The county town of Chester dates back to the Roman times and although overshadowed in recent decades by the emergence of it's powerful neighbours of Lancashire and, more recently, Greater Manchester and Merseyside, can claim to be one of the most beautiful of all English counties.
Cheshire covers 900 square miles and includes, as it's main towns, Chester, Warrington, Crewe, Widnes, Macclesfield and Congleton. It's physical features include the rivers Mersey, Dee and Weaver. These rivers make Cheshire mostly a fertile plain.
The tourist attractions that Cheshire has to offer include salt mines and geologically rich copper workings which were worked from the Roman times right up until the 1920's.
Places to Visit
Adlington Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich, cheshire
Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, Cheshire
Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
Beeston Castle, Tarporley, Cheshire
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Malpas, Cheshire
Chester Roman Amphitheatre, Vicars Lane, Chester, Cheshire
Dorfold Hall, Nantwhich, Cheshire