If you’re looking for an interesting day out you should consider visiting the North West area of England or more specifically Cheshire, which has an abundance of activities and days out to suit the whole family and more. Below should give you a good idea of the options available when on a visit to Cheshire.

A popular part of Cheshire for visitors from all over the world is the historical city of Chester. Other towns worth visiting around the area include Crewe, Congleton, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn, Widnes, Wilmslow, Northwich, and Macclesfield.


The county is set on the border of Merseyside and to the North of Greater Manchester, Derbyshire is to the east, Shropshire and Staffordshire are to the south and Wrexham and Flintshire to the west. Being set amongst these beautiful counties one would expect the county of Cheshire to be as beautiful as those that surround it, and it really doesn’t disappoint.

Covering Cheshire is a boulder clay plain splitting the hills. This was originally formed by the withdrawal of old ice glaciers. These make Cheshire a very beautiful place and a great choice for a holiday. Many people choose to go to Cheshire not just because of the actual beauty of the place itself but because there are also lots of things to see and do in Cheshire and exploring the place is even more of an adventure.

Beeston Castle

Probably the most famous place that you should visit in Cheshire is the amazing Beeston castle. Beeston Castle has some of the most spectacular views of any castle in the UK. The castle is over 4000 years old and the 4000 year old astonishing stories of this formidable fortress, exposed in the Castle of the Rock exhibition, embraces conquest and whispers of unique buried treasure.

Beeston Castle is a pleasant picnic spot and you should be sure to remember to bring your binoculars and camera to really embrace the mystifying views from the summit.

Find The Hidden Gem Of The UK That Is Cheshire

Gullivers Theme Park

You can also have tons of fun and excitement at the adventurous Gulliver’s Theme Park. For a fun filled day for all the family a trip to Gulliver’s Theme Park located in Warrington is the place to see. It was designed specifically for families with young and older children aged from 2 to 13 years old, for a brilliant price Gulliver’s World offers all day fun and adventure. Your children get to be clowns and cowboys and princess and knights and will surely give the kids a fantastic memorable day out.

Other Popular Attractions

While visiting Cheshire why not take a trip to the other great places like the Blue Planet Aquarium, Red House Farm, Go Ape!, Salt Museum, Chester Zoo, Lady Lever Gallery, and many more.

There really is something for everyone in Cheshire and with so much to choose from and so many different areas to visit sometimes a day tour is not enough so be sure to plan ahead and organise your sightseeing trip before leaving.  You won’t be disappointed with Cheshire or any of its surrounding areas, so go ahead, book it and have fun.

This article was written by Jerry Palmer a UK tour guide with www.sightseeingtourslondon.co.uk who has spent the last 12 years taking visitors to London across the UK on specially designed day trips. He is also an avid Manchester United fan.