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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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
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 ...
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...
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 ...
Open Air Art Festival
The Promenade off Main Street, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6DP
PromArt showcases fine art and crafts from some of the regions finest and most respected artisans along the Victorian Promenade at Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria in the Southern Lake District. If you love art it’s a great day out! Each month there ...
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 ...