|DELAMERE FOREST||Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints|
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.
|QUEENS PARK & BOATING LAKE||Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints|
|Victoria Avenue, Crewe, Cheshire|
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.
Park Bank, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3DH
Tel: 01260 270679
Photo: Judges Postcards
A traditional floral
c/o Cheshire Countryside Office, Nether
Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4UB
Tel: 01625 584412
Fax: 01625 587555 E-mail:
Alderley Edge -
Dramatic red sandstone
escarpment, with impressive views.
Alderley Edge is designated an SSSI for its
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
Over Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4QB
NT Altrincham office: 0161 928 0075
Countryside office/Fax: 01625 584412
Over Alderley -
Charming wooded and walled
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).
Chester City Council, The Forum, Chester, CH1 2HS
Tel: 01244 324324 Fax: 01244
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
Tudor Lady Walk: With the City's infamous
eloper, Eleanor Aldersey recalling her life and
times in Merrie England. In costume, weather
Literary Chester: Follow in the footsteps
of some of our greatest writers who lived in or
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.
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
Birchfield Road, Appleton Village, Widnes,
Cheshire, WA8 7TB
Tel: 0151 424 2061
For further details about the park please
telephone the number above.