Heritage Britain

The county of Cheshire, England



Tatton Park, Knutsford

The county of Cheshire is located in the North West of England and is formed by the City and District Councils of Chester, Congleton, Crewe and Nantwich Ellesmere, Halton Macclesfield, Vale Royal and Warrington. Cheshire is one of Englandís most affluent counties and many of its residents commute from Cheshire to Liverpool, Manchester and its suburbs daily. The county town of Chester with many Roman connections is brimming with history and character and a popular weekend getaway for many around England, Wales and beyond. There are a wealth of historic attractions to be visited including Chester Cathedral, Grosvenor Museum, Abbey Gate, The Amphithetare, Boughton, The Minerva Shrine, Northgate, Roman Stones, Roman Strong Room, The Cross and many others. The heritage and history of Cheshire is not retsricted to Chester alone. Travel outside the city to Adlington Hall, Capesthorne Hall and Gawsworth Hall in Macclesfield, The National Trust properties of Tatton Park (Knutsford) and Lyme Park (Stockport), Arley Hall (Northwich), Cholmondeley Castle (Malpas), Little Moreton Hall (Congleton), Rode Hall (Scholar Green), Tabley House (Knutsford), Ness Botanaic Gardens (South Wirral).

Where to stay and things to do in Cheshire

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Selected Cheshire hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list

Rookery Hall Hotel, Nantwich
Chester Roman Amphitheatre, Chester
Bredbury Hall Hotel, Stockport
Barcelo Premium Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley
De Vere Venue Daresbury Park, Daresbury
Daresbury Park Hotel, Warrington
De Vere Mottram Hall, Woodford
Village Hotel Warrington, Warrington
Thornton Hall Classic Hotel, Chester
FLOATEL, Northwich

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Explore Cheshire Towns

Alderley Edge | Aldford | Alsager | Altrincham | Aston | Audlem | Baguley | Barthomley | Bollington | Boscastle | Bredbury | Broadheath | Broxton | Bunbury | Burwardsley | Buxton | Calveley | Cheadle | Cheshire | Chester | Chester (near) | Cholmondeley | Church Minshull | Coddington | Congleton | Cotebrook | Crewe | Crewe, Cheshire | Daresbury | Disley | Eccleston | Ellesmere | Ellesmere Port | FLINT | Frodsham | Glazebrook | Great Barrow | Halton | Handforth | Handley | Hargrave | Hawarden | Holmes Chapel | Hough Green | Jodrell bank | Knutsford | Langley | Liverpool | Lower Whitley | Lower Withington | Lymm | Macclesfield | Malpas | Marbury | Mickle Trafford | Mouldsworthy | Nantwich | Northop | Northwich | Oakmere | Over Peover | Penketh | Plumley | Pott Shrigley | Prestbury | Puddington | Pulford | Rainow | Rossett | Runcorn | Sale | Sandbach | Sandiway | Scholar Green | South Wirral | Stockport | Swettenham | Taporley | Tarporley | Thelwall | Tushingham Cum Grindley | Wallerscote | Warmington | Warrington | Widnes | Wilmslow | Wincle | Woodford | Worleston | Wrenbury | Wybunbury |

Cheshire Tourist Information Centres

Chester Tourist Information Centre
Vicars Lane, Chester
Cheshire , CH1 1QX
Tel: +44 (0) 1244 402111/01244 351609
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Altrincham Tourist Information Centre
20 Stamford New Road
Altrincham, Cheshire
WA14 1EJ
Tel: +44 (0) 161 912 5931
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Congleton Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall, High Street
Congleton , Cheshire
CW12 1BN
Tel: +44 (0) 1260 271095
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Ellesmere Tourist Information Centre
Unit 22b
McArthur Glen Outlet Village
Kinsey Road , Ellesmere Port
Cheshire , CH65 9JJ
Tel: +44 (0) 151 356 7879
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Knutsford Tourist Information Centre
Council Offices
Toft Road, Knutsford
Cheshire, WA16 6TA
Tel: +44 (0) 1565 632611
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Macclesfield Tourist Information Centre
Macclesfield Town Hall
Macclesfield , Cheshire
SK10 1DX
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 504114/01625 504115
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Nantwich Tourist Information Centre

Tel: +44 (0) 1270 610983
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Northwich Tourist Information Centre
Information centre
1 The Arcade, Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 5AS
Tel: +44 (0) 1606 353534
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Runcorn Tourist Information Centre
6 Church Street
Runcorn , Cheshire
WA7 1LT
Tel: +44 (0) 1928 576776
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Warrington Tourist Information Centre
Travel & Visitor Information Centre
Warrington Bus Interchange
Horsemarket Street
Warrington WA1 1TF
Tel: +44 (0) 1925 632571
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Wilmslow Tourist Information Centre
The Information Centre
Rectory Fields
Wilmslow , Cheshire
SK9 1BU
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 522275/01625 504114
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Famous people born, lived or buried in Cheshire

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)
Most famous for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis carroll was born in Daresbury, January 27th 1832 and attented Rugby School in Wwarwickshire before moving to Christ Church College, Oxford.



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