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  • Set in Beautiful Parkland  
    Castle Park Arts Centre 

    Visit the historic town of Frodsham and enjoy three galleries, craft units, coffee shop ....

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  • A Taste of Cheshire 
    Davenports Farm Shop & Tea Rooms 

    Enjoy one of the best Afternoon Teas in Cheshire and then take a walk along the River Weaver ....

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  • A Great Family Day Out in Cheshire 
    National Waterways Museum 

    Extensive in-door displays, boat trips and historic buildings where time slows down and history comes to life ....

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  • Bike Ride: Delamere Forest 
    Delamere Forest 
    3rd May 2014 

    A Breeze Bike Ride following the Waymarked Trail in Delamere Forest ...

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  • Bike Ride: Pear Tree Pedal 
    The Hanging Gate 
    22nd Apr 2014 

    A Breeze Bike Ride from the The Hanging Gate Pub in Weaverham ...

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  • Cheshire Classic Women's Road Race 
    27th Apr 2014 

    Part of British Cycling's National Series, Organised by Weaver Valley Cycling Club ....

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Runcorn

The Runcorn Widnes Bridge

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Halton Water Tower

Runcorn, with its refurbished station and new extensive parking facilities, is an ideal departure point for those travelling south to Birmingham, London and beyond.

Just half a mile away from the railway station, and next to the Bridgwater Canal, is the award winning Brindley Theatre and Arts Centre. The theatre provides a first-class mix of shows, films and acts. It also provides exhibitions, classes and workshops.

The Runcorn Heritage Trail starts at The Brindley car park and takes in many of the important historical and industrial sites. The walk is 1 mile long and should take about 1 hour.

The first bridge to cross the Runcorn Gap was the railway bridge in 1868. The bridge included a walkway for pedestrians. In 1905 a transporter bridge was constructed and was one of only four built in Britain. When this became inadequate a steel-arched suspension bridge was built and on its completion in 1961, it was the largest steel arch in Europe.

Norton Priory Museum and Gardnes, which is less than 4 miles away, includes the historic Priory ruins, one of the largest monastic excavations in Britain and the St Christopher Gallery, housing the giant St Christopher statue, a wonder of medieval Europe.

In 2009, Runcorn Railway Station was named Best Staffed Station in the Cheshire Best Kept Station Competiton.

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