There is so much to see and do in and around Cheshire. From historic listed mansions to wonderful walks in the Peak District, Goose Green Farm is ideally situated for you to discover the whole county.
Goose Green Farm is a working Beef farm that boasts some of the most spectacular panoramic views of Cheshire. No matter what the season it offers great walks and adventures for young and old. The well-maintained woodland paths make it an ideal location to relax, breath in the fresh air and enjoy the Cheshire countryside.
A great place to start is visitcheshire.com. It’s a one-stop-shop for all of the things to see and do in Cheshire.
We’ve also compiled a few of our favourite places. The following are just a few of the local attractions that are all within a short drive of Goose Green Farm. Some are even right next door! There are also a few suggestions of Places to Eat close by.
Let us know if you find somewhere that we’ve not mentioned and we’ll make sure we add it so that other guests can enjoy your discovery.
Places to Visit
A tranquil wooded garden, surrounded by historic parkland, with a delightful walled garden at its heart. Enjoy Charles Brocklehurst’s informal garden as it comes alive in spring; snowdrops, narcissi and cyclamen lead the way and are soon followed by the …..Read More
Alderley Edge is a dramatic sandstone ridge with impressive views over the Cheshire plain towards Manchester and to the hills of Cheshire’s Peak District. The broad ridge top is well wooded with Scots pine and beech trees. There is historic …..Read More
Cheshire’s got the lot for cycling holidaymakers – flat routes for eating up the miles, exhilarating hills for the energetic, tarmac, tracks and tow-paths, quiet lanes and bustling market towns, and a calendar’s-worth of scenery, from woods and pasture to miles of moor. All in all, an …..Read More
Capesthorne Hall is a country house near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, England. The house and its private chapel were built in the early 18th century, replacing an earlier hall and chapel nearby. They were built to Neoclassical designs by William Smith and (probably) his …..Read More
A lived-in historic house, Gawsworth Hall is owned, run and much loved by the Richards family. With a covered theatre auditorium, Gawsworth offers events ranging from Shakespeare to comedy and rock concerts. Built in 1480, here lived Mary Fitton, Dark …..Read More
Quarry Bank Mill
One of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites, home to a complete industrial community. In 1783 Samuel Greg, a wealthy local industrialist, seized the opportunity to take advantage of the desperate need for the expansion and industrialisation of the cotton industry. …..Read More
Macclesfield is known as Treacletown, referring to the centuries-old accident when a horse-drawn wagon overturned, spilling its cargo of Treacle onto the cobbles. The Treacle Market is a chance to find gorgeous things on Macclesfield’s streets once again – Just …..Read More
Macclesfield Forest is a working forest located in the east of Cheshire close to Macclesfield and Langley and Wildboarclough Villages. The forest is owned by United Utilities and has four reservoirs of which two provide drinking water to nearby Macclesfield …..Read More
Macclesfield is famous for its once thriving silk industry, commemorated in the Silk Museum. There are various reasons why the silk industry flourished in Macclesfield but it all began with a cottage industry making buttons. Macclesfield buttons were initially covered …..Read More
Jodrell Bank is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world-famous grade 1 listed Lovell Radio Telescope. In 1945 Bernard Lovell was a physicist at the University of Manchester and he was looking for cosmic ray showers – …..Read More
Lyme Park is a large estate located south of Disley, Cheshire. The estate is managed by the National Trust and consists of a mansion house surrounded by formal gardens, in a deer park in the Peak District National Park. The …..Read More
Tatton Park is a historic estate in Cheshire, England, north of the town of Knutsford. It contains a mansion, Tatton Hall, a medieval manor house, Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park Gardens, a farm and a deer park of 2,000 acres. …..Read More
Chester Zoo is a huge attraction, not just in Cheshire but in the UK as a whole and is a world-renowned zoo and rare breed breeding centre. Chester Zoo was opened in 1931 by George Mottershead and his family. It …..Read More
Chester is a walled cathedral city on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Chester offers plenty of shops, parks, cinemas, a cathedral. You can even walk around the ancient Roman walls which encircle the old part of …..Read More
Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character; Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK right now where everybody and anybody is very warmly welcomed. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial …..Read More
The Legh Arms
A charming country pub in Prestbury Village serving local food and ales.
Very local to Goose Green Farm. This lovely pub, run by the Brunning & Price group, offers fresh local food and ales.