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Ranked #1 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #2 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Race Car Tracks; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #3 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Museums
Owner description: Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate- The 18th century Mill, Apprentice House and Gardens provide the setting for a fantastic... more » Owner description: Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate- The 18th century Mill, Apprentice House and Gardens provide the setting for a fantastic visit. Gaze in amazement at the mighty steam powered waterwheel, take a tour round the enchanting Apprentice House to get an insight into a mill-child’s life, listen to the roar of the machinery in the mill and get closer to nature in the beautiful gardens. In addition to these attractions, we have miles of woodland to explore- perfect for a walk in all seasons!Pop into the Mill Restaurant to enjoy a snack or main meal, made with delicious local, seasonal food or picnic on the mill meadow. For a special treat, why not book one of our function rooms and a bespoke menu tailored to your groups needs? Quarry Bank at Styal is a day out to remember. « less
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Ranked #4 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: It used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions but over the past few years it has undergone... more » Owner description: It used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions but over the past few years it has undergone some major changes and is now recognized as one of the country's leading specialist museums. Situated in Higher Poynton, the museum is on the site of the old Anson Colliery. Engine enthusiasts from all over the world come to visit this fascinating museum. However, it is increasingly becoming a "must visit" attraction for non-enthusiasts too and won the "Visitors Choice" award (voted for by the public) when they were asked "where would you take a visitor to the Macclesfield area"? As well as the largest collection of engines in Europe, the museum also has changing displays of local history items such as photographs, maps, mementos and keepsakes from the Vernon Estate and Anson Colliery. « less
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Ranked #8 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Chester Zoo (Chester)
Ranked #9 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one charity zoo, with over 11,000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the... more » Owner description: Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one charity zoo, with over 11,000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With 1.4 million visitors every year, the zoo is an all-year round full day visitor attraction for everyone. We're open daily from 10am, except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Car parking is free and on site. Facilities for disabled visitors, including self-drive electric scooters and wheelchairs. « less
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Crocky Trail (Waverton)
Ranked #10 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #11 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Race Car Tracks; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park's combination of stunning scenery and spectacular... more » Owner description: Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park's combination of stunning scenery and spectacular racing make it one of the most picturesque and best-loved circuits for spectators and competitors alike. « less
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Ranked #12 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Lyme Park (Disley)
Ranked #13 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Historic Sites; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Historic Sites; Parks; Cultural
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Bunbury Mill (Bunbury)
Ranked #15 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: A restored and operational water mill. This historical building is open every Sunday afternoon 1-5pm from March to 26th... more » Owner description: A restored and operational water mill. This historical building is open every Sunday afternoon 1-5pm from March to 26th October (BST). A tour of the mill lasts around 40 minutes and takes you on a victorian journey, from the arrival of the wheat to the sacking of the flour. On the way you will be able to operate the 200 year old machinery and even start up the ten ton water wheel. We also have a tea room and beautiful wildlife rich grounds, as well as a fantastic dipping pond. « less
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Ranked #16 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Museums
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Ranked #17 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Owner description: Art with a Heart is the Arts and Heritage Centre for the Community based in Altrincham. Regularly updating the exhibitions... more » Owner description: Art with a Heart is the Arts and Heritage Centre for the Community based in Altrincham. Regularly updating the exhibitions and displays encourages diversity and interest for both the Arts and Heritage. Heritage area includes maps of the Altrincham area dating from 1876, artefacts and local history book Regular exhibitions includes Altrincham Open Art Exhibition, Transport Exhibition and the Trafford Schools Open. Visit the website for the schedule of events and exhibitions. « less
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Anderton Boat Lift (Northwich)
Ranked #18 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Anderton Boat Lift was built by Edwin Clark in 1875 to lift cargo boats the 50 feet from the River Weaver to the Trent &... more » Owner description: The Anderton Boat Lift was built by Edwin Clark in 1875 to lift cargo boats the 50 feet from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal. Like all great things, the concept is simple: two huge water tanks, each with watertight sealable doors carry boats up and down. The original counter-balanced system was replaced in 1908 by electric operation, but the lift now works hydraulically again. No description can adequately convey the sheer scale of this engineering feat. The lift worked until 1983 when serious deterioration of the structure was discovered. Some £7m was raised to fund the restoration, which was completed in 2002. The completion of the restoration was followed by the opening of an Operations Centre in 2003. This offers interactive displays, educational facilities, a gift shop and a coffee shop. From April to October you can enjoy boat trips through the lift and along the River Weaver Navigation. « less
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Ranked #19 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Cheshire Military Museum, in Chester, tells the story of the Cheshire Soldiers from the 17th Century right through to the... more » Owner description: The Cheshire Military Museum, in Chester, tells the story of the Cheshire Soldiers from the 17th Century right through to the present day. Follow the exploits of the Regiments of Cheshire and their travels across the world during many great battles. Learn about the wars they fought, experience life in the trenches for a World War One soldier, and immerse yourself in the history of the soldiers. The museum also houses the Archive of the Cheshire Regiment. For all enquiries relating to people who have served with the Cheshire Regiment click here. « less
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River Dee (Chester)
Ranked #20 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: ; History Museums; Gardens; Museums
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St Mary's Church (Nantwich)
Ranked #22 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
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Walton Hall Gardens (Warrington)
Ranked #23 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Outdoors

Walton Hall Gardens is a popular public park which offers a number of family attractions including crazy golf, pitch and putt, play area and a children's zoo. It also has a cafe... more »

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Cheshire Falconry (Northwich)
Ranked #24 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Sandstone Trail (Chester)
Ranked #25 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
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Ranked #27 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: Our award winning Visitor Information Centre is the ideal starting point for planning your visit to Cheshire.The centre is... more » Owner description: Our award winning Visitor Information Centre is the ideal starting point for planning your visit to Cheshire.The centre is conveniently located, and our friendly, helpful staff have a wealth of local knowledge to share with you.Additional services at our Visitor Information Centre include:Maps, guides and local publications Tickets for major events, such as the Cheshire Show Tickets for local theatre productions and events Tickets for attractions such as Tatton Park and Chester Zoo Gift ShopOpening TimesSummer (April to September)Monday – Saturday, 9am - 5pm Winter (October to March) Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm Saturday, 9am - 1pm Accessibility informationWheelchair Access Automatic opening doors Dropped counter for wheelchair users Hearing loop system for the hard of hearing « less
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Ranked #28 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
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Ranked #29 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: The superb gardens at Ness on the Wirral Peninsular, overlooking the Dee Estuary were founded in 1898 by Arthur Kilpin... more » Owner description: The superb gardens at Ness on the Wirral Peninsular, overlooking the Dee Estuary were founded in 1898 by Arthur Kilpin Bulley; a Liverpool cotton merchant with a passion for gardens and plant collecting. Today the stunning 64 acre gardens have won a succession of awards including Large Attraction of the Year for Cheshire and Liverpool City Region and coveted RHS Gold Medal display garden at the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park. The Horsfall Rushby Visitor Centre provides a warm welcome to this Cheshire Garden of Distinction. Ness Botanische – display garden by TV presenter and garden designer Chris Beardshaw and Making Waves garden by award winning designer Pippa Probert. Our newly launched restaurant The Garden Kitchen serves quality locally sourced food along with the Garden Grub kiosk in the garden. An extensive events programme runs throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #30 of 125 attractions in Cheshire
Category: Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
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