Tourist Attractions etc in Cheshire
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Cheshire Tourist Attractions

Tourist attractions in & around the area of Cheshire...

Cheshire Tourist Attractions

blank tabCHOLMONDELEY CASTLE GARDENSTourist Attraction
Off A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8ET
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One of Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction with its extensive ornamental gardens, beautiful Temple Water Garden, Rose Garden and many mixed borders and dominated by a romantic Castle built in 1801 of local sandstone the Gardens are a must for everybody young and old.

Lakeside walk with picnic area, children's play areas, farm animals including Llamas, Alpacas, Longhorn Cattle, sheep and pigs. Ancient private Chapel in the Park.

Tea Room offering light lunches, snacks, ice creams etc. Dogs welcome on leads. Events held throughout the year, please see website for opening times and further details.
Tel: 01829 720383    Fax: 01829 720877
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blank tabBLAKEMERE VILLAGETourist Attraction
Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2EB
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Blakemere has over 30 different shops and activities for children and adults to enjoy.

Unusual gifts from our boutique style shops for yourself, your home and your garden from around the world. We have a range of activities and courses for both children and adults including a falconry with Bird of Prey aviaries and regular flying displays, an aquatic and pet centre, a craft workshop and a large indoor children's play barn. With an excellent restaurant and coffee shop serving home-made food and snacks for those wanting a full day out.

We are also a dog friendly site with a wood situated at the top of the site for those important walks with your favourite friend!
Tel: 01606 883261    Fax: 01606 301495
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French Lane, Hack Green, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8AP
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All Weather Attraction - For over 50 years this vast underground complex, remained secret.

De-classified in 1993, the 35000 sq ft underground bunker would have been the centre of regional government had nuclear war broken out. Entering through the massive blast doors, you will be transported into the chilling world of the "Cold War". See the governments' preparations for nuclear war & step into the lives of those who worked here. View original broadcasts to be transmitted on all TV channels prior to a nuclear attack. Ton's of authentic equipment fire the imagination, with an exciting glimpse into England's dramatic "Cold War" past.

2 cinemas showing secret films. Explore the labyrinth of spooky corridors. Learn what living conditions were like, really getting to grips with the reality of the nuclear threat.
Tel: 01270629219
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blank tabCREWE HERITAGE CENTRETourist Attraction
Crewe Heritage Centre, Vernon Way, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DB

Crewe Heritage Centre is open weekends and bank holidays ONLY from Easter until the end of September. Signal boxes, exhibitions, locomotives, and outdoor and indoor play area. A destination for all the family. Group visits welcome by arrangement.
Tel: 01270 212130
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blank tabANDERTON BOAT LIFTTourist Attraction
Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW

Visit this wonder of the waterways. The Anderton Boat Lift is a wonder of the waterways, used to transport canal barges up the side of a steep hill. Visitor Centre.
Tel: 01606 786777
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blank tabCHESTER BOATTourist Attraction
Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester, CH1 1SD
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No visit to Chester is complete without a cruise on the Dee - the best way to appreciate the beauty and character of this great city. Chester Boat offer cruises of half hour duration every 30 minutes during the season and craft are available for private charter, day time and evenings. A particularly attractive 2 hour cruise to the Ironbridge through Eaton Estate, home of the Duke of Westminster, leaves The Groves at 12pm & 230pm - now weekdays and selected dates June, daily July and August, and selected dates September. Friday & Saturday in July and August 1 hour Ghost tours set sail at 7pm and Floodlit cruises 9pm - 10pm. Themed cruise every Saturday evening on board our showboats 7.30 - 10.30pm. Open April to October 11am 'til 5.30pm daily. October to April weekends only 11am 'til 4pm.
Tel: 01244 325394    Fax: 01244 325396
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blank tabJODRELL BANK VISITOR CENTRETourist Attraction
Lower Withington, Near Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL
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View the Lovell Radio Telescope from many angles on our Observational Pathway.

Take a journey to Mars or see the Solar System in the 3D Theatre. Follow trails and experience the beauty of natural environment of our 35 acre Arboretum.

Picnic and play area.

Ample parking, cafeteria, facilities for disabled people and gift shop.

Photo: J M Wainwright - Cheshire CC.
Tel: 01477 571339    Fax: 01477 571695
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blank tabBRIDGEMERE GARDEN WORLDTourist Attraction
Bridgemere, Nr Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7QB

Bridgemere Garden World - the greatest gardening day out in Europe whatever the weather. Stroll through the Bridgemere Gardens - more than 20 display gardens to give you ideas and inspiration. Select from over 5,000 varieties of plants for home and garden. If you are a beginner we have expert advice in all departments to help you decide. Indoors we have conservatory, garden and patio furniture, barbecues and patio heaters and gifts for all occasions as well as a restaurant. Countrywide products, Ripples aquatics, Garden building centre, Rainbow play equipment, Splashabout Jacuzzi. Our HobbyCraft superstore has arts and crafts supplies for everyone. Open daily.
Tel: 01270 521100    Fax: 01270 520215
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blank tabSTRETTON WATERMILLTourist Attraction
Stretton, Near Broxton, Cheshire

