Life in Nantwich

Nantwich in East Cheshire is conveniently located the heart of the UK, close to the borders of Shropshire and Staffordshire. This medieval market town on the banks of the River Weaver is known for its quaint timbered buildings, antique shops, independent retailers, buzzing food scene and for hosting the International Cheese Awards. Take in the sights with the Nantwich Riverside Loop, a pleasant circular stroll from the centre via the Shropshire Union Canal and Welsh Row aqueduct

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Things to do in Nantwich

Nantwich is a lovely place for a spot of shopping with independent boutiques selling everything from high fashion to fine wines and traditional sweets. It’s also jam-packed with quirky cafes like Miss Marmalade’s with its famous milkshakes, traditional pubs like the Wickstead Arms or the Cheshire Cat, and cracking restaurants and takeaways offering global cuisine.

Nantwich museum explains the rich history of the town, like the battle of Nantwich and has a Cheshire cheesemaking exhibition. 14th century St Mary’s Church is also worth a visit and you’ll spend many an enjoyable afternoon walking around Nantwich lake or the banks of the Nantwich canal and marina – perhaps even hiring a narrowboat to potter on. 

Nantwich is also home to Britain’s only inland saltwater swimming pool, Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool is solar heated, but there is also an indoor pool for chilly days.


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