is a small town within a bowl of land created by the ridges
of Biddulph Moor and Mow Cop. #
has a long history, with ancient sites including several burial
mounds and an iron-age fort. The 'Bride Stones' are the remains
of a very large Long Barrow burial mound.
recently Biddulph was a coal mining town but the collieries
have now closed.
The Biddulph Valley Way, following the course of a former railway line, runs from Biddulph to Congleton in Cheshire. This traffic-free path for walkers, cyclists and horseriders passes through attractive rolling countryside. Running for 7 and a half miles, this path links up with the longer Gritstone Trail from Disley to Kidsgrove.
is Biddulph Grange one of the most spectacular gardens to visit in the UK.