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River Dee from Farndon
Introduction to Walk 3535

Photo from the walk - River Dee from Farndon

County/Area - Cheshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

An easy Cheshire walk starting from the attractive village of Farndon. The route follows the River Dee which is the boundary between Wales and England in this area. The return routes crosses pleasant farmland. There is an optional extension to see the remains of Holt Castle. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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