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Best Castles and Palaces In Cheshire

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Cheshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 6 Cheshire castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Beeston Castle and Woodland Park4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Tarporley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Handsome Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known locally as The Castle Of The Rock. Active families can climb to the top of this impressi...

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

  • Malpas
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Cholmondeley Castle is a short walk from the very popular Tea Room (producing a variety of food) takes you to the stables and paddocks, where you wil...

Chirk Castle

  • Wrexham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Explore 700 years of history, in Chirk Castle! Towers, two-level dungeons and murder holes - Chirk Castle has it all. And a curious fact - it’s the o...

Stafford Castle

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The enthusiastic visitor centre here really brings Stafford Castle to life! The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; t...

Powis Castle

  • Welshpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Take a trip to the medieval Powis Castle - perched on a hilltop, overlooking Welshpool and the green Welsh fields, it opens up stunning views of the...

Wentworth Castle Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces
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