Macclesfield Silk Museum
Heritage Centre, Roe St, Macclesfield SK11 6UT Tel: 01625 613210

Description:
Museum telling the story of silk in Macclesfield. Ring for details of special artistic and musical events held at the Heritage Centre (formally a Sunday school for child labourers) throughout the year.

Location:
Macclesfield

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat11-5, Sun & Bank Holiday Mon 1-5. Closed Good Fri, 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan.

Disabled Access:
Ramp & chairlift

Admission Prices:

 

 

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Mouldsworth Motor Museum
Smithy Lane, Mouldsworth CH3 8AR Tel: 01928 731781

Description:
The museum, owned by the motoring cartoonist James Peacop, houses over 60 cars, motorcycles and bicycles, as well as an impressive collection of automobile memorabilia. Ring for details of special events.

Location:
Take A51(or A56) East of Chester, off B5132

Opening Times:
Easter weekend, early May Holiday Mon, Spring Bank Holiday Sun-mon & Aug Bank Holiday weekend. Sundays Feb-Nov, also Wednesdays Jul-Aug 12-5.

Disabled Access:
Hands on items

Admission Prices:
£2.50, children £1, reductions for OAPs. Wednesdays only Jul-Aug £2

 

 

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Nether Alderley Mill
Congleton Rd, Nether Alderley SK10 4TW Tel: 01625 523012

Description:
Fully restored and working 15c water-mill.

Location:
Off A34 S of Alderley Edge

Opening Times:
Apr-May & Oct, Wed Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays 1-4.30; Jun-Sep, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Monday 1-5

Disabled Access:
Ladder stairs. No access for wheelchairs.

Admission Prices:
£1.80, children 90p

 

 

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Norton Priory
Tudor rd, Manor Park, Runcorn WA7 1SX Tel: 01928 569895

Description:
See how a medieval priory was transformed into a Tudor Manor house and then a Georgian Mansion. Ring for details of special events held throughout the year.

Location:
J11 off M56, towards Warrington. Signposted

Opening Times:
Apr-Oct Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 12-6. Nov-Mar 12-4. Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan. Walled Garden open Mar-Oct.

Disabled Access:
Wheelchairs, braille guides, and audio tapes available

Admission Prices:
£2.90, children 5-16, students, UB40s & OAPs £1.60

 

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"On The Air" The Broadcasting Museum
42 Bridge St Row, Chester, CH1 1NN Tel: 01244 348468

Description:
A museum illustrating, through hands-on exhibits and audio visual displays, the history of British radio and TV and how it has changed our lives.

Location:
City Centre

Opening Times:
Jan-Easter Tue-Sat 10-5; Easter-Xmas Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4.30

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£1.95

 

 

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Paradise Mill
Park ln, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

Description:
Former silk mill illustrating the history of the Macclesfield silk industry through exhibitions and live demonstrations

Location:
Macclesfield

Opening Times:
Bank Holiday Mon & Tue-Sun 1-5 (1-4 in winter). Closed good Fri, 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan.

Disabled Access:
Yes

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Peckforton Castle
Stone House Ln, Peckforton CW6 9TN Tel: 01829 260930

Description:
Impressive 19c castle. Ring for details of special events (including medieval re-enactments).

Location:
Off A49. (From Chester take the A51 East then S on A49, or from Nantwich take A534, then N up A49)

Opening Times:
28 Mar-14 sep 10-6

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£2.50, concessions £1.50

 

 

 

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