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Chirk Castle [Garden]

Chirk, Wrexham

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wrexham


Explore beautifully cultivated gardens at Chirk Castle In the formal garden of Chirk Castle are substantial clipped yews, rose garden and climbers on the castle wall. Further on the garden is more informal, with a thatched `Hawk... more

Erddig [Garden]

Wrexham

Erddig, Wrexham, Wrexham


Explore the stunning gardens at Erddig Erddig, remarkable for its delightful 18th century `Dutch´ garden with canal, formal allees, pleached limes, and beautifully trained fruit trees. Later Victorian additions include a flower... more

Chirk Castle [Historic House]

Chirk, Wrexham

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wrexham


Discover the eclectic Medieval Fortress, Chirk Castle The Welsh castle was built in 1310 and the last one of Edward I’s reign to be inhabited. The National Trust offers a fantastic range of exhibitions and activities at the... more

Erddig [Historic House]

Wrexham

Erddig, Wrexham, Wrexham


Explore the fascinating history of Erddig Erddig is one of the most fascinating houses in Britain. Part of this is due to the close relationship that existed between the family and their servants. The state rooms display most of... more

Spa by Kasia [Spa]

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel, Wrexham Road, Pulford, Chester

Spa by Kasia, Grosvenor Pulford Hotel, Chester, Cheshire

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside is a haven of peace and tranquillity, a place to escape, leave the world behind and indulge your senses. This is Spa by Kasia, an exclusive and opulent retreat providing natural, holistic and... more

Carden Park Hotel - Spa [Spa]

Broxton Road, Chester

Carden Park Hotel - Spa, Broxton Road, Chester, Cheshire

It's safe to say the spa at Carden Park Hotel in Cheshire is a winner. First off, it's a biggie; there are 13 treatment rooms and two relaxation rooms set alongside a complex of heated chambers and water facilities including sauna, steam room,... more

Carden Park Hotel - Golf [Golf Course]

Broxton Road, Irby, Chester

Carden Park Hotel - Golf, Broxton Road, Chester, Merseyside

Carden Park Hotel - Cheshire's Country Estate, offers two championship golf courses. The Nicklaus course, designed by Jack Nicklaus and son Steve and The Cheshire course. The Nicklaus offers a stretch up to to 7,045 yards and several ‘double option’... more

Chester Race Company Ltd [Attraction / Activity]

The Racecourse, Chester

Chester Race Company Ltd, The Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire

The crowds here are testament to the racecourse’s enduring popularity, and perhaps more so than any other racecourse in Britain, the quality of racing at Chester is not uppermost in patrons’ thoughts - not that it is anything but good all summer!... more

The Chester Grosvenor [Spa]

Eastgate, Chester

The Chester Grosvenor, Eastgate, Chester, Cheshire

After lapping up the medieval life in Chester city why not try a spot of modern day pampering to round your day off. Take your exhausted feet over to The Spa at The Chester Grosvenor and ease tourist-weary limbs at this peaceful sanctuary. Using... more

Chester Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Chester Cathedral Office, 12 Abbey Square, Chester

Chester Cathedral, Chester Cathedral Office, Chester, Cheshire

Originally built as a monastery founded in 1092, Chester Cathedral was reconstuted as a Cathedral in 1541. The building has a rich and fascinating heritage and a visit here opens a window onto a rich and varied story of monks, kings and craftsmen. ... more

Rowton Hall Country House Hotel, Health Club & Spa [Spa]

Whitchurch Road, Rowton, Chester

Rowton Hall Country House Hotel, Health Club & Spa, Whitchurch Road, Chester, Cheshire

Leave the historic streets of Chester behind and hide away from the world at Rowton Hall Spa. Just a short drive from the beautiful Roman city, this country estate feels a million miles away. Slip into the circular relaxation room in your soft gown... more

Llanymynech Golf Club [Golf Course]

