Details of some of the local attractions
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.
Trentham is a special place. 725 acres of spectacular natural beauty and home to award-winning Gardens, glorious ancient Woodland, a unique outdoor shopping village, events galore and so much more.
From the tranquillity of the garden and wildlife walks to the wonder of the Monkey Forest and the thrill of Treetop Adventures, there really is something for everyone at Trentham.
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.
National Memorial Arboretum
Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone’s comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We strongly recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry.
The Arboretum welcomes over 300,000 visitors to site each year, including over 20,000 young people for formal and informal learning visits. Visitors can enjoy discovering almost 400 memorials nestled amongst some 25,000 trees, experience riverside walks and participate in a wide variety of daily activities: guided walks, land train tours, memorial talks, exhibitions and buggy tours.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.