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Running in Northwich

Running in Northwich and the surrounding countryside has never been more accessible and enjoyable. Explore waterways, woodlands and historic habitats as you race through the Mid Cheshire countryside while staying fit and healthy! Waterways Northwich’s waterways make for a peaceful and scenic environment to clock up the miles. Jog along the Trent and Mersey Canal or test your speed alongside the River Dane. There’s even a one mile route that starts by the outdoor gym in Vickersway Park – perfect for beginners. The River Weaver also has miles of paths to enjoy – just make sure you keep your...

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The History of Northwich

The history of Northwich is rich and varied which is closely tied to the salt industry. Salt has helped shaped the town visitors see today. There is plenty of evidence suggesting that the Romans extracted salt in the area through brine springs. Salt of course was an important commodity in Roman times. It is believed they had a settlement here because of a strategic river crossing on the River Weaver. Roman building remains were also discovered in the Northwich area now known as Castle. VIEW MORE HERITAGE POSTS Middle Ages Into the Middle Ages and Northwich found fame as...

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A family day out in Northwich

Northwich is bursting with families whose children are all different ages and interests. However, sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do with them – especially on a weekend. So, we decided to put some ideas together for you to make those decisions a little easier on your next family day out in Northwich. Church Walk Paddling Pool This free children’s outdoor Paddling Pool is a treat during the summer months for a family day out in Northwich. The shallow pool provides hours of fun and is a lovely alternative to the beach. As well as...

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Cycling in Northwich

There are so many great environments and routes to explore if you’re planning on cycling in Northwich. Whether you’re zooming around the countryside, discovering the beauty of our country lanes or hitting some epic forest trails, cycling in Northwich and Mid Cheshire is a great way to spend some free time. Country Parks and Green Spaces Northwich’s parks and green spaces provide numerous opportunities for cyclists to saddle up and get into gear. The Northwich Woodlands, which comprises nine areas, has miles of paths to explore and you can get back to nature. Ashton’s and Neumann’s flashes offer great...

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A day out in Northwich

Here our some of our best ideas for your day out in our lovely town of Northwich, starting from breakfast, all the way to the early hours of the next day. Morning Prepare yourself for the day ahead and indulge in a full English breakfast at Charlie’s Café. Alternatively, go and visit Jason and his team at Bruschetta for a home-cooked breakfast or pastry. For those of you that prefer a sweeter start to the day, treat yourself to a piece of cake! Take a Walk There’s nothing we love during our days out than taking a walk through one of the local parks. Verdin...

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