National Trust property just outside the pretty town of Knutsford (Or Cranford if you like your Elizabeth Gaskell). Huge parkland - free to enter if you walk in from the town. Lovely gardens and impressive house. About a 25 minute drive.
Acres of Parkland and Gardens to explore, an impressive 18th century Mansion, historic working Farm and adventure playground. There is a diary of major events throughout the Summer months.
Park, House, Farm and Garden. Adventure play area, cafes, picnics. Check website for special events.
A two mile walk through the park, passing the lake and herds of deer, brings you to the Hall where you can get a delicious meal (especially in Gardener's Cottage - recommended by Cheshire Life magazine). You can then visit the magnificent gardens. Tatton Hall is open during the summer months and the…
“The Jodrell Bank Observatory – originally the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station and from 1966 to 1999, the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories – hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.”
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“Fascinating refurbished working cotton mill, used as a real life museum. Great for kids and anyone looking to see how Manchester gained its name “cottonopolis””
“The biggest and best theme park in the UK. Thrill rides galore and attractions for all the family including the UKs first CBeebies land and the infamous smiler rollercoaster with its world record loops ! ”