Crewe attractions

Crewe attractions

CreweCrewe is in the pastoral county of Cheshire, with the broad fertile meadows of the Cheshire Plain, country manor houses and the historic county town of Chester. It is bordered by Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Flintshire and Wrexham in Wales to the west. It is a county of rolling green countryside, half-timbered little towns and villages, and dairy farms producing the delicious, crumbly, white Cheshire cheese. Photo: Crewe town centre

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Attractions Stapeley Water Gardens, London Road, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 7LH. Stapeley Water Gardens attracts 1.5 million visitors each year. At Stapeley, there is something to delight everyone, either in the Garden Centre, The Palms Tropical Oasis, or Angling Centre. Be sure to visit our Display Gardens, full of inspirational ideas, open from Spring through Autumn, peaking in Summer. www.stapeleywg.com. About 3 miles southwest of Crewe.

Stapeley Water Gardens

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Attractions The Sandbach Crosses are two heavily carved Saxon stone crosses located in the town of Sandbach. They are believed to date from the 9th century, to commemorate the advent of Christianity in the Kingdom of Mercia about 653 A.D. during the reign of the Saxon King Penda. They are decorated on all faces with carved figures, animals and vine scrolls. The taller cross shows biblical scenes and has a mutiliated head. The shorter cross has a truncated shaft with the mutilated head of another cross. About 5 miles northeast of Crewe.

Sandbach Crosses

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Attractions Oulton Park Race Circuit, Little Budworth, Taporley, Cheshire CW6 9BW. Tel: 01829 760 301. Oulton Park first established itself as the North West's premier motorsport venue in 1953. The venue held its first prestigious Gold Cup meeting in 1954 and amongst the winners have been household names such Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jack Brabham, Sir Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill. www.oultonpark.co.uk. About 9 miles northwest of Crewe.

Oulton Park Race Circuit

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

Attractions Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Chlomondeley, Malpas SY14 8AH - Tel: 01829 720 383. Extensive ornamental gardens dominated by a romantic Gothic Castle, built in 1801 of local sandstone, with a beautiful Temple Water Garden, Rose Garden and many mixed borders. The gardens at Cholmondeley Castle were originally laid out when the 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley built the castle between 1801 and 1804. About 10 miles west of Crewe.

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

Attractions The Railway Age, Vernon Way, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DB. The Railway Age is approximately a 20 minute walk from Main Crewe Railway Station. Advanced Passenger Train, Gas Turbine Locomotive 18000, Electric Locomotive 87 035, Three Signal Boxes, Children's Corner. www.therailwayage.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Crewe.

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