Local Area

As we are a working farm, there are plenty of farming activities to see, farming never stops!

After our first successful retreat in September, we are excited to offer 4 (at present) during 2024. Check out the events page for details.

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.

Local Attractions

Port Sunlight, Birkenhead, Wirral

The village founded by ‘Soap King’ William Hesketh Lever in 1888. The village was built to house Lever’s ‘Sunlight Soap’ factory workers, but today is home to a fascinating museum, beautiful architecture, a world-class art gallery, stunning parkland and a thriving community.

Port Sunlight

30 miles


One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution.

Part of 11 miles of World Heritage Site.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal

19 miles


Oulton Park Circuit, Cheshire, Tarporley CW6 9BW

The UK's most picturesque motor racing venue.

Oulton Park

16 miles

Ironbridge Gorge, Telford.

Working steam engines, Victorian Town and the famous Iron Bridge over the river Severn. Erected in 1779 by Thomas Telford.

Ironbridge Gorge

34 miles

Sculpture park with imaginative, patriotically bold, dramatic and theatrical and showcased art and sculptures from both local and worldwide artisans.

The Iron Works – Oswestry

20 miles

2 golf courses and luxury spa.

Carden Park

5 miles


Macdonald Hill Valley, Whitchurch

2.5 miles

Bolesworth Castle, Bolesworth Rd, Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9HQ

The historic home of the Barbour family. Events year round in the grounds.

Bolesworth Castle

8 miles

100 acres of parkland with rugged sandstone hills, gullies & caves, with a tearoom & services.

Hawkstone Follies

13 miles

The most visited zoo in the UK and a conservation and education charity.

Chester Zoo

19.5 miles

Tatton St, Knutsford WA16

Stately home and gardens. Victorian working kitchens.

Tatton Park

34 miles

Arley, Northwich CW9 6LZ

Stately home and gardens. Much used in period dramas.

Featuring Harry Potter, A Forbidden Forest.

Arley Hall

32 miles

Bridgemere garden world, Nantwich, Bridgemere, Nantwich, UK

Bridgemere Garden World

Harthill Adventure Park is a Mountain Board and Bike Park nestled in 23 acres of stunning Cheshire countryside.

Hales Superbowl Mountain boarding, Tattenhall

Hampton, Malpas 

Hampton Springs Fly Fishery

Walks, canal, and cafe

Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13

Shropshire Union Canal -Grindley Brook

2 miles

Walks and views over West Cheshire and the Welsh Hills

Sandstone Trail

3 miles

Sandstone Trail, Tarporley, UK

Sandstone Trail

Arts and crafts workshop

Cheshire Candle Workshops

10 miles

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream, Newton Ln, Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

12 miles

Walks, horse riding, visitors centre, railway. Go Ape forest rope course.

Delemere Forest

Go Ape, Delemere Forest

15 miles

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham

Chirk Castle

18 miles

Country House & Gardens


15 miles

RAF Cosford

34 miles

UK Joint forces helicopter training school

RAF Shawbury

18 miles

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre

15.5 miles

Skydive, Tilstock Freefall Club

Tilstock/Prees Airfield

7 miles

Farm shop, events, wild swimming

Alderford Lake

5 miles

English Heritage - Dramatically sited medieval castle

Beeston Castle

12 miles

Peckforton Hills

9.5 miles

National Trust

Bickerton Hills

7.5 miles

Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens.

Glamping Pods in Rural Cheshire

Old Malpas Rd, Whitchurch, UK


Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens. (4.5 miles)

Bickerton Hills & Peckforton Hills (7.5 and 9.5 miles)

Beeston Castle (12 miles)

Alderford (5 miles)

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

Jodrell Bank (36 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)

The 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)

Bridgemere Garden Centre (19 miles)

Arley Hall, Northwich (32 miles)

Tatton Park (34 miles)

Chester Zoo (19.5 miles)

Hawkstone Follies (13 miles)

Bolesworth  (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.

Please contact us before booking if travelling by public transport as we are not on a bus route.