FoAM’s Christmas Decorations Workshop
15th Dec 2013
A chance to create some stunning decorations from natural materials ....
A White Christmas Mansion
Tatton Park Gardens
23rd Nov 2013 - 15th Dec 2013
Visit Tatton's White Christmas mansion, with the glittering garlands reminiscent of alpine scenes enjoyed by the Egerton family ....
Pedal Power Cycling Festival
11th May 2014
a 5-mile/8km cycle ride, starting and finishing in the town centre ....
Exhibition: Trapped in Time
Weaver Hall Museum
14th Sep 2013 - 12th Jan 2014
Discover 600 million years of fossils and look at whether mass extinction occurs every 26 million years .....
Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea
Davenports Farm Shop & Tea Rooms
30th Nov 2013 - 30th Dec 2013
Christmas at Davenports is a special occasion for not only do they dress up their shop with the Olde Worlde ....
Christmas Artisan (Food & Craft) Market with Taste Cheshire
Blakemere Craft Centre
14th Dec 2013 - 15th Dec 2013
Pop into Blakemere Village for a Festival Artisan Market ....
Arley Hall & Gardens
Arley Hall near Northwich
Getting to Arley Hall & Gardens
Why not leave the car at home and travel to Arley Hall & Gardens by public transport.
Visiting Arley by rail, bus and on foot will give you a taste of Cheshire’s unique heritage.
The Warrington Borough Council Route 45 service takes you direct from Northwich Railway Station to the quaint village of Great Budworth.
After alighting the bus you will walk past the old village pump, the stocks and the charming Church of St Mary’s and then out across the fields to Arley Hall & Gardens. You will even pass a welcoming Ice Cream Farm.
The walk is about 2.5 miles and will take about 40 minutes.
If you choose to go by taxi, the journey is just less than 7 miles from Northwich Railway Station and will take about 15 minutes under normal traffic conditions. From Hartord Railway Station it is 9.5 miles and will take about 20 minutes.
Northwich Railway Station is on the Mid Cheshire Line - a scenic route from Chester to Manchester via Knutsford, Altrincham and Stockport. Northern Rail operates this service.
From London and the South East take a Virgin Trains service to Stockport and change for Northwich.
From Birmingham and the West Midlands take a Virgin Trains service to Crewe, connect with a service to Chester then change for Northwich. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Gardens consider changing at Crewe and taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.
From Sheffield and South Yorkshire take a service to Stockport and change for Northwich.
From West Wales and Shrewsbury take the Arriva Trains Wales Manchester service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Gardens consider changing at Crewe and travelling to Hartford.
From North Wales take a Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales service to Chester and change for Northwich.
From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is served by Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station, take the East Midlands Trains Norwich service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Gardens consider taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.
The toolbar above provides the Rail Timetables and details of the Local Bus services you will need. You can also check out your trip from our Journey Planners.
The toolbar below gives you the Walking and Road routes you will need when visiting Arley Hall & Gardens by public transport.