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Crossed swords and wheel within a leafCrewe and Nantwich Circular Walk

45 km / 28 miles

A route around Crewe and Nantwich through Weston and Acton which is split into three sections with bus links. Old villages, historical buildings and old battle sites are visited in using ancient paths, a canal towpath and field paths. It is coincident with the Middlewich Branch canal south of Church Minshull.

Detailed sectional route descriptions may be downloaded free from the website below.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Crossed swords and wheel within a leaf
Crossed swords and wheel within a leaf
Easy; Canal; Heritage
Start and Finish
SJ698584 - Coppenhall, Cheshire
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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46.3 Km (28.8 miles)
259 m (850 ft) ascent
76 m (249 ft)  maximum height