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Ellesmere Port to Chester via Shropshire Canal Cycle Route



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Cycle Route Details
Route NameEllesmere Port to Chester via Shropshire Canal
Distance : miles (km)11  (17.70)
Duration(hh:mm)01:06
Difficulty
Posted BySteve_W1964
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Cycle Route Location
CountryEngland
Town/CityEllesmere Port
County/RegionCheshire
Start LocationLees Lane, Ellesmere Port
End LocationTow Path past Bridge 123
Cycle Steps
Very scenic route with lots of historic views and places to see once entering Chester, many bridges with history along route plus a couple of stops to divulge in a swift half along the way, The Frog and Nightingale in Chester and The Bunbury Arms just a very short detour at Stoak.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Historical landmarks as you enter Chester, City Walls and look outs, etc..

Your comments?
posted by:BarrieRating : difficult :
Great ride, I have wanted to do this since I moved to the area and this site spurred me on to do it today. I don't know who calculated the mileage, but it felt a lot further than 11 miles.

The great news for anyone who is a returning cyclist (like me)is that its flat! It follows the shropshire canal, so you take in some wonderful scenery. It is however a fly in the teeth ride, especially near the farms. All in all, a terrific few hours of solitude!


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