Cheshire

Properties and events in Cheshire

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A Gallivant Around Orford Park

Orford Park Library, Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, Jubilee Way, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8HE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for a heritage walk around Orford Park and its environs to discover more about the history of this important town centre green space. Learn about the prehistoric Orford axe and the true story of John Blackburne's ghostly pineapple!

A Railway Town and its Park: Victorian Foresight

The Bowls Pavilion, Queens Park, Victoria Avenue, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 7SE
In person
Pre-booking not required

To reflect on the words at the Park's dedication: "A Park to provide pleasure and happiness to the community for generations to come." Richard Moon, 1887.

A step back in time at St Paul's Church

St. Pauls Centre, Hightown, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 3BY
In person
Pre-booking not required

An opportunity to join our knowledgeable guides to tour the historic and splendid St Paul’s Church. Our baptism, wedding and funeral service archives will be available to view, with original drawings of the first building plans for the church.

Accessible journeys: Discover the canals on the Mary Sunley

Nelson Pit Car Park, Lyme Road, Higher Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1TH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a special Heritage Open Days event celebrating the theme of Routes, Networks, and Connections with a scenic canal boat tour of the Poynton Canal aboard the fully accessible Mary Sunley.

Advertising communication through the ages, from travel to telephones

Unit 14, Adswood Industrial Estate, Adswood Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK3 8LF
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Our Heritage Open Day event will focus on the role of print advertising in promoting means of communication from the very earliest days, in such areas as transport, wired and wireless communication and everything sent by post.

An intriguing Ghost Walk around Historic Knutsford

Royal George Building, Regent Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6GR
In person
Pre-booking required

As the mist rises from Knutsford's moor, you will follow your guide to experience some of the most bizarre and unusual paranormal events ever to occur in Knutsford

Beating the Bounds of Greasby

Mill Lane, Greasby, Cheshire, CH49 3NG
In person
Pre-booking required

Whilst bathed in late summer sunshine and surrounded by hedgerow fruits and berries, we will walk the entire perimeter of the township of Greasby, exploring the natural features which determined its course and the many clues to the lives of past

Bebington Cemetery Guided History Walk

Town Lane, Bebington, Cheshire, CH63 5JF
In person
Pre-booking required

Bebington Cemetery was opened in 1868, following a population increase.

Behind the Curtain at Poynton Players Theatre

Poynton Players Amateur Dramatic Society, Poynton Theatre, George's Road West, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1JY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Experience the magic of Poynton Players theatre from behind the scenes at this open afternoon.

Behind the Scenes Tours: Crewe Station

Crewe Railway Station, Nantwich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 6HR
In person
Pre-booking required

Join Avanti West Coast for a behind-the-scenes tour of Crewe Station.

Behind the Scenes Tours: The Lyceum Theatre

Crewe Lyceum, Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DA
In person
Pre-booking required

Go behind-the-scenes at Cheshire’s historic theatre. You’ll explore the Grade II listed auditorium and go backstage to see areas normally only open to performers!

Bidston Community Archaeology

Tam O Shanter Urban Farm, 25 Boundary Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH43 7PD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Excavation of the Pig Field Site commenced in 2011 to learn about the people who lived and worked on this land.

Bidston Lighthouse

Bidston Lighthouse, Wilding Way, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7RA
In person
Pre-booking required

Guided tours of Bidston Lighthouse and Telegraph Station.

Bidston Observatory Artistic Research Centre Events

Bidston Observatory, Wilding Way, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7RA
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover an observatory that was built in 1866 Bidston Observatory on one of our guided tours.

Bidston Windmill

Bidston Hill, Vyner Road North, Bidston, Cheshire, CH43 7PD
In person
Pre-booking not required

A brick-built tower mill used for grinding corn from 1800 until 1875.

Birkenhead Park Heritage Walks

Birkenhead Park Pavilion, Park Drive, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH41 4HY
In person
Pre-booking required

Start and Finish at Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre. Walk takes about 1½ hours.

Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower

Birkenhead Priory, Priory Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, CH41 5JH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Birkenhead Priory is a nearly 900 year old Scheduled Ancient Monument and home to the oldest standing building on Merseyside. The first ferry across the Mersey began here with the Benedictine monks from 1150. Explore our Chapter

Booths Hall, Booths Mere and ruins of St Helena’s chapel

Booths Hall, Booths Patk, Off Chelford Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8GS
In person
Pre-booking required

Tour of Booths Hall and business park followed by a circular walk to St Helena’s ruins, returning via Booths Mere.

Building of Bromborough Pool

1 The Green, Bromborough Pool, Wirral, Cheshire, CH62 4TT
In person
Pre-booking required

Autism Together will be facilitating guided and self-guided tours of Bromborough Pool Village and opening up its heritage buildings to visitors,

Byrne Avenue Baths Heritage Tours

Byrne Avenue Baths, Byrne Avenue, Rock Ferry, Cheshire, CH42 4PQ
In person
Pre-booking required

A fully guided tour of the 1930’s Art Deco style Byrne Avenue Baths begins outside this Grade II listed building with a historical and architectural background to the Baths.