Cheshire is a mostly rural county, with land separating the hills of the Peak District and North Wales which is known as the Cheshire Gap. It has a number of towns and villages.
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There are various reasons why renting has become more popular in recent years.
Renting also means you don’t have to worry about costly maintenance bills and you have more flexibility regarding where you live. More information about renting, letting agents and maps of the area can be found in Local Info in Cheshire.
Some of the local areas:
- Chester - A town rich full of history links to the ancient Romans
- Warrington - Home of Warrington Rugby League Club, Gullivers World children's theme park
- Widnes - Home of Widnes Vikings Rugby League Club.
Cheshire Live website provides accessibility information on each mode of transport in the area, as well as access guides, useful contacts and links to learn more. Whilst you’re here, local travel centres can help with information on getting around.
The main railway line through the county is the West Coast Main Line. Many trains call at Crewe (in the south of the county) and Warrington Bank Quay (in the north of the county) en route to London and Scotland, as well as Runcorn on the Liverpool branch of the WCML.
The major interchanges are:
- Crewe (the biggest station in Cheshire) for trains to London Euston and Scotland (via the WCML), Wales, The Midlands (Birmingham, Stoke and Derby) as well as suburban services to Manchester, Chester and Liverpool
- Warrington stations (Central and Bank Quay) for suburban services to Manchester, Chester and Liverpool and regional express services to North Wales, London, Scotland, Yorkshire, the East Coast and the East Midlands
- Chester for urban services (via Merseyrail) to Liverpool Central, suburban services to Manchester, Warrington, Wrexham and rural Cheshire and express services to Llandudno, Holyhead, Birmingham, the West Midlands, London and Cardiff and from December 2017, to Leeds.
There are plenty of things to do around Cheshire such as family fun and activities with the kids, or you can delve into Cheshire’s history and heritage at one of the many museums. Maybe get the out and about and explore the fresh air on horse back or two wheels in Cheshire's countryside.
If that's not for you, maybe a stroll around one of Cheshire's stunning gardens will be the ideal way to spend a summer's day, there are almost 20 to choose from. Feel like a star for the day whilst exploring one of the many Cheshire locations used on TV and in film or shop til you drop in some of the area's many unique and independent shops. Find out further information around things to do in Cheshire.