What's On

  • Fundraising Cabaret & Auction 
    7th Sep 2014 

    Help local Production Company raise funds for their Christmas Production of The Snow Queen ....

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  • Discover a Complete Historic Estate 
    Tatton Park Gardens 

    Tatton hosts over 100 events a year including many unique events, summer picnic concerts, car shows, wedding shows, antique fairs .....

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  • Over by Christmas 
    20th Sep 2014 

    a free theatre event which will take place at Northwich Station ....

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  • Ride & Stride 
    St Helen's Church 
    13th Sep 2014 

    Raise money for your local church by walking, cycling or riding between as many churches as you can ....

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  • Telling the Story of Mid Cheshire 
    Weaver Hall Museum 

    Housed within the old Northwich Union Workhouse building, full of displays, tales and history of Mid Cheshire ....

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  • Canned Film Festival 
    ArtWork Studios & Gallery 
    7th Aug 2014 - 4th Oct 2014 

    Short films & animations from around the UK and abroad....

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Congleton

Afloat on Cheshire's Waterways

Little Moreton Hall

A Perfect Place to Visit

Congleton Museum opened in 2002 and has touch screen computers, pull out figures with voice-overs telling the town’s history. Exhibits include a prehistoric log boat and coin hoards from the Civil War.

Cheshire is a great county to explore on foot with a network of over 3000km of footpaths and other public rights of way enabling you to discover quiet corners of the countryside.  For over 100 years trains travelled along the Biddulph Valley Way carrying coal from the Potteries to Congleton.  Today walkers, cyclists and horse riders enjoy this tranquil route away from roads.  The Gritstone Trail offers some of the finest walking in Cheshire.  This is quite a challenging route stretching from Kidsgrove to Disley, with some fine ridge walks and stunning views over the Cheshire plain.

The Macclesfield Canal passes close to Congleton and is thought by many to be the most beautiful of England's inland waterways. It links the Peak Forest canal at Marple and the Trent & Mersey near Kidsgrove. There is a spectacular series of 12 locks at Bosley before crossing the Dane via Telford’s superb iron aquaduct.

The mature tree lined avenues and location next to the River Dane make Congleton Park the ideal location to unwind.  Town Wood on the northern edge of the park is a Grade A Site of Biological Interest and contains many nationally important plants.

Nearby Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape and has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669.

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