The wooded hills of Frodsham and Helsby are clear landmarks on the Cheshire plain. Frodsham Hill, or Overton Hill, as it is sometimes known, rises to 500 feet (152 metres) and forms the northern end of the Mid-Cheshire Ridge, a range of sandstone hills that extends southwards to Delamere Forest and Tarporley.
The summit of the escarpment provides fine views of the Mersey Estuary, the Cheshire plain and on a clear day, the mountains of North Wales. The sandstone war memorial which surmounts Frodsham Hill was completed in 1921. The hill is the location of an Iron Age promontory fort, the outline of which can still be seen.