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