Located within easy reach of many notable attractions and a short walk from The Fishpool Inn,…
“Tranquil forest close to the city” - VisitEngland Assessor
South west of Manchester, Delamere Forest is a calm oasis in the heart of the Cheshire Plain. Numerous trails for walkers and cyclists, forest cabin accommodation and outdoor adventures at Go Ape are among the reasons to visit this peaceful forest, as are hikes to the top for bird’s eye views across to Liverpool’s iconic skyline.
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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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