Cheshire is a county bursting with things to see and do from amazing attractions to beautiful gardens, stunning stately homes to fabulous spa hotels, plus a new celebration of arts and culture. There really is something for everyone!
Cheshire is brimming with breath taking scenery and dramatic landscapes for you to enjoy. You can enjoy Cheshire's countryside and wildlife, explore wild moorlands and take in the spectacular views.
Cheshire is also full of country parks for your to relax in and take in the views. If you are a nature lover there are a few specialist venues in Cheshire that are passionate about educating people about birds of prey and their habitats!
Cheshire's cultural and industrial heritage is rich and varied - you can visit some of the UK's most fascinating working museums! The county has a variety of heritage attractions which you can visit and enjoy including the Anderton Boat Lift which is a great place to visit to see something a little different.
You could also visit Ellesmere Port and the National Waterways Museum. With its stunning location on the banks of the Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal, extensive indoor displays, boat trips and historic buildings, the Museum makes a great place to visit in Cheshire.
Chester Cathedral is another great example of Cheshire's and is many things to different people including a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub and a centre of musical excellence. The cafe is also a lovely place to indulge in a delicious traditional afternoon tea and enjoy with family and friends.
When it comes to shopping, you’re definitely in the right county. The market towns of Alderley Edge, Wilmslow, and Knutsford are crammed with beautiful boutiques, antique shops, furniture stores, inspirational garden centres, exclusive jewellery designers, department stores and temptingly delicious bars, restaurants and coffee shops.
Cheshire really is enough to satisfy the appetites of even the hardiest of shopaholics. Charming Nantwich is renowned for its historical charm with medieval market streets offering unusual and interesting shops, a well-stocked farmers’ market, and perfectly preserved Tudor buildings.
With an extensive directory of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, all within easy walking distance, you will discover Chester has plenty of things to do in the heart of the city. Shopping in Chester is not only a great way to indulge in retail therapy, it’s a chance to get amongst the history of the cobbled streets, quirky lanes and the famous medieval galleried two tiered Rows.
Plus just outside the city is Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet where you can find 145 luxury and high street brands, including must have British labels Burberry, Superdry and All Saints - all with up to 60% less and with tax-free shopping available!
In Cheshire you can have a great day out with the kids and find lots of fun things to do! Feed their minds at Catalyst Science Discovery Centre where science has never been so much fun, or feed their tummies at The Ice Cream Farm with over 50 irresistible flavours of ice-cream. Visiting Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is another great day out for all the family!
For some animal magic you could visit Chester Zoo with over 11,000 animals or get up close with Awesome Sharks at the Blue Planet Aquarium. You can also find award-winning outdoor adventure activities for all the family to enjoy. Set within beautiful forests, families and friends of all ages can unleash their inner Ape on Treetop courses or explore the forest floor on epic all-terrain Segways.
See how the Romans lived at the Grosvenor Museum, immerse yourself in 4000 years of history at Beeston Castle or go underground and discover the secrets of Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker.
Whatever the weather you can be sure to find perfect family days out in Cheshire!