Peckforton and Beeston One Centre

Short Walking Breaks in the UK

Price from: £230

Nights: 2 or 3

Difficulty: Easy, Moderate

Peckforton and Beeston One Centre

Holiday Details

  • Delamere Forest
  • Beeston Castle
  • Pretty village of Tarporley with independent shops, pubs and tea rooms
  • Pretty lakeside market town of Ellesmere on Llangollen Canal

This one centre walking holiday near Beeston Castle and the Peckforton Hills has circular walks for each day. Stay near Tarporley, Beeston Castle and the Peckforton Hills. Tarporley has a pretty high street with independent shops and a good choice of nice pubs, restaurants and tea shops.

It’s a lovely area for walking with quiet footpaths, canal towpaths, and pretty villages. The Sandstone Trail, a low level ridge walk is close to Tarporley and many of the circular walks are based around this.

Walks are a gentle 4 – 6 miles or moderate 8 – 10 miles. Follow circular walks based on the Sandstone Trail in Delamere Forest and to Beeston Castle and around the Peckforton Hills. Also a lovely canalside and lake walk near the pretty market town of Ellesmere. Can mix also with cycling the cycling holiday for people who would like to cycle and walk some days – see Tarporley and Delamere one centre cycling break for ride options.

Walks are a little distance from where you stay so you will need a car to get to the start of the walks. They are all circular and there is a choice of either a gentle 4 – 6 mile walks or moderate walks of 8 – 10 miles.

You might also like the Sandstone Trail walking holiday

Itinerary for Peckforton and Beeston One Centre

Peckforton Hills One Centre Walking Holiday

First Day – Arrive at your accommodation from lunchtime. We meet you when you arrive to run through arrangements and answer any queries you may have. Gentle walk for that afternoon.

Day 2 and /or 3 – Circular walk choices

Last Day – Check out of your room. Circular walk for that day and leave in the afternoon.

Selection of walks from Tarporley include

  • Walk to Beeston Castle, around the Peckforton Hills to Higher Burwardsley for a stop at the Candleworkshops and excellent Pheasant Inn. Lunch either at the Pheasant, or the cafe at the Candleworkshop. Distance 5 miles or 8.5 miles. Beeston Castle is worth a visit, great views across 8 counties.
  • Explore Delamere Forest following sections of Sandstone Trail, lunch at the visitor centre cafe, or the nearby Station cafe. Easy paths. Distance – 6 mile walk or 9 mile walk
  • Walk along the Sandstone Trail to Rawhead, the highest point of the trail  and Bickerton Hill – 5 miles
  • Walk from Boot Inn at Kelsall, through Primrose Hill Woods and along section of the Sandstone Trail. Good views. Distance – 5 miles.
  • Visit the small market town of Ellesmere , in the Shropshire Lakes area about 1/2 hour drive away. A lovely walk along a section of the Llangollen canal, and visiting several of the lakes (called Meres) in the area. 4 or 5 1/4 miles

Country Inn (been a Good Pub guide entry for many years), or Country House Hotel. The Country House Hotel is suitable for groups of up to 18 and we can also offer this as a dinner bed and breakfast package.


Prices shown are per person

Number of Nights  Country Pub Country House Hotel
2 £190* £240
3 £250* £295
Single supp/night £20 – 35 £30 – 45

*Supplement of £10 per person, per night for double and twin rooms for Saturday nights

Discounts & Offers

Child Discounts – (Children sharing with 2 adults)

Under 2 – free
Under 4 – 80%
Under 12 – 50%
12 to 16 – 25%

Group Discounts – 10% for groups of 4 or more adults

What's Included?

This walking holiday includes –

  • Overnight B & B accommodation
  • Detailed routes, maps, background information
  • Emergency back-up
  • Car parking or transfer to and from nearest station

Nearest stations – Chester, Hartford (Northwich). Most walks are a short drive from your accommodation. It is possible to reach most of the walks by bus. Please contact us to discuss the options if traveling by train


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