Blakemere Craft Centre

LOCATION

SANDIWAY, CHESHIRE

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Blakemere is a fun destination for all age groups. Daily activities include a play barn, paint-a-pot and candle-making studios, a falconry, pet shop and cake shop, alongside segway experiences and a race track. Out in the woods you could try your hand at archery, air-rifle shooting, crazy golf, rope-swinging and pond golf. As well as all this energetic activity, there is also the chance to sit down and enjoy some food and drink in the licensed restaurant, or spend some time shopping in the boutique shops that offer furniture, gifts, sweets, clothes, crafts and cards. There are regular events throughout the year, and a full Christmas calendar.

Blakemere Craft Centre
SANDIWAY, CW8 2EB
Phone : 01606 883261

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-5. Phone for Xmas opening times

About The area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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