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Lyme Park, House & Garden [Historic House]

Disley, Stockport

Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire


Explore the magnificent Lyme Park, Surrounded by stunning Parkland Lyme Park, originally a Tudor house, was transformed by the Venetian architect Leoni into an Italianate palace. Parts of the Elizabethan interior have survived and... 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

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

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

Tabley House Collection [Historic House]

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Knutsford

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Capesthorne Hall [Garden]

Siddington, Congleton Rd, Macclesfield

Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Capesthorne Hall and Gardens are open Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays are open to the public between March and October. Come and visit our award winning gardens, explore the woodland walks and why not stop for afternoon tea at The Butler’s Pantry.... more

Hare Hill [Garden]

Over Alderley, Macclesfield

Hare Hill, Over Alderley, Macclesfield, Cheshire


Hop along to Hare Hill Garden Hare Hill Garden is a charming wooded and walled garden set amid rolling parkland. This woodland garden, especially spectacular in early summer, includes azaleas, hybrid and species rhododendrons,... 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

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

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

The Tytherington Club [Golf Course]

Dorchester Way, Tytherington, Macclesfield

The Tytherington Club, Dorchester Way, Macclesfield, Cheshire

The Tytherington Club was one of the country's first custom-built golf and health and fitness clubs when it opened in 1986. It's set in rolling mature parkland and at 6,765 yards with over 100 bunkers and eight water features, it's a real challenge.... 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

Lyme Park, House & Garden [Garden]

Disley, Stockport

Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire


Explore the magnificent Lyme Park, Surrounded by stunning Parkland Lyme Park is a 17 acre high-Victorian garden boasting impressive, colourful bedding schemes, an Edwardian rose garden, Jekyll-style herbaceous border of hot colours,... more

Lidos Health and Beauty Spa [Spa]

29/31 Oxford Road, Altrincham

Lidos Health and Beauty Spa, 29/31 Oxford Road, Altrincham, Cheshire

Lidos Spa salon is located on the edge of Altrincham town centre. Offering an holistic approach to beauty to encourage mental well being through top physical maintenance. Friendly staff offer top treatments.... 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

Capesthorne Hall [Historic House]

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield

Capesthorne Hall, Congleton Rd, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Capesthorne Hall, the home of the Bromley Davenports since 1726, is a popular stately home in Cheshire open to the public on Sunday and Monday afternoons from March to the end of October. The entrance hall is a feast of historical paintings, British... 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

Quarry Bank [Museum / Art Gallery]

Styal, Wilmslow

Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire


Explore the History of the Industrial Revolution at Quarry Bank, Cheshire The Georgian working water powered cotton mill still spins and weaves cotton to be sold. There are demonstrations of a spinning jenny and mule in action,... 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

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

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

Knowsley Safari Park [Attraction / Activity]

Prescot, Merseyside, Prescot

Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Prescot, 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

Spa Naturel [Spa]

Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Hospital Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton

Spa Naturel, Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Bolton, Lancashire

Spa Naturel Health, Fitness & Beauty provides facilities that are second to none, with the latest equipment and a team of fitness and beauty professionals to help you achieve your goals. Relax in one of the eight beauty rooms, illuiminated by... more

Lakeside Hotel on Lake Windermere, Lakeside

Bathe in Beauty and Wellbeing Discover the sanctuary of our pool and spa, and feel your cares melt away... Lakeside is the only Aveda destination spa in England, offering a complete range of facial and body treatments to purify, nourish and... 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

The World of Glass [Attraction / Activity]

Chalon Way East, St Helens

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

Visit The World of Glass and you’re sure to be impressed by the cone shaped structure at its entrance, a recreation of a 16th century Glass making cone with great acoustics. Once inside you will see this small museum has lots to offer for... more

Levens Hall [Historic House]

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp... more

Levens Hall [Garden]

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is one of England´s glories, a 17th century formal garden with a magnificent topiary. Depending on the time of your visit, you will find colourful, vivid spring or summer bedding, planted annually with 15000 plants, making it one of the... 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

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

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

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... 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

Sizergh [Historic House]

Kendal

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria


Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle The medieval Sizergh Castle has been the home of the Strickland family for over 750 years. The 14th century tower was extended in Tudor times. It has an exceptional series of oak-panelled... more

Sizergh [Garden]

Kendal

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria


Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle Sizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints... 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

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

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

Lake District National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal

Lake District National Park, Murley Moss, Kendal, Cumbria


Explore The Lake District National Park The Lake District National Park, tucked into the north west corner of England, hardly needs any introduction, such is its fame across the UK as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain.... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Kendal

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Built in 1759, Abbot Hall in Kendal started life as a family home but over the centuries fell into disrepair and has been used for everything from a nursery to a bank. A grade II listed building in great danger of falling apart, it was saved by a... more

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry [Museum / Art Gallery]

Abbot Hall, Kendal

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Museum of Lakeland Life, situated in the stable block of Abbot Hall Art Gallery tells the story of how Lakeland folk lived and entertained themselves in the Lake District from the 18th century, before cars and railways. There are recreated farmhouse... more

Bury Art Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Moss Street, Bury

Bury Art Museum, Moss Street, Bury, Greater Manchester

Bury Art Museum opened in 1901 thanks to the generosity of the children of local paper manufacturer Thomas Wrigley. To commemorate Queen Victoria´s Diamond Jubilee in 1897, they presented the town with their father´s art collection which included... more

Marriott Worsley Park Hotel [Spa]

Manchester

Marriott Worsley Park Hotel, Manchester, Greater Manchester

The Spa at Worsley Park Hotel is an ideal location to relax, recharge and chill-out. Using only the very best products including Decleor and Dermalogica, the therapists offer a range of therapeutic and revitalising treatments to revive your mind and... 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

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

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