Known locally as Beartown, the pretty market town of Congleton is perfectly placed for a weekend getaway to Cheshire’s Peak District.
Congleton has plenty of attractions that are perfect for a great day out in Cheshire.
Make like Moll Flanders at Little Moreton Hall, or come over all Mr Darcy at Capesthorne Hall.
Stroll along the River Dane, cycle the Biddulph Valley Way or walk to the atmospheric ruins of Mow Cop Castle.
Take a walking tour around the town and discover Congleton’s hidden history, then sit back and relax in one of Congleton’s many bars and restaurants.
Established in June 1985, Middlewich Market operates every Tuesday.
Touch screens and talking heads help to tell the story of Congleton from prehistoric…
Congleton Indoor Market - Bridestones Centre - Tuesday 9am - 4pm & Saturday 9am - 4pm.
Congleton’s Paddling Pool has been a firm favourite with young children since the 1930s!
Independent community theatre
Beartown Brewery - brewery tours.
This magnificent Victorian park is now fully restored and open to the public.
Follow the Biddulph Valley Way out from Congleton town, through the pretty Dane-in-Shaw…
Sandbach golf club is home to a challenging course.
Enjoy a stroll through the wildflower meadows at Astbury Mere Country Park, or simply sit…
Specialists in Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing and Canoeing, Tuition, Hire and Shop.
Facilities include bar, trolley hire, catering, clubhouse, changing rooms and pro shop.
Described by Pevsner as ‘one of the most exciting Cheshire churches’ with plenty of…
Congleton Golf Club was founded in 1898 when a group of some 20 gentlemen enthusiasts met…
Today Timbersbrook picnic area is a beautiful spot where families can picnic
Little Moreton Hall remains closed to the public whilst preparing to reopen