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:
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.
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.
Caring for 7,000+ animals, representing around 500 different species, Britain’s largest zoo welcomes over one million visitors a year!
Take in the views at one of England’s most dramatic medieval castles, built in the 1220s, which also hosts falconry and jousting events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 some of the local National Trust sites nearby including: Lyme Park, Dunham Massey, Tatton Park, Speke Hall, Quarry Bank Mill…
Less than 10 minutes away, this local producer has 55+ amazing flavours, a wildflower walk and even moonlight flicks in the summer evenings.
Explore the ‘secret bunker’ which was hidden deep in the Cheshire countryside, offering tours and 20th-century military history exhibitions.
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!
This trail has a whole host of local walks of various distances, including those which take in picturesque pit-stops such as Beeston Castle.
SouthView boasts excellent facilities both indoor and outdoor, capable of equestrian sport at the highest level with events all year round.