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Visiting Cheshire in the UK
Cheshire is actually situated in the northwest of England adjacent to Merseyside, Greater Manchester, and it has many tourist destinations such as the following.
The Delights of Chester
Perhaps the most visited city in Cheshire is the old Roman fort settlement of Chester. Now a bustling, tourist attraction it is one of the few remaining intact walled cities in the UK. Apart from a short stretch of 100 metres, the whole of the wall still survives today. It has many medieval buildings and is well-known for the black and white Victorian architecture in the city centre. At the heart of the city are the Chester Rows which feature unique two-storey covered walkways containing quaint shops and pubs. These Rows date back to medieval times and are well worth a visit if only to see the Eastgate Clock. This ornate structure dating from 1899 is located above the gate to the original fort.
Other Places to Visit in Cheshire
There are many other tourist attractions in Cheshire such as Tatton Park near Knutsford. It features a medieval manor house, the extensive landscaped Tatton Gardens and a deer park of 2000 acres. It is owned by the National Trust.
Cholmondeley Castle and Gardens is a classic English country house dating from the 12th century. It features a grand park and open gardens which are grade two listed with English Heritage.
Lyme Park Estate near Disley is famous for being the largest country house in Cheshire. It is managed by the National Trust and is a grade one listed building.
Visit Cheshire Tourist Information Centre to find details of the above and so much more.