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Castle walks in and around some historic sites of Staffordshire

Rosalind Prince

Castle walks in and around some historic sites of Staffordshire

by Rosalind Prince

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Published by Staffordshire Books in association with Staffordshire County Council Libraries, Arts & Archives in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Staffordshire -- Description and travel -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p138-139.

    Statementhistorical text by Rosalind Prince ; walks prepared by Geoff Bradley ; line drawings by Sheila Mellenchip.
    ContributionsBradley, Geoffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination139p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21092481M
    ISBN 100903363399
    OCLC/WorldCa21412750

    Anderton Nature Park - Anderton Nature Park provides a haven for wildlife on restored industrial land adjacent to the historic Victorian boat lift and near to Northwich town centre. Teggs Nose - Grade: Easy walking, Distance: km / 1 mile circular walk, Time: 30 minutes – 1 . Or you can download your choice of walk: Priors Halton - 3 miles - an easy to moderate walk with great views of the Castle on the way back. Priors Halton and Hill Halton - 5 or 6 miles - relatively easy walking with varied scenery, some stiles. Round the Castle Walls - half a mile - easy stroll around the foot of the Castle .

    Heighley Castle (or Heleigh Castle) is a ruined medieval castle near Madeley, castle was completed by the Audley family in and for over years was one of their ancestral homes. It was held for Charles I during the English Civil War and was destroyed by Parliamentary forces in the s. The ruinous remains comprise masonry fragments, mostly overgrown by vegetation.   Along with the nearby castle of Kirby Muxloe, William, Lord Hastings was licensed by King Edward IV in to fortify the two sites. The Ashby de la Zouch castle was built around .

    This has meant that a vast range of circular walks of different lengths and complexity have been developed in recent years. The full list of the many promoted circular routes is shown below. You may well want to limit your search by selecting the nearest town .   The walk starts and finishes at the kissing gate, situated about 70 metres on the eastern flanks of Ladybridge, near Tamworth Castle - pedestrians may start the walk within the Castle .


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Castle walks in and around some historic sites of Staffordshire by Rosalind Prince Download PDF EPUB FB2

Much of the walk is in open countryside with good views, including three counties from Stafford Castle and of Cannock Chase. A 'compass' near the castle points out many key points on the landscape. There are numerous information boards around the castle and grounds, with information on the history of the castle, including the 17th Century Civil.

Tutbury Castle was begun shortly after the Norman Conquest by either Hugh d'Avranches or Henry de Ferrers. Avranche held the manor first, but he exchanged it for the Earldom of Chester, and in Tutbury was granted to Ferrers by William the Conqueror.

One of the Norman lords erected a motte and bailey castle on a high ridge over the River Dove. Castle Street, Tutbury, Staffordshire, England.

Staffordshire is also famously home to Alton Towers, one of Britain’s most popular attractions and a magnet for thrill-seekers with its adrenaline rides, waterpark and amusements.

Historical attractions in the county include Tamworth Castle, built by Æthelflæd, daughter of Alfred the Great. Stafford Castle The striking remains of a 14th century stone keep stand atop an 11th century castle mound on the edge of Stafford.

The castle is within a remarkable system of earthworks enclosing 2 large baileys and a now-vanished settlement. Staffordshire Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Staffordshire, England on Tripadvisor. Staffordshire Tourism; "Took my girlfriend for a walk around the castle as we are both into history, love reading the information boards about the castle.".

Discover 43 historical attractions in Stafford, Lichfield + Tutbury. Book tours and skip the line at Cannock Chase AONB, Lichfield Cathedral + Shugborough. ® Inspiration to see the planet. Staffordshire Walks, Walking Routes & Hiking Trails. The Staffordshire walks listed below cater for walkers of all abilities from easy low-level routes to harder routes involving more ascent.

All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPS files. "Beautiful scenic serine place to visit birds beautiful plants and to die for scenery Great place to share a walk with a fury friend" "Have visited many times safe parking ideal to have a picnic and have a walk around the chase and wel worth a visit anytime of the year nice to.

