Out & About in Cheshire

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Cheshire is a fantastic county to explore and there are lots of exciting places to visit. Enjoy walks in the peaceful countryside, delve into Cheshire’s history and heritage, shop at independent retailers in thriving market towns, or enjoy an activity filled day at one of the many local attractions.

No matter what your preference or how you want to spend your day or your short break, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Cheshire that perfectly suit your mood. You’ll be able to fill a couple of hours or while away a whole day. You’ll be entertained, maybe enlightened and if you’ve got kids you’ll find more than enough to do to avoid those cries of ‘I’m bored!’

Not sure where to start? Check out the below for some inspiration:

Visit Cheshire - Chester
Visit Cheshire - Oulton Park

Oulton Park

If you have a need for speed, Oulton Park has many track and race days at which you can spectate or even take part in.

Visit Cheshire - Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse

Be sure not to miss Race Day at Chester Racecourse! Whether you come away a winner or not, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day out.

Visit Cheshire - Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

Caring for 7,000+ animals, representing around 500 different species, Britain’s largest zoo welcomes over one million visitors a year!

Visit Cheshire - Beeston Castle

Beeston Castle

Take in the views at one of England’s most dramatic medieval castles, built in the 1220s, which also hosts falconry and jousting events.

Visit Cheshire - Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens

An impressive example of a Grade II Victorian country house built in the Elizabethan style which is often used as a filming location for TV.

Visit Cheshire - Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre

Kelsall Hill

A state-of-the-art equestrian centre set in 350 acres of great riding country. Suitable for riders of all abilities with outdoor and indoor arenas.

Visit Cheshire - Cheshire Oaks

Cheshire Oaks

The largest outlet centre in the United Kingdom, with 145 stores and the first designer outlet village in Europe, when it opened in March 1995.

Visit Cheshire - Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift

Built in 1875, this two-caisson lift lock provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link and is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways.

Visit Cheshire - Chester City Walls

Chester City Walls

Chester is the only city in Britain that retains the full circuit of its ancient defensive walls, parts of which are almost 2000 years old.

Visit Cheshire - National Trust

National Trust Sites

Visit some of the local National Trust sites nearby including: Lyme Park, Dunham Massey, Tatton Park, Speke Hall, Quarry Bank Mill…

Visit Cheshire - Snugbury's Ice Cream

Snugbury's Ice Cream

Less than 10 minutes away, this local producer has 55+ amazing flavours, a wildflower walk and even moonlight flicks in the summer evenings.

Visit Cheshire - Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

Nuclear Bunker

Explore the ‘secret bunker’ which was hidden deep in the Cheshire countryside, offering tours and 20th-century military history exhibitions.

Visit Cheshire - Land Rover Experience

Land Rover Experience

Located in some of the most beautiful countrysides in Britain, experience what a real 4×4 can do or develop your skills in an adrenalin filled day!

Visit Cheshire - Sandstone Trail

Sandstone Trail

This trail has a whole host of local walks of various distances, including those which take in picturesque pit-stops such as Beeston Castle.

Visit Cheshire - SouthView Equestrian Centre

SouthView Equestrian

SouthView boasts excellent facilities both indoor and outdoor, capable of equestrian sport at the highest level with events all year round.