12 of the best things to do in Congleton

Celebrating its 750th Charter Year in 2022, the magnificent east Cheshire town of Congleton is steeped in both history and tradition. From its official Ale Taster, ‘Benedict Goodale’, to the gruesome stories of bearbaiting that gave Congleton its nickname, ‘Beartown’, this vibrant market town on the banks of the River Dane gives visitors so many reasons to visit.