Boltholes; a refuge from the everyday. You may be in need of somewhere to go to get away from it all. It could be anywhere from a cosy nook to a spectacular hilltop viewpoint and Cheshire is full of great options that you may not know about. So we’ve pulled together a great selection of places to escape the everyday in Cheshire this festive season.

Moss Wood B&B

In the Cheshire countryside, Moss Wood’s two boutique B&B luxury lodges are set in ancient woodland with a garden over-looking a lake. This exceptional adults-only accommodation allows you to escape from the crowds for some relaxation while only a short drive from Arley Hall, Jodrell Bank and Tatton Park.

Moss Wood B&B

White Nancy

Situated at the top of Kerridge Hill over-looking Bollington and Kerridge, White Nancy was built in 1817 and became National Heritage List for England Grade II building in 1966. The structure was originally built to commemorate the victory at the Battle of Waterloo.

White Nancy. Credit: Andrew Huggett

Cheerbrook Farm Shop and Cafe

Located in Natwich, Cheerbrook Farm Shop and Café work with local producers and farmers to bring you the very best of what the region has to offer. Perfect for all your needs they have a butchery, bakery, delicatessen, farm shop and café. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge to help you discover new and exciting tastes.

Cheerbrook Farm Shop and Cafe

Lady Heyes Holiday Park Glamping Pods

Lady Heyes Glamping Pods are furnished to the highest standards with furniture, flat screen television, barbeque and private picnic areas, and hot tubs! This private owned and family operated Holiday Park allows you to live the tent pegs at home with an incredible Glamping experience.

Lady Heyes

Peak View Tea Rooms

Situated 1670 feet above sea level, Peak View Tea Rooms has astounding views across the Peaks. Outside seating area offers spectacular views with an indoor full of home-make cakes and sweets with a range of beers and wines.

Peak View Tearooms

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Follow a variety of trails through the woodland with views over the lake at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve which was once part of the Brereton Hall Estate. If you are feeling energetic, Rangers have maps (at a small cost) for the permanent orienteering course. Along they way you will see a variety of temporary and permanent artwork scattered around the park.

Brereton Heath. Credit: Jonathan Kington

The Big Lock Pub Middlewich

The Big Lock Pub overlooks the Trend & Mersey Canal. Offering a variety of delicious food. Cosy up inside or enjoy their two-story alfresco dining on the Canal.

The Big Lock

Go Ape Delamere Forest

If you are looking for a bit of adventure while escaping into the forest, Go Ape has 3 activity adventures for all age groups. Over 1m tall can tackle Treetop Adventures while older children, teens and adults can check out Treetop Challenge where you battle from tree to tree on the Challenge course. Along the way, high up in the trees you will witness stunning views. For those wanting to keep both fee on the ground Go Ape offers a Forest Segway experience unlike any other.


Teggs Nose Country Park

Quarrying took place from the 1500’s until 1955 at Tegg’s Nose which can be seen in the pitter hill tops. Dry stone walls and sturdy bards add to the unique character of the steeply sided valleys. With exhilarating views over the Cheshire Plain with views for miles on a clear day.

Teggs Nose

Prebook for 2021: Hack Green Secret Bunker

Reopening in January, Hack Green Secret Bunker was a secret for over 50 years, hidden on the outskirts of town. The 35,000 square foot underground bunker would have been the government centre had a nuclear war broken out. Although it was built in the 1950’s as a secret radar network, it now offers a warm welcome with tickets for 2021, souvenirs, and memberships available in their online shop.

Hack Green




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