Daresbury Village, the birthplace of famous author, Lewis Carroll

Daresbury Village is a picturesque place and it’s well worth spending a few hours here just wandering around. The village is situated in the lovely Cheshire countryside and is renowned as the birth place of Lewis Carroll who wrote the famous children’s...

Hale Duck Decoy

One of Halton’s important historic sites is the ancient Duck Decoy in Hale Village. It has been restored for use as a nature reserve with assistance from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Owned by Hale Estates, it is an important Scheduled Ancient Monument. Believed to...

Halton Castle

  Halton Castle is one of only two surviving Norman castles in Cheshire. It stands on a prominent rocky hill overlooking the River Mersey. Standing above Halton Village, it is clear that must have been chosen for its “elevated position and excellent...

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

Norton Priory in Runcorn has been a centre for the community since 1134. Today it provides a breath-taking historical setting and thriving natural environment which all ages can enjoy together.   Further Information Norton Priory...