There is so much to see and do during your stay at Elm Cottage Touring Park. From Oulton Park race circuit on our doorstep to historical houses and gardens; to craft, antique centres and museums or enjoy some of the adventure trails or aquatic sports, as well as just taking in the beautiful Cheshire countryside.

Visit Cheshire

Visit Cheshire

Quarry Bank Mill

Quarry Bank Mill

Oulton Park

Oulton Park

Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank

Crocky Trails

Crocky Trails

Go Ape

Go Ape

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift

Bolesworth Castle

Bolesworth Castle

Local Pubs & Restaurants:

Egerton Arms – A family run FreeHouse in Little Budworth. Our favourite pub and a lovely 25-min walk away. Dogs and children very welcome and the food is amazing!

Pesto, Cabbage Hall, Tarporley – A modern inn serving a traditional Italian menu of small plates

The Fox and Barrel – Hand-pulled ales and daily changing menus in a white-washed country pub with an airy dining area

The Fishpool Inn – Rustic venue adorned with quirky animal paintings, serving pizza cooked in a wood stone oven

The Red Lion – Former coaching inn offering a bar, pub grub and 4 laid-back rooms with free breakfast

The Shrewsbury Arms – Our closest pub, serving a traditional pub grub menu and lighter snacks in a beamed interior

Things to do nearby:

TouristNet UK, activities in Cheshire – online directory for tourism in the UK

Anderton Boat Lift – The Cathedral of Canals – the world’s first and the UK’s only working boat lift

Arley Hall & Gardens – A 2,000 acre estate with stunning gardens and impressive Victorian country house

Beeston Castle & Woodland Park – Medieval ruins standing 500ft above the Cheshire plain

Blakemere Craft Centre – Variety of shops set around an Edwardian stable block and cobbled courtyard

Blue Planet Aquarium – Giant aquarium attraction with sharks and other sea-creatures

Bolesworth Castle – Known for its equestrian and music events with country displays and kids activities

Bridgemere Garden World – Britain’s biggest garden centre

Bunbury Water Mill – Restored and working 19th century water mill producing stone flour

Busy Bus – Award-winning mini bus tours and sightseeing excursions from Chester

Carfest North – CarFest North will be moving to its new home, the beautiful Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire.

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre – Science centre and museum devoted to chemistry

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream – Award-winning ice cream made on the farm in Tattenhall

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet – 120 shops selling designer labels at discount prices

Chester Zoo – The UK’s number one zoo with over 7000 animals to see

Cholmondeley Castle – The romantic mock castle – a product of the early 19th century

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre – Shire horses and a fantastic selection of British birds and animals

Crewe Heritage Centre is a railway museum located in Crewe

Crocky Trail – Outdoor adventure trail with loads of activities along the way

Dagfields Crafts and Antiques Centre – Five giant antiques emporiums as well as craft shops and restaurants

Davenports Farm Shop, Florists & Tea Room – Local produce and great tasting organic fine food made in Cheshire

Delamere Forest – Delamere is a place for families to let off steam, escape the crowds and find peace in the heart of the forest.

Delamere Bikes Cycle Hire – Hire a bike and explore the beauty of Delamere Forest

Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station – Restored working Edward pumping station in Northwich

Gawsworth Hall – Beautiful historic manor house family owned and run

Go Ape – Award-winning high wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, swings and slides

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker – Experience the Cold War at one of the countries best preserved bunker

Jodrell Bank Observatory – Home of the Lovell Radio Telescope the most recognisable symbol of science

Lady Heyes Craft Centre – One of Cheshire’s leading attractions with an award-winning crafts centre

Lion Salt Works – Restored 19th century salt works captures Cheshire’s industrial heritage

Little Moreton Hall – Iconic black and white Tudor house craftsmanship at it’s finest

Manley Mere – Fun family day out with sail sports adventure trail, bar & restaurant

Nantwich Museum – Home of the history of the ancient South Cheshire market town

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port – Explore the former canal port and experience life aboard the boats

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens – Runcorn’s award-winning museum, walled garden & extensive woodland

Oulton Park Motor Racing Circuit – Widely acknowledged as the most picturesque race circuit in the country

Port Sunlight Village – Purpose built by Lord Leverhulme/William Hesketh in 1888 for their employees

Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate – Cotton mill with working machinery, restored Apprentice House, workers village & estate

The National Trust – The National Trust looks after the places you love, from houses, buildings & gardens to coast & countryside

Silk Museum – The UK’s premier silk attraction telling the definitive story of silk

Snugburys Ice Cream Farm – Ice cream made with a commitment to quality in a rural setting

Stapeley Angling & Outdoor Centre – Carp, Course, Match Predator and Specialist Fishing Tackle

Stockley Farm – Award-winning organic family run 750 acre farm set on the Arley Estate

Stonyford Cottage Gardens & Nursery – Specialist plant, nursery, garden & tea room

Tatton Park – Mansion and Tudor Old Hall as well as parkland, gardens and a working farm

Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse – Full of displays and tales of the history and industry of west Cheshire

Visit Cheshire – the official online guide to help you to plan the perfect short break in Cheshire

Local Transport:

Park & Ride Chester
 – Whether you’re a regular commuter, shopper, visitor or one time day tripper, the Park & Ride service provides a great way to travel to & from Chester city centre. The park & ride is 20-mins drive from our site.

Traveline North West – Timetables and journey planner for all bus, rail, coach, air and ferry services in the North West

Useful Links:

A&E Leisure
 – Caravan and motorhome service, repair and accessories

Leisure Sales Caravans – North West premier destination for new and used caravans

Spinney Motorhomes – Friendly one-stop-shop for your motorhome and caravan needs