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.
Time Travellers Go... Knight School
Mon 27 - Fri 31 May 2013 (bank holiday)
Meet the medieval castle knight, splendid in his armour. Hear tales of chivalry and become a knight for the day as you hone your skills for the battlefield in front of a watchful master tutor.
Sat 27 Jul - Sun 1 Sep 2013 (bank holiday)
Explore the magical Castle grounds and woodlands, in a quest to find the hidden nature-related clues. Test your knowledge and skill to win a special prize!
Clash of Knights!
Sat 10 & Sun 11 Aug 2013
Join us for the ultimate in competitive historical combat as 4 teams-each of 12 fully armoured Knights-attempt to emerge victorious from a recreated "Crest Melee".
Prices and opening times
Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire - CW6 9TX
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