Here is a brief guide to Cheshire and the surrounding area…
Introduction to Cheshire
Cheshire is a county based in the north west of England, bordered by counties such as Staffordshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester.
Cheshire is mostly rural made up of many small towns and villages, but with great links to major cities including Liverpool, Manchester and Chester anyone wishing to relocate to the area is sure to find a pace of life that suits.
Travelling in Cheshire
Network links are plentiful with trains, buses and trams providing transport throughout the county and for those wishing to travel further afield, both Manchester and Liverpool have international airports.
In the heart of Cheshire, Crewe serves as one of the major train stations in the county, and you can find yourself in London in less than two hours most days of the week.
Travelling by car is relatively easy given Cheshire is supported by many major motorways, including the M6, M56 and M62. Coastal areas, The Lake District and Peak District are all easily accessible for day visits or short breaks.
Things to do and see in Cheshire
Cheshire is bursting with things to do and see and offers something to suit most tastes, both indoors and outdoors including:
- Chester Zoo
- Jodrell Bank
- Tatton Park
- Chester Cathedral
- Lyme Park
- Beeston Castle
- Cheshire Oaks
For more ideas on what to do in Cheshire and key events go to www.visitcheshire.com.
Living in Cheshire
Cheshire has a good offering of State, Church of England and Independents schools. You can find a full list of schools in the county at www.goodschoolguide.co.uk.