Article and images by Jonathan White
Guided circular walks will continue monthly throughout 2019 and into 2020 and begin from St Mary’s Church, on Monks Lane in Acton near Nantwich.
The ‘Tea at The Tower’ guided circular walks are carefully chosen to be good underfoot, do not involve climbing fences and are pleasant circular country walks of approximately two hours and four miles in length.
Their route is through beautiful Cheshire countryside involving paths within the Dorfold Estate and adjacent to the Shropshire Union Canal.
The lead walker will match the pace to the groups level of general fitness.
All walks start from St Mary’s Church, Acton at 1pm.
Future dates are:
Sunday 8th September, Sunday 22nd September, Sunday 13th October, Sunday 10th November, Sunday 8th December
Sunday 12th January, Sunday 9th February and Sunday 8th March.
All are welcome. Donations are gratefully received.
Tea at The Tower is a weekly community cafe – where drinks and cakes are served (donations are gratefully received).
These take place EVERY Sunday afternoon (2.30-4.30pm) throughout the year at St Mary’s Church, Acton.
Visitors also have an opportunity to have a guided tour up the church tower as far as the ringing chamber.
Since the cafe opened two and a half years ago it has welcomed approximately 5,500 visitors, served 11,000 drinks & 5,500 cakes and led 1,100 guided tours up the church tower.
A representative from Tea at The Tower commented: “Tea at The Tower has become bedded into our local culture and has become much valued by the community we serve.
“The walkers always return very happy and ready for some refreshments which include our delicious cakes.”