“Service is very good and staff are very friendly” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Situated in the centre of Sandbach, The Wheatsheaf is a fully refurbished former coaching inn that offers both style and comfort to guests. All rooms and bathrooms are stylishly decorated with comfortable feature beds with added extra's including mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and luxury toiletries. The public spaces and artwork are equally noteworthy with a tasteful bar and restaurant as well as an all-year outside dining area. Service is very good and staff are very friendly.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
- Rooms 18
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
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About the area
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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