Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Things to see and do

Family exploring the woodland at Alderley Edge
Walking

Explore the woods at Alderley Edge this Summer 

An easy-access circular walk in the heart of the Cheshire countryside exploring mining remains and learning about the popular legend of Alderley Edge.

Boy wearing a '50 Things' baseball cap at Studland Beach, Dorset/ National Trust

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 

Far reaching views from Stormy Point 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

Common blue butterfly {Polyommatus icarus}

An abundance of butterflies 

Take a short stroll from our car park and you’re likely to see a few species of butterfly, including Large White and Orange Tip.

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

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Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Our work

View over Bickerton Hill

Explore the treasures of Bickerton Hill 

Climb to the top of Bickerton Hill to enjoy far reaching views across the Dee valley, Rawhead and the Shropshire hills.