Pant, Oswestry

Llanymynech Golf Club, Pant, Oswestry, Shropshire

Llanymynech is situated on a hill surrounded by sheer cliffs and steep banks on the Welsh/English border with breathtaking panoramic views of 12 counties and a haven for wild birds and animals. Originally nine holes in 1933, there are now 15 holes in... more

Blue Planet Aquarium [Attraction / Activity]

Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port

Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire


Discover the underwater world at Blue Planet Aquarium Blue Planet Aquarium provides an incredible voyage of discovery through the underwater world from freshwater lakes and streams to mangrove swamps, rocky shores, stunning coral... more

Hawkstone Park Golf Club [Golf Course]

Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury

Hawkstone Park Golf Club, Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Formerly the Windmill, the Championship course, par 72, 6,763-yards, designed in 1995 by Brian Huggett, favours an American style with rolling fairways, mounds and water features. The notable hole is the dog-leg 517-yard 10th to a fairway that snakes... more

Abbeywood Gardens [Garden]

Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich

Abbeywood Gardens, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire

Sitting in the heart of the Delamere countryside in rural Cheshire, Abbeywood Gardens are part of a 45-acre family estate. Whether you fancy a woodland stroll with the dog or want to inspect the beauty of the informal and formal gardens, this... more

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker [Attraction / Activity]

French Lane, Baddington, P.O. Box 127, Nantwich

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Nantwich, Cheshire

Discover the secret world of nuclear government. For over 50 years this vast underground complex, remained secret, hidden on the outskirts of a sleepy Cheshire town. Declassified in 1993, the 35,000 sq ft underground bunker would have been the centre... more

Delamere Forest Golf Club [Golf Course]

Station Road, Northwich

Delamere Forest Golf Club, Station Road, Northwich, Cheshire

Delamere Forest is a natural heathland course, despite the word Forest, but trees do form part of its defence on several holes and there are a number of blind drives some involving a long carry. Both the ninth and the 18th dog leg around a central... more

Heswall Golf Club [Golf Course]

Cottage Lane, Gayton, Wirral

Heswall Golf Club, Cottage Lane, Wirral, Merseyside

Heswall's new layout is due to open in July 2007. Work has included the building of five additional and the course will be played in a different order with the existing 14th being played as the 10th, the 15th becoming the 11th and the 17th becoming... more

Liverpool FC Stadium and Museum [Attraction / Activity]

3 Beverley Drive, Wirral

Liverpool FC Stadium and Museum, 3 Beverley Drive, Wirral, Merseyside

This is your opportunity to gain exclusive access behind the scenes at Anfield, soaking up the peerless heritage of one of England’s most successful football clubs. Our award-winning Stadium Tour is complemented by our interactive museum,... more

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Main Road, Worleston, Nantwich, Chester

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, Main Road, Chester, Cheshire

The Rookery Hall hotel & Spa is designed to create a sense of warmth, security, luxury and blissful relaxation. During your time in the Spa you can enjoy full use of the facilities including the hydrotherapy pool, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and... more

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate [Garden]

Speke, Liverpool

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside


Explore Speke Hall and Gardens The gardens at Speke Hall are set in one of the most industrialised areas of South Liverpool, and despite this there is an air of being in the countryside. The restored, largely modern garden with its... more

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate [Historic House]

Speke, Liverpool

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside


Explore Speke Hall and Gardens Speke Hall is a half-timbered house with a moat dating from 16th century, with the inside spanning many periods. The Great Hall and priest hole are wonderful examples of the Tudor era while the Oak... more

Lady Lever Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Port Sunlight Village, Lower Road, Wirral

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, Merseyside

Businessman, philanthropist and art lover William Hesketh Lever is the reason the Lady Lever Art Gallery on the Wirral exists. The founder of the Lever Brothers soap empire, he became a very rich man and spent some of his fortune on collecting art... more

Sandiway Golf Club [Golf Course]

Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich

Sandiway Golf Club, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire

One of the high-class heathland courses in Cheshire, Ted Ray, the 1912 Open Champion, designed Sandiway in 1920, making exceptional use of the contours of the land. Five years later Harry Colt made alternations. Measuring 6,400 yards, par 70, it is a... more

Sudley House [Historic House]

Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth, Liverpool

Sudley House, Mossley Hill Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Sudley House is the former home of Victorian ship builder George Holt, housing his personal collection of 18th and 19th century British art, and still in its original setting. A charming gallery displays works by Turner, Gainsborough, Lord Leighton... more

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Welshpool

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Lake Vyrnwy, Welshpool, Powys

As initial impressions go, the Spa at Lake Vyrnwy Hotel is as salubrious as they come: take in its deep glassy waters, admire the awesome Berwyn Mountains and a Victorian stone tower soaring out of the lake that dominates the scene – it’s like... more

Tate Liverpool [Museum / Art Gallery]

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool

Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside

Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London. Housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock, one of the finest groups of nineteenth-century industrial buildings anywhere. Home of... more

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered [Museum / Art Gallery]

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, Merseyside

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered was opened in 1994 and situated within Merseyside Maritime Museum, it tells the exciting story of smuggling and duty men from the 1700s to the present day. This surprising Museum houses one of the most... more

International Slavery Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool

International Slavery Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside

Liverpool was once a trading port of global significance and sadly one commodity which made many traders rich was human – African slaves. Now you can study this inhuman business at the city’s impressive International Slavery Museum on the waterfront... more

Royal Liverpool Golf Club [Golf Course]

Meols Drive, Hoylake, Wirral

Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Meols Drive, Wirral, Merseyside

Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake has staged major tournaments throughout its long history including eleven Open Championships and many amateur events. The Club is proud that The Open Championship made a successful return to Hoylake in 2006 when... more

Anderton Boat Lift [Attraction / Activity]

Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich

Anderton Boat Lift, Lift Lane, Northwich, Cheshire

Anderton Boat Lift was opened in March 2002 following a £7m restoration project to restore the famous Victorian structure. One of the `seven wonders of the waterways´ and a major national tourist attraction. First opened in 1875 and re-adapted to a... more

Walker Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

William Brown Street, Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

All the family are welcome at the Walker Art Gallery, one of the finest art galleries in Europe. Covering art from medieval times to the 21st century, the gallery is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. Get up close to Tudor portraits of... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Garden]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Explore the Beautiful Powis Castle Garden Powis Castle´s Garden is laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. The garden retains its original lead statues, a sunken orangery, hanging gardens and an aviary on a series... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Historic House]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Discover the majestic Powis Castle Powis Castle is built on a high rock overlooking the garden terraces and has been the home of the Earls of Powis for many generations. There is a wealth of fine paintings and furniture, one of the... more

Wallasey Golf Club [Golf Course]

Bayswater Road, Wallasey

Wallasey Golf Club, Bayswater Road, Wallasey, Merseyside

Wallasey, originally designed by Tom Morris Senior in 1891, is a traditional links of 6,607 yards situated in the Wirral peninsula overlooking Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea with undulating fairways, sand dunes and almost inevitably a stiff... more

West Derby Golf Club [Golf Course]

Yew Tree Lane, West Derby, Liverpool

West Derby Golf Club, Yew Tree Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside

West Derby's parkland setting with immaculate fairways and manicured greens provides a very fine test for golfers of all abilities. The fairways are tree-lined - there are in excess of 10,000 trees - and the outward nine requires careful club... more

Knowsley Safari Park [Attraction / Activity]

Prescot, Merseyside, Liverpool

Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Liverpool, Lancashire

Find some of the world's most magnificent species right here at Knowsley Safari Park - where the team are committed to the preservation of some of the planet's most threatened animals. As well as this, they are also passionate about making every... more

Stockley Farm [Attraction / Activity]

