If you’re planning a family day out in Cheshire, then a visit to Beeston Castle in Tarporley fits the bill perfectly. This 'Castle of the Rock' is famous for its spectacular views, which take in no less than eight counties on a clear day. From its lookout point at the top of a mighty crag, you can see from the Pennines all the way to the Welsh mountains.
But that’s not the only reason why Beeston Castle is one of the best-loved visitor attractions in Cheshire. There are beautiful woodlands to explore around the castle, with wildlife trails for the children to follow, and even the chance to find the lost treasure of Richard II.
Medieval St George's Day
Sat 26 and Sun 27 Apr 2014
Discover the legend of St George, patron saint of both England and soldiers, as his story is brought to life in the castle grounds.
Warriors at Beeston
Sun 25 & Spring Bank Holiday Mon 26 May 2014
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life as a 13th Century warrior as the Garrison set up camp at Beeston. Meet the mighty armoured soldiers as they train for war with spear, shield and bow!
Prices and opening times
Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire - CW6 9TX
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