Cheshire lies just above Wales in the North-West of England. Known for its rural villages and market towns, Cheshire is also home to many listed buildings, crumbly Cheshire cheese, Chester puddings and buns.

Visit the area for its stately homes and other visitor attractions.

Places to visit


Tatton Park, Alderley Edge, Beeston Castle, Chester Zoo, Little Moreton Hall (above).


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Lewis Carroll

Kate Long

Elizabeth Gaskell

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