Attractions in North West England
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...
BRIDGEMERE GARDEN WORLD
Bridgemere, Nr Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7QB
Bridgemere Garden World - the greatest gardening day out in Europe whatever the weather. Stroll through the Bridgemere Gardens - more than 20 display gardens to give you ideas and inspiration. Select from over 5,000 varieties of plants for home an...
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 ...
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 ...
LAUREL & HARDY MUSEUM
on stage at The Roxy, Brogden Street, Ulverston. LA12 7AH
This famous museum is devoted to Laurel and Hardy. Everything you want to know about the comedy duo can be found at the museum, the amazing collection of memorabilia includes letters, photographs, personal items and furniture, and is believed t
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.
Museum & Art Gallery
HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery is located right in the heart of Preston City Centre and hosts a wide-ranging programme of exhibitions and events each season. Discover contemporary art, fine art, decorative art and historic collections of national...
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...
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...
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...