Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Things to see and do 

Family on a woodland walk

Explore the woods at Alderley Edge

Explore the features which add to the myths and legends of Alderley Edge on one of our new way-marked routes.

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.

Children orienteering at Brancaster, Norfolk.

Tick of 10 of your 50 things to do here at Alderley Edge 

Make sure you’re prepared for your 50 things challenge, with suitable footwear for exploring the woods. If you haven’t got one already, grab a ‘50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’ activity booklet from our Countryside Office and get ready for lots of outdoors fun and adventure.

Why not visit ....

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

What's on 

Children overlooing a field at Alderley Edge

What's on 

Check out what's going on at Alderley Edge throughout the season.

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

History

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Wildlife

A blue tit surveys the woods below

Birdwatching at Alderley Edge 

Redstart, nuthatch, flycatcher and tree creeper. These are just a few of the lovely woodland birds that you'll hopefully be able to spot.

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Get involved

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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.