Nantwich Town Sign

Day 1. A short break in Cheshire

We planned a short break in the gently rolling countryside of Cheshire, a part of the country we were both unfamiliar with. We frequently head to cities and large towns so just for a change we opted for a relaxing stay in a secluded barn tucked away down a leafy lane in the tiny village …

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The Garden Room, Cheshire Boutique Barns, Wrenbury

Cheshire Boutique Barns, Wrenbury

Hotel Review Leading such hectic lives we decided to enjoy a relaxing break at the lovely Cheshire Boutique Barns located in Wrenbury, in the midst of southern Cheshire's rolling countryside and leafy lanes.  Although the accommodation's tranquil setting may sound remote, it's actually easily accessible from the M6 motorway with Nantwich being only 5 miles …

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Anderton Boat Lift

Day 2. The Lion Salt Works & Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich Cheshire

After enjoying a relaxing breakfast in our idyllic Garden Room accommodation at Cheshire Boutique Barns, we set off for Northwich, 22 miles to the north. On our way we made a brief stop at Nantwich Marina where we had hoped to take a stroll along the towpath of the Shropshire Union canal but the weather …

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Historic Buildings, Northwich

Day 3. Exploring Cheshire

Our final morning in lovely Cheshire but still no signs of any sunshine.  We started the day with another visit to Northwich as on the previous day we had focussed on its key attractions rather than the town itself.  The town welcomes motorists as the first car park we came across right in the centre …

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