What's On

  • Two Floors of Interactive Exhibits  
    Hat Works Museum 

    The UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear ....

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  • Your perfect day out in Cheshire 
    Tatton Park Gardens 

    Visit one of Cheshire's largest Visitors with over 100 events per year ....

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  • An Outstanding Day out in Cheshire 
    Lion Salt Works 

    Now open to the public after a £10m restoration and a Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards winner  ....

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  • Exhibition: Re-imagining the Laws of England 
    ArtWork Studios & Gallery 
    2nd Jun 2016 - 27th Aug 2016 

    Artists from all over Cheshire & Merseyside will be displaying a wide variety of work in a mixture of styles & mediums ....

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  • Autumn Bird Walk 
    Northwich Woodlands 
    9th Oct 2016 

    See Migrating and Wintering Birds at Haydn’s Pool, Ashton’s and Neumann’s Flashes ....

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  • Learning with Chester Zoo Safari Ranger 
    Northwich Library 
    12th Aug 2016 

    There’s a host of activities and fun available at your local libraries this Summer.

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Poynton

Poynton Railway Station

Poynton - Cheshire Best Kept Station

Brookside Garden Centre

Until the 1930s, Poynton was a coal mining village and over the years, the old tramways and mineral lines to the pits have been developed by the Groundwork Trust into attractive walkways.

The old centre of the village has a solid feel with rows of former miner’s cottages around a four-branched lamp-post which once doubles as a drinking fountain with water going into different troughs – one for people, one for horses, and a little one for dogs.

Just to the east of the village is the MIDDLEWOOD WAY which follows the track bed of the former Macclesfield and Marple railway line which was closed in 1970 and sold by British Railways for £1 to be converted.

The MACCLESFIELD CANAL is close by and was the last of the inland waterways to be built in England. It was surveyed by Telford and opened in 1831. The canal runs from Red Bull near Kidsgrove to join the Peak Forest Canal at Marple.

The unusual ANSON ENGINE MUSEUM used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions.  Over the past few years it has undergone some major changes and is now recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist museums.  The museum is on the site of the old Anson Colliery at Higher Poynton.  Engine enthusiasts from all over the world come to visit this fascinating museum, but it is increasingly becoming a "must visit" attraction for non-enthusiasts too.

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