Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Important notice -

Mow Cop, Bickerton and Alderley Edge car parks are now open. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please come back another time.

Dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views

Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside

Things to see and do 

Alserley Edge Wizard Tea Room

The Wizard Tea Room

The Wizard Tea Room are open 9am-5pm, 7 days per week. At the moment, they are offering takeaway only with a reduced menu. This includes a few toast and cereal options, soft floured baps, and a full selection of delicious cakes and other bakes.

Beech trees glow golden in Autumn sunshine at Alderley Edge Cheshire

Autumn at Alderley Edge

Visit Alderley Edge and follow in the footsteps of wizards on our signposted trails. Explore the wooded landscape with fantastic autumn colour and spectacular vistas, perfect for your seasonal photos. Then warm up with a hot drink and a slice of homemade cake, available to take away from the Wizard Tea Room.

Why not visit ....

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.

Common blue butterfly {Polyommatus icarus}

Butterflies on Alderley Edge 

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

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.