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.

PDF Document Map of the route and further details (1.81 MB)

More walks

National walking websites can provide information about additional walks in the Newcastle Borough and beyond:

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