Yew Tree Farm.... your local guide

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Rachel Whittingham

Yew Tree Farm.... your local guide

Our recommendations for your stay here

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Walking & Cycling

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Sandstone Trail
Rachel:We are just a couple of miles away from some great places to pick up walks on The Sandstone Trail. With elevated views and walks for all abilities... we provide a map and book of walks from the farm and on the trail itself. Perfect parking place- Car park close to Cheshire Workshops. What3words: ///epidemics.toads.blink
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Shropshire Union Canal
Rachel:Our land runs adjacent to the canal with a style for access. (Visitors to Yew Tree Farm only) The canal runs past Tattenhall Marina so great for a walk to the cafe bar on site or turn right for The Shady Oak pub and English Heritage's Beeston Castle
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Sustrans Cycle route 45
Rachel:Our local village of Tattenhall is on the National cycle Network - route 45
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Chester Attractions

What to do and see in Chester

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Chester City Walls
Rachel:Why not walk the Roman walls and take in all the sights of Chester including The River Dee, the racecourse and of course our very own cathedral.
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Grosvenor Shopping Centre
Rachel:As well as the Grosvenor Shopping centre For those visiting Chester for the first time then the elevated ‘rows’ in the city centre offer a lovely shopping experience with many independent shops situated on the upper rows.
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Chester Racecourse
Rachel:We have a really super racecourse in Chester literally next to the city walls. Boasting restaurants and bars it’s right in the heart of the City
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Chester Cathedral
Rachel:Our magnificent cathedral quite often has exhibitions on and a whole calendar of events. Take a look at their website for details.
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Chester Boat Hire
Rachel:Why not take a cruise along the river from Chester. In the summer rowing and motor boats are available for hire.

Children's Activities

What to do with the kids while you're here.

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Manley Mere - Sail Sports and Adventure Trail
Rachel:There are many reasons to like this place... great waterspouts venue, lovely cafe but most of all the adventure trail. Swings, bridges, water... this is a really fabulous place for kids of all ages. We love the 'dunking' chair. Top tip- take towels and go in old clothes!
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The Ice Cream Farm
Rachel:So we are literally a stroll down the lane from the famous Ice Cream Farm. Great place for younger children as many activities for them to take part in: indoor water play, softlyplay, outdoor activities and of course how many flavours of ice cream can you get in one cone!!
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Chester Zoo
Rachel:We’d say 90% of our guests stay with us so that they can visit the zoo. We’re less than 10 miles away too!
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Beeston Castle
Rachel:English Heritage have some great activities for children in the holidays. Why not visit their website to see what’s on while you’re here.
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Buttercup Stables and Trekking
Rachel:Just a few minutes drive up the road is Buttercup stables. They offer hacks around the area for all ages and abilities.

Where to eat

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The Pheasant Inn
Rachel:Just a five minute drive from the farm situated in the Peckforton Hills on The Sandstone Trail. Beautiful views from this pub... great stop in all seasons. what3words location ///beats.telephone.composts
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The Yew Tree Inn
Rachel:Super pub in the village of Bunbury just a ten minute drive from the far. Dog friendly in bar area.
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The Cholmondeley Arms
Rachel:Super pub restaurant just across the road from Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens. One of our favourites. Great menu and dog friendly.
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Rising Sun
Rachel:Super little pub in the middle of the cosmopolitan little village of Tarporley. Only a ten minute drive from the farm via the unmistakable landmark of Beeston Castle. Dog friendly and really good pub food especially the roast dinner on a Sunday.
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Little Tap
Rachel:Fabulous little Tapas bar in Tarporley. Really great atmosphere... compact and bijou and super friendly staff.
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Alison's Country Kitchen
Rachel:Lovely cafe in our village... they make a great breakfast and super cakes. Tapas by night(Thurs & Friday only). Right on our doorstep in our lovely village of Tattenhall.
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Fish & Chips @ No:3
Rachel:Just 2 minutes away in the car our own little village of Tattenhall has a really super Fish N Chip shop.
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Tattenhall Spice
Rachel:Fab little Indian restaurant and takeaway in the heart of our village of Tattenhall.
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The Dysart Arms
Rachel:One of our regular haunts in the lovely village of Bunbury

Visitor Attractions

Gardens & houses

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Arley Hall & Gardens
Rachel:Well worth a visit for the beautiful gardens and house. The cafe is one of the best- food is fresh and varied
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National Trust - Erddig
Rachel:Are you a National Trust member? Then Erdigg is just a 30 min drive away from the farm Ito North Wales.

Wonderguide map

  1. Sandstone Trail
  2. Shropshire Union Canal
  3. Sustrans Cycle route 45
  4. Chester City Walls
  5. Grosvenor Shopping Centre
  6. Chester Racecourse
  7. Chester Cathedral
  8. Chester Boat Hire
  9. Manley Mere - Sail Sports and Adventure Trail
  10. The Ice Cream Farm
  11. Chester Zoo
  12. Beeston Castle
  13. Buttercup Stables and Trekking
  14. The Pheasant Inn
  15. The Yew Tree Inn
  16. The Cholmondeley Arms
  17. Rising Sun
  18. Little Tap
  19. Alison's Country Kitchen
  20. Fish & Chips @ No:3
  21. Tattenhall Spice
  22. The Inn at Huxley
  23. The Dysart Arms
  24. Arley Hall & Gardens
  25. National Trust - Erddig

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