Attractions in North West England
Museums & Galleries
PORT SUNLIGHT MUSEUM & GARDEN VILLAGE
23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5DX
Visit Port Sunlight Museum and newly-restored worker’s cottage and uncover 125 years of history. Explore the village’s rich heritage and be enthralled by its beautiful craftsmanship and careful planning. Discover William Hesketh Lever’s vision...
ANDERTON BOAT LIFT
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.
SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of tex...
Castles & Historic Monuments
Chapel Lane, Beeston, Nr Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9TX
Standing majestically on sheer rocky crags which fall sharply away from the castle wall, Beeston has possibly the most stunning views of the surrounding countryside of any castle in England. Its history stretches back over 4,000 years to when ...
TABLEY HOUSE STATELY HOME
Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB
The finest Palladian house in the North West of England contains the Leicester family collection of paintings, furniture and memorabilia from the 17th to the 20th Century. Today, important works by JMW Turner, Henry Thompson and James Ward can...
Mawbray Hayrigg, Silloth, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 4LL
The Gincase is a delightful attraction with something to offer all the family. There is the delicious truly home made food in the popular Gincase Tearoom; the large Craft Barn and Gift Shop to browse through. For the children, the Farm Park ...
Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ
The Lake District's best large visitor attraction. Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building and is an all weather, all year round visitor centre. Enter it and experience epic adventures on our giant cinema screen - bigger than six double ...
Mill lane, Stretton, Near Farndon, Cheshire SY14 7JA
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 ...
CREWE HERITAGE CENTRE
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.
Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6QF
With the beautiful English Lake District in the background, it is possible to sample national hunt racing in its most original format. With its party crowds and funfair, Cartmel rekindles the social gathering tradition of the original steeple to ...