Widnes attractions

Widnes attractions

Widnes CheshireWidnes 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.

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Warrington Museum and Art Gallery,

Attractions Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, Bold Street, Warrington WA1 1JG. Tel: 01925 - 442733. The building houses a collection of around 1,000 paintings, (oils, watercolours and prints) from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Also ethnology, egyptology, geology, Roman Britain, pottery/ceramics, botany, fish, amphibians, reptiles, the Civil War, local industries, birds and mammals, and glass. About 5 miles east of Widnes.

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery,

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AttractionsGulliver's World, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ. Tel: 01925 444888. Gulliver’s Warrington is nestled within a beautiful park setting, where much of the fantasy is created by wonderful towering trees, and a beautiful lake forms the centrepiece of the park. From the tumbling and juggling fun of Circus World, mosey on down to High Noon in Western World, walk with dinosaurs in the prehistoric Lost World, feel your knees tremble in Count’s Castle and shiver your timbers in Smugglers Wharf. www.gulliversfun.co.uk. About 6 miles east of Widnes.

Gulliver's World

Catalyst

Attractions Catalyst, Mersey Road, Widnes WA8 0DF. Tel: 0151 420 112. Catalyst is the only science centre (and museum) solely devoted to chemistry and how the products of chemistry are used in every day life - from medicines to meccano. Our key aim is to inform people of all ages about the "chemistry" industry and its role in our lives, past present and future. www.catalyst.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Widnes.

Catalyst

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

Attractions Norton Priory Museum & Gardens, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1SX. Tel 01928 569895. Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is an independent museum, established in 1975 to care for one of the country's most important monastic sites, which encompasses in its 38 acres museum galleries, the ruins of a medieval priory and a formal Walled Garden. One of the largest excavated monastic sites in Europe. Norton Priory Museum & Gardens are open every day from 12 noon and are well signposted from Junction 11of the M56. www.nortonpriory.org. About 4 miles east of Widnes.

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

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