Places to Visit

The Ice Cream Farm

Cheshire’s award-winning family attraction
More than 40 flavours of ice-cream, with kids’ play areas, farm animals and quad bikes.

Walton Hall Gardens

Free small zoo, lovely park, ride around the park on Thomas, couple of small fairground rides, crazy golf, small kids go ape section.

Barkby Beach

Approx 55 mins away. Best place to park:
Barkby Ave, Prestatyn LL19 7LG
£4 for 4 hours, just 2 mins from the beach and toilets in car park. Great area for dogs too.

Ewloe Castle

Lovely walk through the woodland to get to the Castle on the hill (bit of a steep climb with steps as you get towards the castle).

Nice play park and coffee shop. The walk up to the castle has a lovely stream where you can paddle, riand dogs can cool down on a hot day.

Free parking: Wepre Park Entrance, Deeside CH5 4HW

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Walk or take a boat trip over the Aqueduct. 40 mins away

Station Rd, Trevor, Llangollen LL20 7TY

Secret bunker Nantwich

Hidden deep in the Cheshire countryside, a former government owned nuclear bunker near Nantwich.

Sandy Lane Water Park

Just Past Grosvenor Park along the river.

The park has beautiful views of the local area, which provides a stimulating play environment and the Aqua Park/Water Park includes a 10 feature spray facility close to a grassed picnic area. Free Parking

Bersham Waterfall and Mill

Nant Mill and Bersham Waterfall is a lovely area with a country park, woodland trails, a riverside path to follow and a pretty waterfall to see.

Xplore Science Discovery Centre, Wrexham

Full to the brim with science, exploration, and fun.


Horse drawn trip along the canal

Chirk Castle

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches – National Trust

Bunbury Mill

Historic working water mill

A visit to the mill is a wonderful outing for all the family. The beautifully restored water mill stands in two acres of wildlife-rich countryside.

Llandudno Snow Sports Centre

Tube, toboggan, dry ski slope, crazy golf, cable car ride. An hours drive but great day out.

Lovely seaside town with promenade and pier

Erddig National Trust, Wrexham

A late 17th Century house saved from dereliction in the 1970’s with wonderful gardens to explore as well.

Stretton Water Mill

A working historical watermill.

Zip World

Exhilarating outdoor activities in North Wales with options to suit all abilities and ages.

Crocky Trail

Adventure park in Waverton for thrill seekers ad tireless explorers.

It’s a fun packed day out with a unique outdoor family experience.


A huge, award winning, forest of family fun and outdoor adventures.

Treehouses, Wobbly Wires, Slippery Slopes, Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles.

Gweych Castle

The ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ Castle

Ellesmere Port Boat Museum

The Boat Museum brings Britain’s canal history back to life.

You can explore the exhibitions in the historic dock complex and experience life aboard the collection of canal and river craft.

River Dee Boat Trip

Sight seeing boat trips along the River Dee.

Lovely way to spend an afternoon and see Chester from a different angle.

Chester Walls

The city walls are the oldest, longest and most complete in Britain, parts of which are almost 2000 years old.

Chester is the only city in Britain that retains the full circuit of its ancient defensive walls.

Walking the complete circuit gives wondrous views down into the city and gives a fantastic insight into Chester’s long history.

Bunbury Staircase Locks

Situated on the Shropshire Union Canal, a mile to the north of the village of Bunbury are two wide beamed staircase locks.

Brightly coloured narrow boats can often be seen navigating through this difficult double feature but it boasts a picturesque and timeless location in the historic rolling hills of the Cheshire countryside.