Attractions in North West England
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.
Museums & Galleries
Pillory Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5BQ
Nantwich Museum is full of fascinating displays that reveal the history of the ancient market town of Nantwich together with a Cheshire Cheese making room and the new Millennium Gallery for temporary exhibitions. A permanent exhibition for the ...
CUMBERLAND PENCIL MUSEUM
Southey Works, Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG
Home to the worlds longest coloured pencil! Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine where graphite was first discovered 250 years ago. Through words, pictures and carefully restored machinery you can trace the history of pencil m...
LAKELAND MINIATURE VILLAGE
Coach House, Winder Lane, Cumbria, LA11 7LE
Over 100 buildings made from local Coniston slate. Houses, farms and barns create the Lakeland landscape. The model village has been growing since 1992, but it will be a few years yet before it is completed. VISIT LAKELAND IN A DAY - these miniatu...
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...
Tourist Attraction / Castle Estate & Gardens
CHOLMONDELEY CASTLE GARDENS
Off A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8ET
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 everyb...
Fortified Manor House with Self Catering Cottage
Hoghton, Nr Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH
1 Unit sleeps 2
Hoghton Tower is a Grade I listed 16th Century Elizabethan manor house with stunning walled gardens in the heart of Lancashire, offering visitors a unique experience that's ideal for the whole family. Take a stroll around the grounds, or take a gu...
Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2EB
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...
THE WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER
Crag Broe, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe, where all 23 Beatrix Potter Tales are brought to life in a magical indoor recreation of the Lake District countryside. Why not unwind and relax in ou...
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 ...