Northwich Woodlands

Map of the Park

The Northwich Woodlands offer visitors a wealth of possibilities for enjoyment. Try exploring the Northwich Woodlands by walking, cycling or horse riding in a traffic-free environment. Much of the area is gently undulating with many gradients reduced to make the paths suitable for families with prams or visitors in wheelchairs. Circular routes of varying length are possible taking in different features of interest.

There are opportunities for bird watching and for studying nature in a wide variety of habitats. Discover the ancient woodlands. Discover ponds alive with dragonflies and amphibians. Enjoy meadows rich in orchids and other beautiful wildflowers.

As more land is reclaimed in the area from industrial dereliction more opportunities for public access arise.

Leaflets currently available to visitors are: -

Cheshire Countryside Explorer
The latest guide to exploring the beautiful countryside of Cheshire.

Site Map - Explorer Guide Updated May 2010
The ultimate guide to exploring the Northwich Woodlands.

Wildlife Explorer
The latest addition to the Northwich Woodlands Explorer series provides an insight into the park's nature.

  • (LARGE) A fully interactive version of the leaflet crammed full of extra information about the sights and sounds of the Northwich Woodlands. Once you've dowloaded the leaflet use your mouse to discover lots of hidden features! [DOWNLOAD LARGE VERSION (PDF 12MB)] Updated May 2010
  • (B&W) A black and white version designed for ease of printing.[DOWNLOAD B&W VERSION (PDF 3MB)]

Heritage Explorer New
The Northwich Woodlands cover a wide and diverse area of land, just north of Northwich town centre. A rich and diverse history has helped to create a mosaic of unusual habitats and a very distinctive landscape.

FoAM New
The Friends of Anderton and Marbury (FoAM) is a voluntary group of local people interested in the Northwich Woodlands, which includes Marbury Country Park and Anderton Nature Park. We play a valuable role in assisting the Rangers. This leaflet explains a bit more about what we do.

Anderton Nature Park Wildflower Trail.
A self guided leaflet that takes visitors on a short walk around Anderton Nature Park helping them to discover some common and some of the more unusual plants that grow there.

Dragonflies of Anderton and Witton Lime Beds
A fascinating key to some of the more common species to be seen in the area.


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