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  • Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea 
    Davenports Farm Shop & Tea Rooms 
    14th Nov 2015 - 30th Dec 2015 

    Christmas at Davenports is a special occasion for not only do they dress up their shop with the Olde Worlde ....

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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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  • Blakemere's Christmas Woodland 
    Blakemere Village 
    21st Nov 2015 - 20th Dec 2015 

    Come along and enjoy amagical woodland theatre performance to find Santa in the woods....

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  • Christmas Bubble Rush 5k 
    Northwich Woodlands 
    6th Dec 2015 

    Raising money for patient care at St Luke’s Hospice ...

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  • Festive Santa Cruises 
    Anderton Boat Lift 
    5th Dec 2015 - 20th Dec 2015 

    On the weekends in December prior to Christmas come and join Santa and Mrs Claus ....

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  • Artisan Market 
    12th Dec 2015 

    Over 50 of the very finest food, drink, art & craft stall holders, music, entertainment & activities ....

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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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