Leisure

Wherever you choose to live in Cheshire, there is easy access a number outdoor activity experiences and facilities including; the peak district, Delamere forest, miles of canal paths and nature reserves.

Alternatively, the heritage buildings, gardens, theme parks and local attractions can also provide quality days out for the whole family. Local events organised by council and local business take place all year round so you will never be short of choice for something to do.

  • Cheshire’s Peak District encompasses nearly 100 square miles of inspiring scenery that includes the world renowned Peak District National Park. Sweeping vistas and dramatic skylines nestle alongside independent galleries, bijoux boutiques and cosy country inns. The area also includes the Gritstone Trail, a 35 mile walking route taking in wild moorland, rocky outcrops, impressive peaks and breath-taking scenery.
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  • Tatton Park is the venue for a variety of events: classical concerts; fireworks displays; classic car shows; open-air theatre and the Country Show (massed pipes and drums, sheepdog trials, competitions, crafts fair, and dancing).

  • Catalyst is an interactive science centre whose aim is to make science exciting and accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Find out how the products of chemistry are used in everyday life - from medicines to Meccano and learn about the 'chemistry' industry and its role in our lives, past, present and future.

  • The Ice Cream Farm, set in the picturesque location between Beeston and Peckforton Castle, is the tastiest trip you will ever take, enticing more than half a million visitors a year. From the delights of over 50 award winning and irresistible Real Dairy Ice Creams & Sorbets to ‘Crazy Daisy’s’ amazing indoor Adventure Play Barn, Country Kitchen Cafe, Gift Shop, outdoor play areas for all ages, Animal Corner, Quad Bikes, Mini Golf and much more, there’s something for everyone at The Ice

  • Chester Zoo is the largest zoo in Britain and the first to be built without cages and bars. Discover over 12,500 wonderful animals and 400 different species including some of the most endangered in the world! From the magnificent elephants and rhinos to the delicate butterflies, there is a different animal to see around every

  • Gawsworth Hall is a half-timbered hall, and possibly once home to Shakespeare's 'Dark Lady'. Concerts are held in the grounds, and each summer there is an open-air theatre season, featuring Shakespearean classics and light opera, comedy, jazz, and drama.

  • Cuckooland Museum is a reputed museum which exhibits the world's largest and finest collection of antique cuckoo clocks.

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