I thought I would get a walking blog in which I thought was quite interesting, we have completed a few winter Sunday short walks around Llangollen which keeps fitness up and of course limited my the shorter days, the evening are starting to pull out now.
Anyway time to get another section of the sandstone trail in with of course my beloved book "circular walks of the sandstone trail" which walking end to end of the sandstone trail one Sunday afternoon could be a challenge.
One thing I have to say is I really love the Peckforton Hills its like a small hilly kingdom of things to find, great views,caves the brilliant sandstone trail and of course two fantastic castles to add.
So today's walk starting near the Pheasant inn at the candle workshop which has a car park for walkers just outside the workshops, for today we are we are following from the book walk 8 Burwardsley of a distance of 8km and taking in a good section of the sandstone trail with a spur added to take in Rawhead which is the highest point of the point of the sandstone trail at 227 metres and commanding fine views across towards Chester and the buildings Liverpool visible.
Bulkeley Hill which is owned by the National trust which was on walk provided some brilliant views across the expanse of the Cheshire Plains viewing as far as the peak district of North ease Cheshire and the huge radio telescope at Jodrell bank.
onto Rawhead for the spur which i just mentioned and we find a well known locally as "Droppingstone" (drippingstone).
We found a few signs of spring along the route on this surprisingly mild January day and even sat outside in the beer garden to enjoy the Cheshire views and cider