Oscroft Willington Kelsall

An easy blue walk taking in the farmland of the Cheshire Plane and Pale Heights on the Mid Cheshire Ridge.

Blue

12 March 2023

No dogs allowed

Covid-19

Do not walk if you are feeling unwell. Carry your own hand sanitiser. In case of an emergency ensure you have with you a face mask and first aid pack.
Inevitably, the route will go through gates and over stiles that other people will have touched. It may have narrow sections that mean you will be passing close to other people.

The walk starts in Oscroft following a footpath along the golf course to Duddon Common then through farm land up to Willington Corner where we join the Sandstone Trail up to Primrose wood, then across fields to Eddisbury Hill fort and on to Pale Heights. The walk then follows the forest trails down to Kings Gate, then a short section on roads through Kelsall to join the footpath at The Commons and cross the fields back to Oscroft.

Meeting Time:
09:00
Meeting Place:
At walk start point
Walk Starts:
09:15
Walk Finishes:
15:15
Distance:
16.6km
Duration (incl stops):
6:00
Ascent:
300m
Highest Point:
175m Pale Heights
Terrain:
Mixture of gravel paths, fields and roads, some stretches can be muddy
Map/Area:
OS Explorer 267
Starting Point:
Parking in the drive of Tanglewood, Shay Lane, Oscroft and also on the adjacent verge - CH3 8NN OS Grid Ref: SJ50516714
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Safety

Let the walk leader know of any relevant medical conditions

Refer to the Handbook for walk related information and specifically for recommended walking equipment https://ohwc.org.uk/kit-list/ and safety information https://ohwc.org.uk/safety/

Remember you are responsible for being properly equipped

Ensure you have the walk leader’s phone number in case of an emergency

If you become detached from the group STOP, call out; try contacting group by phone or text. If no contact return to the last place you were with the group. Wait 30 mins repeatedly trying to make contact. After 30 mins seek help and/or make your own way safely.

The Google map below is the location of the walk start point.