Public rights of way

Local walks

Get walking! Choose from the list below and off you go...

Self-guided walks 

Led walks

Our ranger service lead guided walks across a number of open spaces in Warrington:

Named trails

There are a number of named trails in or passing through Warrington:

  • Trans Pennine Trail (TPT)
    The TPT is a cycling and walking route (with some provision for horse riding) running coast to coast from Southport to Hornsea with additional links to Leeds, York, Sheffield and Chesterfield. Route shown on O.S. Explorer maps

  • Mersey Way -
    This waymarked footpath Trail runs from Garston in Liverpool to Rixton, Warrington and closely follows the northern bank of the River Mersey. Ordnance Survey (OS) Explorer maps show the route from Garston to Sankey Bridges and Bridgefoot to Rixton.

  • Mersey Valley Trail -
    Following the ridge of sandstone forming the southern flank of the Mersey valley between Runcorn and Lymm this 30 mile long waymarked footpath provides some excellent views. Route shown on OS Explorer maps.

  • Cheshire Ring Canal Walk -
    This 98 mile long waymarked walk follows six historic canals through Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Staffordshire including the Bridgewater Canal in Warrington. Route shown on OS Explorer maps.

  • Delamere Way -
    The Delamere Way is a waymarked footpath running for 21 miles from Frodsham to Stockton Heath. Further details are available from the Mid Cheshire Footpath Society. Route shown on OS Explorer maps.

  • Sankey Canal Trail 
    It is possible to follow the course of the Sankey Canal from Widnes to St. Helens via Warrington. The walk is largely through pleasant countryside and park land but is noted for its industrial history.