Author: The Guide Cheshire

Staycations can be an excellent way to escape the city and get away from the endless crowds and shopping madness of the holidays. Our Christmas cottage guide for Cheshire starts here, as we journey across the county to find the best cottages for Christmas in the countryside. Take a look at the gorgeous Sandhole cottages off Sandhole Lane in Frodsham, which are nestled in the picturesque Cheshire countryside on a working equestrian centre. You might even want to enjoy a relaxing staycation during the days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. There are a variety of unique holiday cottages to choose…

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There is a new magical trail through a festive forest at Delamere Forest in the run-up to Christmas. Delamere Forest after dark has a new illuminated trail that will take families through a festive forest to enjoy the season. Delamere Forest is a large forest situated in Cheshire’s village of Delamere. There are 972 hectares in the woodland managed by Forestry England, making it the county’s largest woodland area. A brand new magical Christmas twinkling lights trail awaits you at Cheshire’s Delamere Forest Enjoy the beauty of brilliantly lighted tunnels, giant baubles, and trees flecked with jewel-like colours as you…

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Winter has arrived and our county boasts many beautiful nature areas and activities to help you switch off and be at one with nature. You might find that forest bathing is just what you need, whether you want to spend more time with family and friends or would like to learn about and experience connecting with nature. Enjoy a forest bath this winter at Tatton Park, nestled beneath one of the garden’s most precious trees, and find out why it’s so popular. A forest bath is an experience in which you are fully immersed in the forest atmosphere. Forest baths…

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Theatre Company Against The Grain will present “Mr Dumpling”, by playwright and company founder Mark Newman, at The Live Rooms in Chester for the first time. The play, which is produced by the acclaimed Forum Studio Theatre production of “Glorious” and by Chester Little Theatre, where “Small Tales” is a sellout is described as twisted and dark and is scheduled to take place at The Live Rooms Chester from Monday 29th November – Wednesday 1st December at 7.30 pm. Paul Crofts, a co-founder of the company, spoke about the play: “Mr Dumpling” is about a middle-aged man who returns to…

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We’re here to recap this year’s Cheshire Fashion Week opening night in pictures by some of Cheshire’s best photographers, held at Inchcape Jaguar Chester. Featuring performances by JSKY, fancy Jaguar F-TYPE cars, the hottest trends, Cheshire’s most stylish models as shows in Chester have come to a close.Credits: Kevin Scullion, Taken By Tara,  Lucy And The Lens, Take 2 Photography and Moments Photography

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Winter has arrived and ‘Cheshire Fashion Week’ is returning to Chester. Having survived the pandemic, Cheshire will be the first county in the North to host Fashion Week in its traditional sense. This year’s Cheshire Fashion Week will bring fashion brands, models and beauty professionals from all over the UK to Chester. At this annual event, fashion brands, independent boutiques, and designers from across the industry will showcase their fall/winter collections at the Chester Cathedral and Jaguar car showrooms from November 05th to November 06th 2021. During Cheshire Fashion Week, independent retailers showcase how consumers can achieve runway-like looks at…

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The zoo’s tenth annual event gives event attendees the opportunity to experience an after-hours tour in the dark as they walk through spectacular illuminations and colourful lanterns, intersecting with enchanting costumed characters along the way. Several new elements will be featured at this year’s festivities, including illuminated orangutans, butterflies, caterpillars, and wolves as well as an enchanting light show dedicated to the zoo’s 90th birthday, which explores its history. Photo: The Lanterns, Chester Zoo Conservationists at the UK’s most popular zoo say that the event will support the zoo’s crucial work as a wildlife conservation charity and will help with…

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A leading Northern Ireland garden lifestyle business has opened its first retail outlet in Cheshire, bringing the total number of garden lifestyle stores run by Hillmount, a fourth-generation family-owned firm, to four. Hillmount Cheshire, opened by the Mercer family, represents a £500,000 investment and will create five new jobs for the local area. Speaking about locating the newest member of the Hillmount family of garden centres in England, Robin Mercer, Managing Director of Hillmount, said: “The past 18 months have provided us with challenges and opportunities the likes of which we have not witnessed before. The timing to expand into…

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The climax of the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships delivered spectators the opportunity to view the stars of today and tomorrow, in all their glory. The five-day show concluded with highlights featuring a thrilling World Ranking Al Shira’aa Grand Prix battle, and impressive young horse Championship Finals with the Windmill Farm Estate 6-year-old and Al Shira’aa 7 -year-old 2021 Champions crowned. Ninety-nine combinations from the week’s qualifying classes were brought forward for the first round, giving them the chance to secure a ticket to the FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken (BEL), plus a share of…

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Chester Magistrates’ Court has sentenced the owner of a restaurant for violating food safety and hygiene laws. Mahendra Bhimji Gohil (68), owner of the vegetarian restaurant Chai Station in Chester at 91 Brook Street, has been found guilty of food safety and hygiene offences at the Chester Magistrates’ Court. A vegetarian Indian & vegan restaurant boasts of being the only one of its kind in Chester, where guests can enjoy the flavours of India and spicy food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Photo Facebook: Chai station vegetarian vegan restaurant On Monday, 23 August, Mahendra Bhimji Gohil (68), owner of the…

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