Cheshire's cultural and industrial heritage is rich and varied. Delve into the areas' history and visit a variety of attractions and discover why Cheshire is synonymous with many industries including salt, silk, cotton, and pottery. Cheshire is known for its rural villages of half-timbered and local red sandstone buildings and for its Industrial Revolution heritage. History and industry go hand in hand in this canal rich area of North West England.
With visits to the World of Wedgwood and Quarry Bank you will experience two of the most important industries, Pottery and Textiles respectively, that brought riches to the area and transformed the North West during the industrial revolution.
The Anderton Boat Lift is a great place to visit to see something a little different. Built by Edwin Clark in 1875 to lift cargo boats 50 feet in the air from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal. With time to relax as well as taking in the local history you will experience all that this part of England is famous for.