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5 Places to visit in Northwich Cheshire

I have lived in Cheshire for almost 10 years now and I love it here. It is quiet and peaceful, with a laid back approach to life, which is how I like it. Northwich is a small town in the Cheshire county. It is a peaceful place to explore and live in, which is why it was named as one of the best places to leave in the UK by The Sunday Times. If you have had the opportunity to visit Northwich, you would know why this little town is a rare gem. I discovered the lovely place back in 2010 and although it was so different from what I was used to back then, I knew there was something special about the town.

 

 

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Here are some fun places to visit in Northwich, Cheshire –

 

Delamere Forest

We have had the opportunity to visit Delamere Forest and the twins really enjoyed it. They really loved the Gruffalo Trail in the forest. They enjoyed following the signs on the trail and discovering the characters. It is a fun place to visit if you are around the Northwich area. You can easily spend the whole day here with your family.

Delamere Forest that would interest both adults and children. If you are into being outdoors, exploring nature, Delamere Forest would be a great place to visit. It is one of the top 10 places to visit in Northwich on the Trip Advisor website and and the general reviews are fab.

 

Northwich Memorial Court

Northwich Memorial Court is another replace worth visiting in the town. It is a brand new leisure and entertainment centre, home to 2 swimming pools and a 95 station gym. You can exercise, swim, rent a hall for a party or yoga here. There are usually loads of shows/activities going on in Northwich Memorial Court on weekly basis. The centre has completely changed Northwich for the better.

 

Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Garden is a beautiful garden in Northwich. It is another Cheshire tourist attraction worth exploring. It is one of the most attractive stately homes in the North West, which is why it is a popular filming location. Peaky Blinders, The Voice, Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and many more TV shows have been filmed at Arley Hall & Gardens. It is truly a tourist gem. We love it!

 

Lion Salt Works

Lion Salt Works is a tourist attraction that tells the story behind the salt making industry in Northwich. I think it is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area and you are interested in the history of the town. You can easily spend about 2 hours here exploring the amazing museum.

 

Barons Quay Shopping Centre

Barons Quay Shopping Centre is home to Odeon Cinema, Costa, H&M, Asda, Sports Direct and other shops. It is a beautiful new shopping centre and we love visiting it. The stunning design of Barons Quay catches my attention every time I visit. It is clear a lot of thought was put in while designing the shopping centre.

 

So these are my top 5 places to visit in Northwich. What do you think of these places? Have you visited any of these tourist attractions in Northwich? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week ahead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finding The Best Restaurants While Visiting NYC

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When you go out for a meal with family and friends you want to pick somewhere which will offer you more than something which is merely tasty. You should make the most of the experience and seek to try new foods and different cultures. After all, if you prepare a certain dish in your home, then why eat it when you leave the house? If you are visiting one of the many restaurants in NYC, then it undoubtedly means that you are going to be spending your money, and so you want to be spending it on something which is worthwhile; something memorable and enjoyable – something which you will be telling people about at work the next day.

 

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Food Food Food

First and foremost, why not try food from a different country and experience a different culture? A lot of people shy away from trying something new because they automatically assume that they won’t like it. For instance, when it comes to Indian food, people assume that everything is spicy and suited to those who have a taste for all things hot. However, there are some fantastic dishes for those who like something milder, such as korma and pasanda. And these milder dishes aren’t just related to the main course, there are the likes of poppadoms and the cool fresh cucumber dip raita as well. After all, a restaurant’s menu will be suited to encompass dishes for all different taste buds and thus you are bound to find something you like. 

 

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Dine in a fine restaurant

It goes without saying that when you visit a restaurant the main component you need to have a memorable night is succulent food. However, it is not the only factor that goes into creating a great culinary experience in one of the restaurants in NYC. Imagine if you had a delicious meal, but were sitting in a boring, uninspiring and dirty restaurant with rude staff – your evening would be memorable for all the wrong reasons. Therefore, to really ensure you pick somewhere which will make for an exciting evening, you need to consider the restaurant’s atmosphere. Read reviews on the internet and get a feel for what people have said about the restaurant and whether the experience was a pleasant one.

The atmosphere is something which again links to trying food from different cultures and countries. This is because the restaurant is bound to incorporate traditional styles and adornments. Therefore the evening is intriguing and interesting as you get to experience something new in excess of the food. This is why it is advisable to seek family run businesses as well, rather than big mass chains which use generic design settings. Also, take the time to look for special offers and menus. Some restaurants offer theater menus for those last minute Broadway tickets. You can easily hunt down deals and discounts online.  

All in all, when visiting one of the many restaurants in NYC you need to seek somewhere new, delicious and atmospheric in order to make it a night to remember.

 

The Best Family Road Trip Begins With A Plan

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With road trips representing 39% of US vacations, it comes as no surprise that British families are beginning to adopt the trend. Known for being a great way to spend time with your kids and hitting up all of the sights to see, road tripping is a great choice for many, no matter where you are in the world. However, if you’re thinking about taking your family on a road trip, having a plan beforehand can not only help the trip go more smoothly, but can ensure everyone will have a great time.

 

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Planning ahead

When it comes to planning the best family road trip possible, it’s important to start early. Making lists, packing, and deciding what car you’ll take is imperative to having a smooth trip – and you’re going to need time to plan everything just so. Depending on where you want to go and what you want to do and see, it’s important to do your research as early on as possible to make sure you’re informed of possible entry fees, rules, regulations and opening hours of the places you want to visit – after all, the last thing you want is to get a nasty surprise on the day of your trip.

Making sure you bring along everything you will need is a must, including clothes, blankets and snacks. While a simple checklist can ensure that you don’t forget anything, it’s important that you begin packing at least four days to a week before you embark, depending on how long your trip is. And when it comes to packing for the children, allowing them to bring a small bag of toys can be a great idea for entertainment along the way – an in-car DVD player is also a good thing to think about, especially if your trip will be on the longer side.

 

 

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The best places to go

On any road trip, it’s important to know where you’re headed – or at least know where you want to stop along the way. While there are many great places to visit, there are a few that really stand out when it comes to captivating the family, and can help give you some ideas when you’re mapping out a route.

Over an hour away from London, West Sussex is a great destination choice for any family planning a road trip this summer. Filled with history, West Sussex has plenty for your family to explore – including Arundel Castle – a restored castle from the medieval times. This trip is perfect for inquisitive children who like to learn, and is a great way for them to see a part of history in real life. However, if you’re looking for a more beachy road trip filled with swimming, fishing and the like, then look no further than a route through Cornwall, located in the southwest of Great Britain. This route is truly one with amazing scenery, as there is plenty to see and explore, from beaches to coastal trails. The seaside villages are a great stopping point, and allow for the perfect place to explore shops and restaurants.

Road trips can be a great vacation idea for any family – and planning one doesn’t have to be stressful. By planning and packing ahead of time and doing your research when mapping a route, you’ll be able to plan the perfect road trip that your family is sure to enjoy.

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