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  • Cheshire

    Cheese and Trains


    Cheshire lying on the border with north wales at its western boundary, Liverpool, and Manchester to the north and the Pennines to the east. Although mainly agricultural apart from the heavy industry along the Mersey, the county is a worthwhile place to visit.

    The jewel in Cheshire’s crown has to be the county town of Chester founded by the Romans in the 1st century as the fortress of Deva, it has some of the most complete city walls in England.

    Chester has some fine medieval architecture in particular the covered shopping galleries called rows, Cheshire is famous for cheese and silk, salt has been mined here since roman times. The author Lewis Carroll’s creation the Cheshire cat can found on a church window in Daresbury.

    Other destinations include Beeston Castle and Little Moreton Hall, the county is known for its cheese and the town of Crewe is famous for its association with rail travel. Chester races are very popular and well known in the north west, Jodrell bank Observatory is in Cheshire.

    Towns in Cheshire



    Activities in Cheshire


    Canals

    Anderton Boat lift - Anderton Boat Lift


    House and Gardens

    Arley - Arley Hall and Gardens


    Military HIstory

    Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker - Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker


    Museums

    Chesire Military Museum - The Military Museum

    National waterways Museum - National waterways Museum Ellesmere Port



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