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Newcastle walks

The seven walks below make up The Newcastle Way. Each section can take at least three hours with a few stops to complete:

Mow Cop to Kidsgrove Bank

Distance: 3.1 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Mow Cop Castle.

Facilities: Car parking is available at Mow Cop Castle. There are 2 pubs along the route.

Kidsgrove Bank to Red Street

Distance: 2.4 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Entrance to Birchenwood Country Park

Facilities: Parking available at Birchenwood Country Park. There is a pub at the end of the route.

Red Street to Black Bank

Distance: 3.1 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Crown Inn, Red Street.

Facilities: Apendale Heritage Centre and Café are towards the end of the route.

Black Bank to Madeley

Distance: 4.3 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Black Bank Road.

Facilities: Parking available at Black Bank Road. There are two pubs a short detour from the route.

Madeley to Blackbrook

Distance: 4 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Junction of Holborn and Castle Lane.

Facilities: A pub is available at the very end of the route.

Blackbrook to Loggerheads

Distance: 3.7 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Junction of Wharmadine Lane and A51 Nantwich Road.

Facilities: There are several pubs along the route.

Loggerheads to Market Drayton

Distance: 4 miles
Estimated walk time: 3 hours +
Starting point: Loggerheads Inn.

Facilities: Loggerheads Inn and shopping in Market Drayton at the end of the route.

Map of the route and further details (1.81 MB)

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