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Cheshire Country Parks, Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints

 
blank tabDELAMERE FORESTCountry Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
Delamere, Cheshire


A Forest Park made up of large areas of mixed woodland. Delamere Forest is just 10 miles from Christleton and provides some excellent walks and cycle routes. There is a visitors centre where the Cafe provides refreshments, an information centre, toilets and bike hire. You will be able to acquire a plan of the forest which shows the various measured walks. Events held throughout the year include concerts, outdoor theatre productions, summer holiday activities, educational school visits and much more . This Christmas there is a Christmas Sales Site, situated on Whitefield Car Park. With an emphasis on a traditional Christmas, focusing on a Christmas Grotto for 3 weekends. With real Christmas trees and wreaths for sale from the end of November. Please enquire for further details.
Tel: 01606 882167    Fax: 01606 301083
E-mail: delamere@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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blank tabQUEENS PARK & BOATING LAKECountry Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
Victoria Avenue, Crewe, Cheshire
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IIn 1887 the Grand Junction Railway company provided Crewe with a delightful 45 acre Victorian park - Queens Park - one of the most splendid in the north of England.

Its oval plan has a principal central axis with an ornamental boating lake.

Playground for children with swings, slides, etc, putting, crazy golf and pets corner.

The Borough of Crewe and Nantwich - "the Floral Borough" - has seen both its towns have success in the "Britain in Bloom" competition in recent years.
Tel: 01270 537882
Web: www.crewe-nantwich.gov.uk
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CONGLETON PARK

Park Bank, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3DH
Tel: 01260 270679

Congleton Park
Photo: Judges Postcards

 

A traditional floral park.

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Alderley Edge

c/o Cheshire Countryside Office, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4UB
Tel: 01625 584412    Fax: 01625 587555    E-mail: alderleyedge@nationaltrust.org.uk

Alderley Edge Photo © Crispin Purdye
Alderley Edge -
Photo: Crispin Purdye CCL

 

Dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views.

Alderley Edge is designated an SSSI for its geological interest.

It has a long history of copper mining, going back to prehistoric and Roman times.

The mines are open twice a year, organised by the Derbyshire Caving Club.

There are views across Cheshire and the Peak District and numerous paths through the oak and beech woodlands, including a link to Hare Hill.

Discount National Trust Membership

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Hare Hill

Over Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4QB
NT Altrincham office: 0161 928 0075    Countryside office/Fax: 01625 584412   
E-mail: harehill@nationaltrust.org.uk

Over Alderley Photo © Mike Harris
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Photo: Mike Harris CCL

 

Charming wooded and walled garden.

This woodland garden, especially spectacular in early summer, includes azaleas, rhododendrons, hollies and hostas.

At its heart is a delightful walled area with a pergola and wire sculptures.

The surrounding parkland has attractive walks, including a link path to Alderley Edge (2ml).


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Chester City Council, The Forum, Chester, CH1 2HS
Tel: 01244 324324    Fax: 01244 324338    E-mail: webmaster@chester.gov.uk

The Dee Bridge

The old Dee Bridge viewed
from the city walls.

Photo: Judges Postcards

 

Pastfinder Tour - The best way to discover Chester's 2000 years of history.

Ghosthunter Trail - Take a night-time journey around the eerie haunts of Chester's mysterious and murky past. Hear spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

Roman Soldier Patrols - Patrol Fortress Deva with Caius Julius Quartus! In full battle gear, he takes you on patrol and evokes the exciting adventures of an Imperial warrior.

Quiz tours (treasure hunts): Guided walk and quiz finishing at one of Chester's best loved inns or taverns.

Cromwell's Troops: Highwaymen and Press gangs.

Tudor Lady Walk: With the City's infamous eloper, Eleanor Aldersey recalling her life and times in Merrie England. In costume, weather permitting.

Literary Chester: Follow in the footsteps of some of our greatest writers who lived in or visited Chester.

Curious Chester, Myths and Legends: Unlock the secrets of the City's past, delve into its uncovered mysteries and its unusual claims to fame.

Talks With Slides: In your hotel, village hall, or church. Talks on a variety of subjects.

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Lakemore Country Park

Lane Ends Farm, Clay Lane, Haslington, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 5SQ
Tel: 01270 253556

Lakemore Country Park is located in the heart of Cheshire's tranquil countryside. Covering over 36 acres in total with over ten acres divided up into five landscaped lakes and nature trails. Visit the Rare Breeds farm and see the wallabies, llamas, miniature donkeys, owls and many more. There is also a pets corner. The Park has both indoor and outdoor children's play areas, children's rides and themed Crazy Golf course.

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Victoria Park

Birchfield Road, Appleton Village, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TB
Tel: 0151 424 2061

For further details about the park please telephone the number above.

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