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Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
11.54km from Nantwich Museum
Cholmondeley Castle is a country house in the civil parish of Cholmondeley, Cheshire, England. Together with its adjacent formal gardens, it is surrounded by parkland. Nestled within historic parkland our 70acres of beautiful gardens offer magnificent displays through the seasons and are filled with color and botanical delights.
Shropshire Union Canal
13.14km from Nantwich Museum
The Shropshire Union Canal is a charmingly rural and isolated waterway for much of its length. With stretches where there are no towns for miles. It runs from the edge of urban Wolverhampton through some of the most underpopulated areas of England to the River Mersey at Ellesmere Port, about sixty miles in all and taking a fairly leisurely four days to cruise.
13.39km from Nantwich Museum
The Sandstone Trail is one of the finest and most popular long-distance walks in North West England. It offers 34 miles/55 kilometers of superb, unbroken walking over some of the finest countrysides in Cheshire and northern Shropshire. Much of the route follows the Mid Cheshire Ridge but in places, the trail also passes through the Cheshire Plain, including farmland, woodland, and canal towpaths.
13.49km from Nantwich Museum
Beeston was originally built as a bastion of power for the Earl Ranulf of Chester. As it’s a little-out-of the way, it was never a site of significant historical importance, but it’s steeped in persistent rumor – persuasive legends tell of the buried treasure of Richard II, who hid bags of gold somewhere on-site. The striking ruins of this 13th-century castle stand on a 500-foot high cliff of red sandstone, providing excellent views of the surrounding countryside.
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre
15.25km from Nantwich Museum
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre is the only Shire Horse stud farm in the UK open to the public, with up to 30 shires to see during the stud season. As well as the fabulous Shire horses there is a selection of British animals and birdlife both wild and domesticated including rare breeds.
The Dorothy Clive Garden
15.92km from Nantwich Museum
The Dorothy Clive Garden is a charitable garden trust, set up by Colonel Harry Clive as a place of rest and continued horticultural education for the general public. Located in glorious countryside on the North Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire borders, the garden is both formal and informal, hosting a network of paths that invite the visitor to explore and discover the intimacy and tranquility of the garden.
The Ice Cream Farm
17.09km from Nantwich Museum
It is the world's largest family-friendly ice cream parlour adventure park. Perfect for families, kids & toddlers Set in the picturesque location between Beeston and Peckforton Castle
Apedale Community Country Park
17.23km from Nantwich Museum
.Apedale Community Country Park is a 454-acre country park in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The park offers a varied landscape of woodland, meadows, and pools crossed by many paths and tracks. Overlooking the park is a memorial in the form of a pit wheel dedicated to the mine workers of Staffordshire. This is the newest country park in Staffordshire in what was once a hive of industrial activity.
Apedale Valley Light Railway
17.44km from Nantwich Museum
The Apedale Valley Light Railway was officially opened in September 2010 by the Moseley Railway Trust. The railway normally operates a diesel service on every Saturday during its opening season, and the second weekend of every month is a Steam weekend.
Rode Hall & Gardens
17.44km from Nantwich Museum
Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape. It has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669 and the extensive grounds include a woodland garden. The formal garden terraces were designed by Nesfield in 1860. There is a large walled kitchen garden, growing many varieties of fruit, vegetables and flowers; including world record gooseberries.
Apedale Heritage Centre
17.45km from Nantwich Museum
The Apedale Heritage Centre was created at the site of Staffordshire's Apedale Mine and is run by volunteers. It is located just outside the village of Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme in the Apedale Community Country Park. Attractions include mine tours and a museum which concentrates on the area's history, concentrating on industrial heritage. Opening times are 10:30 to 16:00 daily with the underground tours taking place at weekends and bank holidays.
18.93km from Nantwich Museum
Blakemere Village is home to a unique collective of independent shops and activities, including segway and award-winning Birds of Prey experiences, a craft workshop, children’s trails, plus food and drink outlets, all set in the heart of Cheshire. Take a stroll through the nearby woodlands, enjoy the free outdoor adventure playpark or choose many daily activities including segway or the awe-inspiring Birds of Prey experiences.
National Trust Little Moreton Hall
19.22km from Nantwich Museum
The National Trust's Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, is an iconic Tudor manor house, moat and manicured knot garden. It is a superb example of a timber-framed moated house with rich ornamental panelling. A National Trust guidebook describes Little Moreton Hall as being "lifted straight from a fairy story, a gingerbread house". The house's top-heavy appearance, "like a stranded Noah's Ark", is due to the Long Gallery that runs the length of the south range's upper floor.
The Brampton Museum
20.9km from Nantwich Museum
Brampton Museum's collection represents over 100 years of collecting. For the main part, the Collection is characterised by local scenes and artists alongside more regionally and nationally known artists. Being cheek by jowl with the Potteries our collection also includes some works by ceramic artists. Highlights include our Victorian Street scene, which allows you to take a step back in time as you discover the wares of Mellard’s the ironmongers, the treasures of the pawnbroker’s shop, the fasc
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse
20.97km from Nantwich Museum
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse is the place to go to learn about the history of Northwich and West Cheshire. It has a large collection covering the archaeology, architecture, and industries of Cheshire from prehistory to the present. Permanent displays include a Victorian workhouse schoolroom and the Board of Guardians boardroom.
Mow Cop Castle
21.14km from Nantwich Museum
Mow Cop Castle is a folly at Mow Cop in the civil parish of Odd Rode, Cheshire, England. The Castle was built as a summerhouse in 1754 for Randle Wilbraham I of Rode Hall. It was built to look like part of a castle of a bygone era and would have enhanced the view of the newly constructed Rode Hall some 3 miles away on the Cheshire side of the hill.
Astbury Mere Country Park
22.22km from Nantwich Museum
Astbury Mere Country Park occupies the site of a former sand quarry, just off Newcastle Road in Congleton, Cheshire. The Country Park and Visitors Centre attracts over 140,000 visitors a year. The 14 acre site includes a 3km all-weather path around the Mere, open space, extensive woodlands and wildflower meadow.
22.51km from Nantwich Museum
Delamere Forest or Delamere Forest Park is a wood in the Cheshire West and Chester area of Cheshire, England, near the town of Frodsham. It includes 972 hectares (2,400 acres) of mixed deciduous and evergreen woodland, making it the largest area of woodland in Cheshire. The name means "forest of the lakes".
Wollerton Old Hall Garden
22.76km from Nantwich Museum
A beautiful garden which stands in a lovely rural location in a quiet village in north-eastern Shropshire, not far from Market Drayton. The Grade II-listed timber-framed hall was built in the 16th century, and is not open to the public, but it does form a lovely backdrop for these beautiful gardens. Covering 4 acres, it consists of a series of linked garden “rooms” filled with modern plantings.
Anderton Boat Lift Visitor Centre
23.13km from Nantwich Museum
The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in North West England. It provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal. The structure is designated as a scheduled monument, and is included in the National Heritage List for England. It is one of only two working boat lifts in the United Kingdom; the other is the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland.
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Pillory St, Nantwich CW5 5BQ, UK
Nantwich Museum is a local museum housed in the former public library in the town of Nantwich, Cheshire, northwest England, founded in 1980. The Museum has galleries telling the story of Nantwich through the ages: Roman salt making, Tudor Nantwich’s Great Fire, the Civil War and Battle of Nantwich (1644), and the more recent clock making, shoe and clothing industries.