Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Things to see and do 

Why not visit ....

Dog walking on a lead

Walking with your dog in the Cheshire and Wirral countryside 

Please read this guide to help you to keep yourselves, your dogs, livestock, wildlife and the environment safe, when you are walking at the Cheshire and Wirral countryside places.

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

What's on 

Upcoming events

Guided Walk through Alderley Edge Wood

Sun 01 Sep 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along and explore with a guide the beautiful scenery and panoramic views and hear about the history and legends that make the edge such a special place.

People, Protest and Politics - Methodists, Mow Cop and social change

Sat 07 Sep 2019
11:00-15:00
In 1807 Hugh Bourne inspired thousands of people to gather on the hill by Mow Cop Castle. This led to a working class people's movement that founded the early Trade Unions. This September visit Mow Cop Castle to find out more.

Guided Walk through Alderley Edge Wood

Sun 08 Sep 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along and explore with a guide the beautiful scenery and panoramic views and hear about the history and legends that make the edge such a special place.

Guided Walk through Alderley Edge Wood

Sun 15 Sep 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along and explore with a guide the beautiful scenery and panoramic views and hear about the history and legends that make the edge such a special place.

Dog Behaviour Clinic

Sun 22 Sep 2019
10:00-15:00
Every dog deserves a chance to be happy. If you've not yet attended one of the Dogfathers' behavior clinics, this is your opportunity to view dog training in action.

Guided Walk through Alderley Edge Wood

Sun 22 Sep 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along and explore with a guide the beautiful scenery and panoramic views and hear about the history and legends that make the edge such a special place.
Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

History

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Wildlife

Birdwatching in the woodland at Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Birdwatching at Alderley Edge 

Take in impressive views and see the sun peeking through the trees as the leaves return after winter. Keep your eyes peeled for birds and spring flowers on a walk at Alderley Edge. Redstart, nuthatch, flycatcher and tree creeper are just a few of the woodland birds that you'll hopefully be able to spot.

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

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Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Our work

View over Bickerton Hill

Managing the heathland at Bickerton Hill 

We've been rejuvenating the rare lowland heath at Bickerton and have worked closely with a number of partner organisations to help improve the regeneration of the heathland.