Local Area

As we are a working farm, there are plenty of farming activities to see, farming never stops! We also offer Crafty Glamping courses for those who would like to try their hand at creative crafts.

There are lots of things to do in the local area, below are just a few ideas.

Local Places to Eat.

Please see the various menus in the back of your welcome pack in the pod. We also have an online version of our welcome pack (password protected, please ask Jane for the password).

Local Attractions

Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens. (4.5 miles)

Bickerton Hills & Peckforton Hills (7.5 and 9.5 miles)

Beeston Castle (12 miles)

Alderford Lake (5 miles)

Tilstock/Prees Airfield – parachute jump centre (7 miles)

Harthill Cookery School (7.5 miles)

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre (15.5 miles)

RAF Shawbury (18 miles)

RAF Cosford – air museum (34 miles)

Erddig, National Trust House (15 miles)

Chirk Castle, National Trust (18 miles)

Delemere Forest – hiking and horse riding (15 miles)

Go Ape, Delemere Forest – tree tops walkways and zip wires (15 miles)

Cheshire Ice Cream Farm (12 miles)

Cheshire Candle Workshops (10 miles)

Sandstone Trail (2.5 miles)

Shropshire Union Canal -Grindley Brook (2 miles)

Hampton Springs Fly Fishery (4.5 miles)

Hales Superbowl Mountain boarding, Tattenhall (8 miles)

Bridgemere Garden Centre (19 miles)

Arley Hall, Northwich (32 miles)

Tatton Park (34 miles)

Chester Zoo (19.5 miles)

Hawkstone Follies (13 miles)

Bolesworth Castle (8 miles)

Macdonald Hill Valley, Whitchurch & Carden Park – Golf courses (2.5 & 5 miles)

The Iron Works – Oswestry (20 miles)

Ironbridge Gorge (34 miles)

Oulton Park (16 miles)

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal (19 miles)

Port Sunlight (30 miles)


Within a 30 minutes drive, Chester, Shrewsbury, Nantwich, Llangollen & North Wales.

An hour’s drive will take you to Liverpool, Manchester, Conwy, Llandudno & Church Stretton.

Public Transport

Malpas village (1 mile away) is on a bus route.

Whitchurch (4 miles away) has more varied bus destinations and also has a railway station.