How long is the walk up Bickerton Hill?

Experience this 3.2-mile loop trail near Malpas, Cheshire. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1 h 32 min to complete.

Who owns bickerton hill?

The land is owned by the Bolesworth Estate, and is managed for pheasant shooting, with conifer plantation and mixed woodland. Wilmslow, Bulkeley Hill and Helsby Sandstone formations of the Sherwood Sandstone Group are present within the site, dating from the Early Triassic period around 250 million years ago.

Where do you park for Bickerton Hill Walk?

Car parks: SY14 8LN off Goldford Lane or Sy14 8LH off Old Coach Road.

Where is Bickerton Hill?

Lowland heath is now extremely rare in the UK and worldwide, and Bickerton Hill is considered to be one of the best examples of this type of landscape in the north of the country. It comprises well in excess of half the remaining threatened habitat of lowland heath in Cheshire.

Where are the Bickerton Hills?

They form the southern end and high point of the Mid Cheshire Ridge, which runs broadly north–south through Cheshire from Beacon Hill near Frodsham. The southern part of the ridge, including both Bickerton Hills, has been designated an Area of Special County Value.

Where can I find media related to Bickerton Hill?

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bickerton Hill. Bawn W, Dakin R, Shadbolt C, Bate H (ed). A Local History of Broxton, Duckington & Harthill (Local Heritage Initiative; 2004) .

Is there an app for Bickerton Hill in Cheshire East?

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What is the landscape like on Bickerton Hill?

Bickerton Hill is currently managed as mixed deciduous woodland interspersed with open heath, sandy patches, small pools and rocky outcrops. To the west, the steep scarp slopes sharply away to birch woodland and scattered, tiny fields.