Attractions in North West England
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 and be amazed by our interactive optical illusio...
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.
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 textile...
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.
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 ...
HACK GREEN SECRET NUCLEAR BUNKER
French Lane, Hack Green, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8AP
All Weather Attraction - For over 50 years this vast underground complex, remained secret. De-classified in 1993, the 35000 sq ft underground bunker would have been the centre of regional government had nuclear war broken out. Entering through the...
Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NH
From £320 per week
3 wings sleeping 2, 6 & 11
Greta Hall offers beautifully restored self-catering accommodation and unexpected seclusion a few minutes walk from Keswick town centre. The Coach House - Sleeps 9-11 (2 Double en-suite, 1 Double, 1 Triple, 1 Gallery Twin). The top floor of the...
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...
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...
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 ...