896 Betley

The village of Betley was once renowned for raising children abandoned by Irish travellers. Whether it's true who can say, but Charles Darwin, Mrs Gaskell and Florence Nightingale certainly stayed here, though presumably not all at the same time.

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LOCATION: 6 miles south east of Crewe
START: Betley, park on A531 in village
Grid ref: SJ753486 Postcode: CW3 9GB
DISTANCE: 4 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Crewe & Nantwich Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Swan Inn, Hand & Trumpet
EN ROUTE: Cracow Moss

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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