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Local Attractions

Details of some of the local attractions 

The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn

01270 820322

The Swan is a small and traditional country pub, with old fashioned values and good beers, all in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

The Hand and Trumpet

The Hand and Trumpet in Wrinehill

Next to Betley, is a beautiful (though we say it ourselves) country pub. 01270 820 048

The Hand and Trumpet

The Crown Inn,Wrinehill

A true award winning country freehouse in the picturesque village of Wrinehill situated near Crewe and Nantwich on the border of Staffordshire and Cheshire. We promise you a warm welcome, six real ales, legendary home cooked food and in the cooler months a roaring fire!

‘The Crown Inn’ is situated in the small village of Wrinehill near to Betley, 6 miles to the south of Crewe and Nantwich and 6 miles to the north of Newcastle-Under-Lyme. Wrinehill itself is located on the A531 which links the A500 (junction 16 M6) to North Staffordshire. The pub is situated just off the A531 and is well signposted from the main road.

The Hand and Trumpet

Betley Village Post Office And Shop

Hi from Caroline and Paul, the new proprietors of your village shop.
Paul was a traditional butcher so we are bringing along fresh meats, traditional handmade sausages; Caroline is a great baker – so we will be introducing takeaway sandwiches and coffees along with freshly baked goods including homemade scones and croissants. We will be using local suppliers where applicable along with some suppliers previously used in the Farm Shop. So far we have introduced Chapman’s fresh frozen fish range, Grapevine – nuts, dried fruits, baking ingredients and some naughty sweet treats such as Chocolate Brazils, the famous Mrs Darlington’s Jams and Chutneys from Crewe, some great Free range extra large eggs along with an extended range of Chatwins breads, cakes to follow soon. All already going down well.
We have arranged to stock – Joseph Heler – Cheeses and Butters from just 7 miles away, local fruits and vegetables, Grandma Wilds – a lovely range of luxury cakes and biscuits, Original cake company – a traditional slab fruit cake and flapjacks, upgrading the wine selection, Hand raised Pork pies from Powells of Whitchurch and much more.
We will of course be keeping the Post Office, lottery, newspapers and a range of confectionery and a convenience range and adding to these.
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QUAD BIKE TREKKING

QUAD BIKE TREKKING AND QUAD BIKING AT OUR NEW VENUE – RED HALL FARM

CALL US NOW to experience the ULTIMATE Quad Biking adventure at the NORTH WEST’S LARGEST and BEST Quad Bike course! At over 6 miles long Red Hall Farm Quad course has the space to ensure you enjoy your experience. Catering for ages 15 and above.

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Emma Bridgewater

Visit the Emma Bridgewater factory and see the traditional skills and craftsmanship that goes into every piece of Emma Bridgewater pottery.

Our shops, café and decorating studio are now open.

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Explore Off-Road

Explore Off-Road is based on the Cheshire/Staffordshire border, around five minutes from junction 16 of the M6 motorway. We specialise in the provision of off-road driver training for commercial organisations, private individuals, and corporate groups, while also operating exciting off-road driving experiences.
Our off-road sites are designed to be challenging but safe, and instructor supervision is maintained at all times during your visit. All of our instructors have more than 40 years’ experience of handling off-road vehicles, so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.

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Gladstone Pottery Museum

The Gladstone Shop sells a wide range of gifts you won’t find on the High Street, including ceramics made and decorated at the museum.

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Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Drama, musicals, comedy and pantomime in an Edwardian auditorium with fancy gilt plasterwork.

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The Regent Theatre

Constructed in 1929 as a cinema, the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent is a number one touring venue. Since re-opening, following a £23 million development of the city centre, it has played host to War Horse, Mamma Mia! and Jersey Boys.

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Alton Towers

Escape to our Theme Park & Resort, perfect for thrill seekers and families, with amazing themed hotels, Waterpark and Spa. Best price guarantee online.

Monkey Forest

Trentham Monkey Forest

Walk with monkeys…

Trentham Monkey Forest is unique in the UK, the only place you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques! Set in a beautiful Staffordshire woodland, the forest is home to 140 free-roaming monkeys – the endangered Barbary macaque. Wander along the 3/4 of a mile visitor pathway and watch the monkey antics unfold in front of you.

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

 

We’re the UK’s most visited zoo with over 15000 animals and 500 different species. We’re open daily from 10am with free parking.

Chester Zoo

Snugburys

 

Chris and Cheryl started making ice cream over 30 years ago in their Cheshire Farmhouse kitchen. Good news must travel fast as today over 300,000 people visit us here at Snugburys each year to sample our famous ice cream! Now run by sisters Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Snugburys is one of the UK’s most renowned landmarks to enjoy a delicious ice cream. Snugburys is also sold to many top tourist destinations, farm shops, restaurants and pubs.

Chester Zoo

Nantwich

 

Nantwich is a medieval market town with a modern edge.  Situated on the banks of the River Weaver, Nantwich is famous for the medieval timbered buildings dotted around the town. Stroll through the atmospheric streets and visit for bijoux boutiques, antiques dealers and contemporary craft shops.  Nantwich also hosts the International Cheese Awards, a prestigious event that celebrates the finest cheeses known to man.