Staying in holiday cottages in Cheshire.View all self-catering holiday cottages in Cheshire
Cheshire Situated between North Wales and Central England, Cheshire is a great destination for a self-catering break in England. Choose from luxury Cheshire holiday homes, country cottages and seasonal rentals and self-catering cottages in and near Nantwich, Neston, Runcorn, Widnes, Frodsham, Holmes Chapel, Macclesfield, Malpas, Rainow, Lymm and Chester. The city of Chester has been shaped by over 2,000 years of history. It's a great shopping destination, with a good mix of exclusive independent stores and high-street favourites. The beautiful 13th century buildings also house numerous restaurants, pubs, B&Bs and hotels. Chester is home to Britain's largest Roman Amphitheatre and has a stunning cathedral. After strolling around Chester's many shops and museums, you can enjoy refreshments in the cathedral's refectory. A walking tour will ensure you get a glimpse of all the historical sites, including the City Walls.
If you are self-catering in Chester and looking for family-friendly attractions nearby, consider a trip to Chester Zoo. It's one of Europe's best conservation zoos with thousands of animals in acres of landscaped gardens. There's Monkey Island, Tropical Realm, Animals in Danger and a Children's farm.
Finding a holiday cottage on the western edge of Cheshire, near Neston for example, could give you stunning views across the Dee Estuary to the hills of North Wales. There are opportunities for sailing from the nearby Wirral coast. Those preferring inland water pursuits can investigate the miles of canals and rivers running through Cheshire. The Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port has an impressive floating collection of inland waterway craft, bringing Britain's canal history to life. Ellesmere Port is also home to the Blue Planet Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the UK. There are more the ten different species of shark, including some pretty sizeable individuals! The moving walkway through the 70m long Aquatunnel takes you on an impressive underwater adventure. Renting a self-catering cottage near Ellesmere Port will give you an opportunity to explore this lovely part of Cheshire.
Tatton Park near Knutsford offers two period properties for the price of one: The Mansion, dating back to the 1700s and the Tudor Old Hall. The grounds are extensive. You can take a peaceful stroll along the banks of Tatton Mere, take the children along to the farm and enjoy the walled garden and beech maze.