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...

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...

Halton Miniature Railway

Known throughout the world to all enthusiasts, this miniature railway line is staffed by volunteers. It has a track gauge of 7 1/4 inches, and operates a passenger service every Sunday afternoon throughout the year running through a small part of Town Park, the 10...

Moore Nature Reserve

Moore Nature Reserve is situated between Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey. It offers five large lakes surrounded by 200 acres of woodland, meadows and wetland with paths and bird hides. Its habitats provide a home for a variety of mammals, insects,...

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...

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park holds the coveted Green Flag Award.  It offers a wide range of play activities for people of all ages and abilities. For the more energetic, why not try your hand at rock climbing on the boulder or test your skills on the skatepark that has three...

Runcorn Hill

Originally a busy, sandstone quarry producing the stone for building works as far apart as Liverpool Cathedral and New York Harbour, Runcorn Hill is now a Green Flag Award winning local nature reserve with 32 hectares of natural landscapes and formal grounds. These...

Runcorn Town Hall Park

Runcorn Town Hall Park is set within formal gardens, meadows and woodland. It is regularly used by local residents for dog walking and informal sporting activities. There is a children’s playground and the large open grass area for a variety of events and...

The Brindley

The Brindley is a multi award winning theatre and arts centre. It is the main centre for art and entertainment in Halton. It comprises of a 420 seat theatre, 108 seat studio, cinema, gallery, craft displays, workshop space and terrace café overlooking the Bridgewater...

Town Park

Set in the middle of Runcorn, the Town Park is an oasis of greenery amid the surrounding housing estates. There are lots of well marked paths to explore so it’s great for a walk with the family or just you and the dog! The Bridgewater Canal borders the Town...

Wigg Island

Wigg Island is a Green Flag Award winner and was officially opened on 19th April 2002 by the Mayor of Halton and popular bird watching celebrity Bill Oddie. Bill’s comments summed up the occasion when he said, “It’s a beauty; it’s great to have...