Arley Hall where there's a fine stately home surrounded by beautiful gardens.
To the south is the splendid Anderton Boat Lift. This remarkable feat of engineering is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal and is one of the highlights of the area.
Just a couple of miles to the east you'll find Pickmere Lake. The pretty lake is a popular spot with swimmers and also has some nice footpaths along the southern side of the water.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cheshire Walks page.


Fishermen in Budworth Mere - - 399422

Fishermen in Budworth Mere. View across the mere towards Great Budworth village.

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Budworth Mere with Great Budworth church in the distance.

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Sailing on the Mere

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Reed Beds Budworth Mere. A view of the reed beds in early February 2007. Taken from the Mere bird watching hide.

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Comberbach/Marbury - view towards Budworth Mere Image taken on the North Cheshire Way at the parish boundary between Comberbach and Anderton-with-Marbury. View across Budworth Mere towards Marbury Country Park (boathouse and woodland).

Reed beds Budworth Mere (geograph 5049016)

Reed beds


GPS Files

GPX File

Budworth Mere.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Budworth Mere.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)