Primrose Wood and Pale Heights


12 December 2021

Two dogs allowed


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.

This is a short green walk – we plan to do this at a leisurely pace with optional drinks at the Farmers Arms, Waste Lane, Kelsall at the end.

This circular walk starts at the car park in Yeld Lane, Kelsall. We walk towards Delamere forest and then follow a short section of the Sandstone Trail to Primrose Wood.

After walking through Primrose Wood, we cross fields towards Eddisbury and then along the Roman road, passing Hanginstone Hill to Pale Heights. From Old Pale Hill (176m Height) there is a 360-degree view – on a clear day we will be able to see the Manchester sky line, Merseyside and the mountains of North Wales.

The stone markers point the direction of 7 counties Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire. Shropshire and Staffordshire in England and Denbighshire and Flintshire
in North Wales.

We then head down the hill and back to the car park.

view of Maiden Castle
Meeting Time:
Meeting Place:
At walk start point
Walk Starts:
Walk Finishes:
Duration (incl stops):
Highest Point:
176m Old Pale Hill
Woodland paths, fields and quiet lanes.
Explorer 267 Northwich and Delamere Forest
Starting Point:
Yeld Lane Car Park, Yeld Lane, Kelsall, CW6 OSZ Grid Ref: OS SJ533 692


Let the walk leader know of any relevant medical conditions

Refer to the Handbook for walk related information and specifically for recommended walking equipment and safety information

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.

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