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  • Picnic in the park

    A recipe for the ultimate summer picnic at Tatton Park

    Not only celebrating the re-opening to customers this August – the Gardener’s Cottage Tea Room at Tatton Park has packaged everything that we love about alfresco dining into a delicious, freshly made, ready–to-go picnic, featuring their classic Head Gardener’s sandwiches, cakes and scones.

  • Films to See Before You're 12

    Films to See Before You're 12

    Storyhouse programmes a one-off week of films to see before you’re 12 to mark the beginning of the school holidays. 

    Storyhouse in Chester has announced a series of family films that deserve to be experienced on the big screen.

    Featuring fairy-tales, adventures and stunning animation these 5 films are equally as timeless and brilliant. 

  • From shark dives to graceful gardens, Cheshire’s attractions reopen to visitors

    From shark dives to graceful gardens, Cheshire’s attractions reopen to visitors

    Chester, 14 July 2020: Cheshire’s visitor attractions are reopening their doors following further easing of the lockdown. Tatton Park, Beeston Castle and Blue Planet Aquarium are among the big names finding safe and secure ways to welcome back visitors, and the county is being treated to a drive-in cinema for these ‘new normal’ times. Here are 10 of the latest attractions to open, with more ideas to discover available at www.visitcheshire.com.

  • Our Story: Stonyford Cottage Gardens & Nursery

    Our Story: Stonyford Cottage Gardens & Nursery

    We moved here over 35 years ago when it was a derelict cottage and swampy marsh and woodland area. Over the years our family gradually converted the house and gardens and set up a plant nursery in the field. 

  • The Cheshire Bank Holiday Cocktail

    The Cheshire Bank Holiday Cocktail

    With the Bank Holiday fast approaching, we thought we would share a gorgeous, simple cocktail recipe which you can try and home and adapt for the whole family! What makes our recipe special? It is made with Cheshire’s finest produce of course!

  • Alternative Mother’s Day ideas in Green Cheshire

    Alternative Mother’s Day ideas in Green Cheshire

    Under the current circumstances some of you may be self-isolating or unwell and thinking that it will be hard to still treat your mum this Mother’s Day. We’ve complied a few ideas for how to put that much-needed smile on her face this Mothering Sunday.

  • February Half Term 2020

    February Half Term 2020

    Once again its almost February Half Term. Are you looking for family friendly things to do while the kids are out of school? Here's a list of the top 12 kid friendly half term events in Cheshire. We are working towards a more sustainable Cheshire so we've included public transport directions to each location!

  • Valentine's Day Special Offers

    Romantic Date nights in Chester

    We've put together some of the most romantic date night ideas for you and your loved one to enjoy in Chester.

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