Places to go in Cheshire
Places to Visit in Cheshire, Northwest England
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Considered as one of the most captivating and picturesque counties in England, Cheshire has always been attracting people with its idyllic gardens; beautiful parks perfect for a quiet walk and picnic; breathtaking rivers and waterways; captivating landscape; rich flora and fauna; ancient cathedrals and abbeys; heritage sites; and major festivals.
Cheshire is a captivating county situated in Northwest England that has been attracting people with its historic mansions and houses, idyllic gardens from the countryside, and heritage sites dating back to pre-Roman Era.
In the northwestern part of the county lies Ellesmere Port, a town which has become the center of commercial trading. This place also has several beautiful parks which are perfect for biking, picnic, and promenading; boutiques and shopping centers; and a historic boat museum.
Another interesting place to visit is Cheshire’s capital town Chester which is situated near the banks of River Dee, giving this city a relaxing and laidback feeling despite of being an urban area. In addition, tourists should not miss going to the “Rows” which is a shopping center that lies in a 13th century walkways; the Chester Racecourse which is the oldest in England; and the ornately-designed Norman Cathedral.
For those who want to enjoy a fun outdoor activity, Delamere Forest is probably the best place to visit as it offers marked trails perfect for cycling and walking aside from giving tourists a chance to see the rich fauna and flora of Cheshire. Aside from this, the western part of the forest is the place where visitors can have a perfect view of Cheshire plane including the Welsh hills and the Dee Valley.
On the other hand, those tourists who want to see interesting towns and countryside should visit the Vale Royal which lies in the center of Cheshire. In this place, visitors can go to an abbey that was built in 13th century near the banks of River Weaver.
Other interesting places to visit are the village of Appleton, the Arley Hall, and the Walton Hall Gardens that boast a breathtaking view of houses with a backdrop of fields and greenery.
One of the most prestigious celebrations in Cheshire is the annual flower show which is held in Tatton Park in the town of Knutsford every July. Near this park lies Tabley House, one of the finest historic mansions in the Northwest of England.
Meanwhile, for those who want to visit a town which hosts several prestigious events, Nantwich can give them a genuine experience of how the locals celebrate the Jazz Festival, Food and Drink Festival, and Folk and Roots Festival. Aside from these events, the town has also been attracting tourists with its quaint streets and Tudor houses.