A small working watermill set in beautiful countryside only ten miles from Chester. Visitors see the two waterwheels driving the ancient wooden mill machinery and turning the millstones. The Miller demonstrates the whole skilled operation to transform grain into flour. Exhibition, small shop and picnic area nearby. Signposted from the A534 between Broxton and Farndon.
Tel: 01606 271640    Fax: 01606 350420
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Linmere Visitor Centre

Delamere, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2JD
Tel: 01606 889792

Linmere Visitor centre offers the complete day out. The specially marked footpaths and cycle trails are carefully planned to guide visitors around this diverse forest. The Visitor Centre houses a relaxing cafe, shop, and the fantastic Shell Forest Classroom. There is plenty of parking and an exiting programme of "What's On" events. Birthday parties are a speciality and the education team have gained a reputation for offering quality services to a wide range of children and adults.

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Boogles Barn

New Farm Court, Tilston Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 7DF
Tel: 0845 330 1335    Fax: 0871 471113

Check out the following fun available at the barn: Multi-level Soft Adventure play area, Toddlers and Infants only area, Boogle's Buggies - Kiddie Karting, Well stocked Boogle's Pit-stop Caf, Parties in the Stables, Supervised Play Crche and Holiday Club, and Creation Station Ceramic Painting.

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Maize Mazes and Reaseheath Zoo

Nantwich, Cheshire
Mazes: 07805 465358    Zoo: 01270 613222

A great day out featuring two exciting activities to provide fun and education for all the family. Visit Reaseheath's new zoo with its extensive collection of mammals, reptiles, birds and fish. Solve the Reaseheath Giant Maize Mazes, find many of the animals from the Reaseheath Zoo and lots more!

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Chester Town Crier

Tel: David and Julie Mitchell on 01244 311736

Enjoy the flamboyant proclamation of the Chester Town Crier in the heart of the City at the ancient Cross, at the junction of Bridge Street, Watergate Street and Eastgate Street. The shout which usually lasts about 15 minutes begins at 12 noon every at 10.30 on racedays Tuesday to Saturday from 1st May to the end of August.

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Chester Visitor Centre

Vicars Lane, Chester, CH1 1QX
Tel: 01244 351609     Fax: 01244 403188

The Chester Visitor Centre is an attraction that every family will enjoy. With many activities such as DVD shows, Gift Shop, Row's Cafe and many more...

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Crocky Trail

Cotton Abbotts, Waverton, Chester, CH3 7PH
Tel: 01244 336161

The Crocky Trail is an outdoor adventure trail, with activities such as mazes, swings, slides, bridges, tunnels etc...

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Walgherton, Nantwich Cheshire CW5 7LG
Tel: 01270 841336

See craftsmen at work in picturesque Victorian barns in our 25 craft workshops

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Chester Racecourse

The Roodee, Chester
Tel: 01244 304600     E-mail:

The oldest horse races in Britain, staged on the Roodee, once the site of the massive Roman Harbour. Chester Racecourse is now ranked as the 4th best attended in the whole of Britain, averaging 18,000 visitors per day at its race meetings.

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Foxhill Arboretum

Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 6AB
Tel: 01928 739189

A wide variety of specimens of Rhododendron, Maple, Dove Tree, Azalea, Eucalyptus, Dawn Redwood and many other rare trees.

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Chester Heritage Tours

Tel: 0870 765840 or 07775 751546

Welcome aboard a 1920's style open top bus to see all the citys sights in a unique way with live commentary by a professional guide.

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The Chester Tour

Tel: 01244 347452

1 hour circular tour. Live guide commentary. Tickets valid for 24 hours. Hop on and hop off. Frequent departures. See 2,000 years of history. Combined bus and river tour available.

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Dewa Roman Experience

Pierpoint Lane, Bridge Street, Chester
Tel: 01244 343407

Discover what life was like in Roman Britain. Step aboard a Roman gallery and stroll along a reconstructed street experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of Roman Chester. Explore at first hand the Roman fortress in the 3 metre deep excavations and handle 'dig' discoveries in our 'finds' room.

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Rufus Court, Northgate Street, Chester
Tel: 01244 340005

Continental-style cafe bar by day, top Northwest venue by night. Fine wines, real ales and fair-trade teas and coffees. Food - light meals to fixed price banquets. Live music featuring jazz, rock, world and blues. Alexander's is famous for the alternative comedy nights every Saturday.

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Rufus Court

off Northgate Street, Chester
Tel: 01244 313400

Sit out in the sun; covered Rows in the rain. Located off the city walls. Wine Bar. Tea Shop, Deli and 3 Restaurants. Internet Access. Collectibles: Jewellery, Art, Books, Violins, Sports Equipment. Hair and Beauty. Chester's secret square - its worth finding.

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Yesteryear Rally

Hampton Heath, Malpas, Cheshire. SY14 8JN    
: 01978 780749

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