If you decide to take Short Boating Breaks in Cheshire then you may want to explore more of the countryside than you can see from the boat. One way of doing this is to stop off at various points along the famous Sandstone Trail and follow the marked paths. The trail begins in Frodsham and runs to Whitchurch, taking in towns such as Runcorn along the way. There are a number of maps of the Sandstone Trail which are available from tourist information centres.
If you are considering exploring the area this way during your Short Boating Breaks in Cheshire then do not be put off by the length of the trail, which runs for 34 miles in total. If you do want to cover the whole of the trail it is estimated that it is three days of walking if you are fairly fit, so many people will just explore the sections that they are interested in.
Those on Short Boating Breaks in Cheshire will be able to see villages and towns along the trail such as Beeston, which has a famous castle and market. The castle is at the top of a steep hill, so if you have any extra energy you can walk to the top and enjoy the wonderful views. Towns such as Tarporley have speciality antique shops and other interesting features.
There are a few difficult points along the trail with some steep sections by the castle at Beeston, Bickerton and Frodsham, but you can also enjoy the flatter sections which run through Delamere Forest and along the Shropshire Union Canal (if you do not choose to sail along this section!).
There are many facilities along the way such as pubs and cafes which you can use to take a welcome break from the walking and if you are sailing part of the way then mooring at a country pub for lunch is always a good idea. The Cheshire Ring Boat Hire is one of the best ways to see the countryside within this region and every year thousands of people enjoy a relaxing break in this stunning area. Make sure you get to enjoy a boating holiday this year and choose one of the canal boats in Cheshire.