Attractions in North West England
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...