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This is a 6.9 mile linear walk from Hooton Train Station following the initial section of the Wirral Way as far as the attractive village of Willaston for a well deserved visit to the Pollard Inn or even the Nag's Head.
Then onto Willaston Mills, yes there is still a mill there, and onto the 400 year old Wheatsheaf. Then heading east on the country lanes back to Bromborough train station to end your walk.
You can either get the train back to Hooton, to pick up your car, it's only two stops and services are regular, or for your onward journey towards Liverpool, Chester or Ellesmere Port.
Please be careful to observe all signs for rights of way when following other people's routes, as we cannot guarantee that they do not cross private or hazardous land.
Please also be considerate and mindful of the interests of local residents when parking and following routes.
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