Stockley Farm, Arley, Northwich

Stockley Farm, Stockley Farm, Northwich, Cheshire

Stockley Farm, opened in 1987, is an organic farm on the Arley Estate which grows a variety of crops and Milks 200 Organic cows. On arrival you are taken by tractor and trailer from the car park to the farm where there is a variety of animals... more

Arley Hall & Gardens [Garden]

Arley, Northwich

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

The Gardens at Arley in Cheshire have been described by TV presenter and garden designer Chris Beardshaw as “one of the best examples of a garden that’s been designed and maintained by the same family anywhere in Britain”. The jewels in the crown,... more

Arley Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Arley, Northwich

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

Ardent fans of Coronation Street may recognise Jacobean-style Arley Hall in Cheshire – its stunning chapel has been the scene of many a wedding and funeral service in the long-running soap. The house has also been the setting of a fair few TV dramas... more

Chill Out Spa [Spa]

Stanley Grange, Ormskirk Road, Knowsley Park, Prescot

Chill Out Spa, Stanley Grange, Prescot, Merseyside

As first impressions go, Chill Out Spa in Liverpool has one to remember. Roll through the gated entrance of the private Royal estate of Knowsley Hall and survey the 2,500 acres of rolling parkland before stopping outside a former Victorian farm... more

Hoo Farm [Attraction / Activity]

Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford

Hoo Farm, Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire

Hoo Farm is family run and over 100 years old, set in 32 acres of paddocks and woodland. The farm is home to owls, ostriches, ferrets, lizards, snakes, meerkats and many more, with different activities running throughout the day from Lamb Feeding and... more

Tabley House Collection [Historic House]

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Knutsford

Tabley House Collection, Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tabley House is the finest Palladian house in the North West designed by John Carr of York. It is home to one of the first collections of English paintings, including works by Turner, Reynolds, Lawrence and Lely. It also has a fine collection of... more

Aintree Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Ridiculously elaborate hat? Check. Daring, stylish slinky dress? Check. Come April, the only place to be if you like a hedonistic day or two at the races is Aintree, near Liverpool, for the John Smith’s Grand National. The final big meeting of the... more

The World of Glass [Attraction / Activity]

Chalon Way East, St Helens

The World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside

The World of Glass: Experience a wonderful day out with a difference at this award-winning visitor attraction in St Helens, which shows how glass has changed our world forever. Witness live glass blowing demonstrations, be amazed by the 3D... more

Cottons Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Manchester Road, Knutsford

Cottons Hotel & Spa, Manchester Road, Knutsford, Lancashire

Whether it’s a workout or wind-down we’re the perfect retreat. Our spa has a stylish, chic and relaxing ambience and we’re proud to be considered as one of the finest spa hotels in Cheshire. From our outdoor hot tub and luxurious treatment rooms to... more

West Lancashire Golf Club [Golf Course]

Hall Road West, Blundellsands, Liverpool

West Lancashire Golf Club, Hall Road West, Liverpool, Merseyside

West Lancashire is the oldest golf club in Lancashire, founded in 1873, a perfect example of seaside golf. This great links course measures 6,768 yards, and is set in natural seaside terrain with immaculate greens. Eleven of the holes measure over... more

Tatton Park [Garden]

Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire


Explore a An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion at Tatton Park Tatton Park´s gardens are almost a collection of gardens within a garden. Outside the walled garden, the earliest formal areas include the beech maze, first... more

Tatton Park [Historic House]

Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire


Explore a An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion at Tatton Park One of the most complete historic estates, Tatton Park was rebuilt in the late 18th century by Samuel Wyatt. The collections include family portraits,... more

Trentham [Garden]

Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent

Trentham, Stone Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Trentham gardens, relandscaped in 1759 by Capability Brown with the Italian Flower Gardens laid out by Charles Barry in 1833. The Italian Flower Gardens have recently been restored by well known designers Piet Oudolf, Tom Stuart-Smith and Michael... more

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