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Salter's Way

43 km / 27 miles

The Way follows an old salt track across lowland Cheshire from the salt area around Northwich to the moors above Macclesfield. It passes still-working brine pumps, as well as such varied features as Jodrell Bank and the raised lowland bog of Danes Moss.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Average Gradients; Moorland; Industrial History
SJ684731 - Broken Cross, Cheshire
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SJ983762 - Salterford, Cheshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Salter's Way (John Merrill Foundation - 1991)
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Badge & Certificate for Salter's Way (John Merrill Foundation)


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Acorn Cottages  (bookable online)
4 Km
26 Km
Kerridge End Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
37 Km
Walkers are Welcome
3 Km
38 Km

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Route Profile:

43.9 Km (27.3 miles)
779 m (2,556 ft) ascent
398 m (1,306 ft)  maximum height