Lovely Cheshire hotel with leisure facilities! – 4 star – Chester

A stunning grade II listed building in landscaped gardens situated in Cranage near Knutsford, this four star lovely Cheshire hotel with leisure facilities is tastefully decorated with all guest rooms en-suite and including coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary toiletries and television. The onsite restaurant is open through till lunch, with a smaller snack menu available in the evenings. Leisure facilities include a gym, indoor pool, sauna, spa and tennis facilities whilst a fully equipped business centre takes care of those working away.

In nearby Knutsford, you’ll find the spectacular Tatton Park, home to 1,000 acres of deer park, a rare breed farm, children’s play areas and landscaped gardens fit for a king. The park also hosts various events throughout the year, including the Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Christmas Gift Fair and Lambing Fortnight at the farm. Pick up some fabulous souvenirs in the Stableyard, selling gourmet food hampers, jewelry and home ware. The Gardener’s Cottage overlooking the walled gardens and orchard, serves fresh produce for traditional lunches and afternoon tea.

With Manchester so close, spend the day exploring this Northern capital, whether you want to shop till you drop at the Trafford Centre, take a tour of Manchester City Football Club or explore the Christmas markets. The city also has an array of first class restaurants, including Venetian restaurant Cicchetti known for its delicious seafood dishes and Damson, which prides itself on using only the finest ingredients. For a family night out, All Star Lanes is the bowling destination! Enjoy American cuisine at the onsite restaurant with dishes such as freshly prepared lobster and gourmet burgers and indulge in some cocktails to fire up your competitive side!

The Cheshire countryside is one of the main lures of holidaying in this picturesque county. With a few stables to choose from, families and couples can enjoy horseback riding, or hire mountain bikes to explore the wild terrain of the Peak District. Thrill seekers will love the Go Ape experience in Delamere Forest whilst those visiting the historic city of Chester may wish to take a boat trip along the River Dee. Golf enthusiasts will have a few courses to pick from, including the Knutsford Golf Club and Heyrose Golf Club. For a unique day out, Cheshire Falconry is home to over 60 birds of prey and gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about these majestic creatures. Watch them soar through the sky, or have a go at handling them yourself with a hands-on flying experience.