From Ellesmere Port set off for the Roman city of Chester. Enjoy picturesque Beeston Castle and the railway town of Crewe before arriving in the market town of Congleton. From Macclesfield, enjoy Alderley Edge and Northwich before finishing at the Delamere Forest.
Ellesmere Port is well known for its shopping – the coastal town is home to Coliseum Leisure Park and Cheshire Oaks – the largest discount village in the country, attracting over 7m shoppers annually. Ellesmere Port Leisure provides an aquarium, bowling facilities, cinemas and plenty of restaurants.
The great Roman city of Chester, offers visitors a wealth of historic attractions including Chester Castle, Roman City Walls, Chester Cathedral as well as the Racecourse and Chester Zoo. The city attracts large number of visitors and tourists each year to take in the sights.
Picturesque Beeston on the Cheshire Plain is home to Beeston Castle, which stands 350ft tall on the sheer rocky crags and offers visitors some outstanding views that stretch over 8 counties. Take in the castle and then relax and explore the surrounding woodland, a haven for wildlife.
Think of Crewe and you inevitably think of railways – visit the Crewe Heritage Centre with its extensive range of railway museums and exhibitions. Elsewhere you can take in the historic Queen Alexander Park and the shopping at The Market.
The market town of Congleton – also known as Beartown due to its unorthodox 17th century involvement in bear-baiting contests - on the banks of the River Dane is an ideal place for a river walk, a visit to Little Moreton Hall or the nearby stately home Capesthorne Hall.
A gateway to both the Cheshire Plains and Peak District, Macclesfield has a host of attractions for visitors. Take in Macclesfield Silk Museum, world famous Jodrell Bank- an observatory founded by Bernard Lovell and surrounded by countryside, or explore Macclesfield Forest for some peace and quiet.
Alderley Edge provides some fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. Enjoy the dramatic red sandstone landscape and discover a Bronze Age burial mound at the highest point on the Edge you can find. The town itself is popular with many premiership footballers with shops and café’s to suit.
In the heart of the Cheshire Plain where the River Dane and River Weaver meet, the market town of Northwich is known as the salt capital of the world given its mining and salt extraction heritage. Take in the Lion Salt Works, the Anderton Boat Lift or the Weaver Hall Museum.
The largest area of woodland in Cheshire, Delamere Forest offers you the opportunity to take some time to relax and explore – by foot, bike or horseback. Explore a trail, zip through the treetops or patiently seek the local the wildlife.