Attractions in North West England
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
Upton by Chester, CH2 1LH
Our spacious enclosures are home to over 7,000 animals. Get up close to some of the world's most amazing mammals, reptiles, birds and insects and explore 110 acres of award-winning gardens. See our website for further details. Chester Zoo is a reg...
Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester, CH1 1SD
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 p...
Theatre • Concert Hall
LANCASTER GRAND THEATRE
St. Leonardgate, Lancaster, LA1 1NL
Lancaster Grand Theatre has been providing the highest standard of entertainment since 1782. Entertainment at the Grand includes musicals, drama, dance, orchestra and comedians. Guided tour for groups are available by prior arrangement.
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...
THE PUZZLING PLACE
Museum Square, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DZ
The Puzzling Place where seeing is not always believing! A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room. Visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room. Be amazed by our interactive optic...
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...