Walks in Staffordshire. Price: £ Quantity: 50 Walks in Staffordshire. Price: £ OUT OF STOCK. Shropshire and Staffordshire Outstanding Circular Walks. Price: £ OUT OF STOCK. Country Walks Around the National Forest. Price: £ Quantity: Main Book Why do I need a Walking Guide Book.

Ordering and Delivery. 6 miles (10 km) This walk takes you from the Staffordshire village of Astonefield to Dovedale in the Peak District. The walk starts from the popular George Inn Pub on Church Lane in the village centre.

The noteworthy inn dates from the 18th century and is situated in a lovely spot on the village green.

10 Great Walks in the Peak District & Derbyshire Here’s a handy list of some of the best walks in the Peak District and Derbyshire, ranging from challenging hikes to relaxing riverside strolls. These walks let you see some of the best views of Peak District landscape and take you through some of the most beautiful Derbyshire villages.

Sett Valley Trail. The Sett Valley Trail, on the Manchester side of the Peak District, is a short gentle trail. The mile walk, between the towns of Hayfield and New Mills was originally a stretch of the Hayfield to Manchester railway, closed down inwhich explains why it is an easy, level walk.

About. This is a 6 ½ mile walk starting in Castleton and walking through some of the most admired and stunning parts of the Peak District. Known to be one of the best ridge walks in the country, this Peak District walk gives stunning views over Edale, Hope Valley and even the edge of Kinder Scout.

The Ramblers - Britain’s walking charity working to protect and expand the places people love to walk and promote walking for health and pleasure. Walking information, advice and campaigns, walking news and events, group led walks and an online library of walking routes.

A hugely popular area for walking, Tegg's Nose near Macclesfield has some absolutely stunning views of the Cheshire plains, and on clear days you can see as far as the Welsh hills and Liverpool. It's a bit of a climb but the views are well worth it.

It's perfect in summer but in winter you can also go sledging on the moorland hills. Beeston CragAuthor: Carmella de Lucia. A walk of six miles in Staffordshire with lots to explore, particularly if you're interested in the industrial heritage of this historic county.

Great Haywood, Shugborough Hall, Cannock Chase and Little Haywood: A six mile walk which includes Shugborough Hall, some nice hills, lovely woodland and with a finale along the River Trent.

Terrain: The going is level throughout walk 1, with one short uphill section on both walks 2 and 3. The route The directions for the longest walk (three miles) are given first, with variations for the two shorter walks.

ONE: Westbridge Park occupies the site of the former Westbridge House, the headquarters of the Trent and Mersey Canal. Chartley Castle lies in ruins to the north of the village of Stowe-by-Chartley in Staffordshire, between Stafford and Uttoxeter (grid reference).The remains of the castle and associated earthworks are a Scheduled Monument, the site having been protected since The castle itself is a.

Your favourite castles. We asked our Facebook followers to name their favourite castle in England, and hundreds of you voted for the places you love. Here are the top 10 picks as chosen by you, accompanied by some of your comments on what makes these castles so special.

Tixall Gatehouse is set in historic parkland next to the stretch of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal known as Tixall Wide. Explore this local area on foot with a circular walk that covers many places /5(6). A scale model of the motte and bailey castle shows what it may have looked like in AD.

The Castle Shop has a wide range of souvenirs to suit all pockets. It features a range of children's books on castles. Throughout the year, Stafford Castle host a diverse programme of events ranging from historical occasions to family fun days.Staffordshire Sites.

Alton Castle. Caverswall Castle Chartley Castle Access Land Business Castle open to the public Church of England Educational Establishment English Heritage Historic House open to the public Holiday accommodation Landmark Trust Local authority Museum National Trust NGS Noble 11 Abandoned Castles Around the World That.English Heritage is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

This comprises over of England's historic buildings, monuments, and sites spanning more than 5, years of history. It has direct ownership over some historic sites and also liaises with private owners of sites that are managed under guardianship ship: Kate Mavor.