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There is something for everyone in Northwich if you’ve got some leisure time to enjoy.

Cycle or run in the Mid Cheshire countryside, visit our parks and open green spaces or explore Northwich’s waterways.
Family activities can be found at every turn too, with a range of sessions, workshops, classes and events taking place throughout the year.

Check out our ‘Inspire Me’ blog posts below for ideas on days out, running and cycling routes and more!

Latest Inspire me Blog Posts

6 reasons to shop in Northwich this Christmas

6 reasons to shop in Northwich this Christmas

The Christmas adverts are on TV. Festive lights and decorations are going up in homes and businesses. And yes, it’s probably time to start thinking about those all-important Christmas presents. But before you fire up the laptop, or head to a city-centre, have you...

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Northwich Nightlife

Northwich Nightlife

Northwich NightlifeA night out in Northwich offers fun and entertainment for everyone. Enjoy live music, sip some great drinks from around the world or dance the night away with your mates.  There’s great food to be had too and you’ll always find a friendly atmosphere...

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6 things to do in Northwich this Christmas

6 things to do in Northwich this Christmas

Love it or hate it, Christmas is just around the corner and there are plenty of events in and around Northwich that you can enjoy with your friends and family this winter. Take a look at some of the upcoming activities below and maybe plan a yuletide outing or two! 1....

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5 great firework displays in the Northwich area

5 great firework displays in the Northwich area

Bonfire Night is fast approaching! Here’s our guide to some of the best firework displays taking place in the Northwich area this October and November.1. Anderton Boat Lift firework spectacular Saturday 26th october 2019 On Saturday 26th October, one of Cheshire’s...

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Have a fun Halloween in Northwich

Have a fun Halloween in Northwich

With Halloween just around the corner, now is the perfect time to decorate your home, decide on an outfit and plan some spooky activities. There’s a lot going on in and around Northwich so keep reading to find out about the best events and get ready for Halloween in...

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6 great places to go for a drink in Northwich

6 great places to go for a drink in Northwich

Whether it’s date night with your partner, a catch-up with friends or a family get-together, you don’t need an excuse to enjoy a nice drink. Northwich is the perfect town with so many lovely bars to choose from. Here is a list of a few of the best places to go for a...

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7 things to do in Northwich this autumn

7 things to do in Northwich this autumn

The leaves are starting to turn a crispy golden brown. There’s a chill in the air for the first time since before summer. Autumn is here! Everyone misses summer once it’s over but there are still lots of things to see and do in Northwich now that the nights are...

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Krazy Races comes to Northwich

Krazy Races comes to Northwich

Northwich is going to get a little wackier next year as the town welcomes a brand new event on Sunday 14th June 2020 in the form of a SoapBox Derby.The event will be held on Castle Hill with an event village and viewing within Verdin Park. The event is the first of its...

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Northwich Waterways

Northwich Waterways

With two rivers and a canal on its doorstep, there are beautiful Northwich waterways just waiting to be explored and enjoyed by all.the History of our waterways As with Northwich's salt industry, the waterways in Northwich have played a large part in the success of...

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Cycling in Northwich

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...

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Top 5 Things to do Near Northwich

Top 5 Things to do Near Northwich

There are countless things to do in Northwich.  However there are also a great range of attractions, activities and environments on our doorstep outside of the town. From paths and trails to crafts and nature there is something for everyone and fun for the whole...

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A day out in Northwich

A day out in Northwich

Here are 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...

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Northwich revving up for Scooter Day

Northwich revving up for Scooter Day

The first week of the Northwich Festival of Arts is set to end on a high with Northwich Scooter Day returning to the town centre on Sunday 7th July.Running from 1:00pm till late, the event has been organised by Derek Smith from Derek's Window Cleaning and will take...

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6 things to do in Northwich this summer

6 things to do in Northwich this summer

The sun is shining. The skies are blue. Summer is finally here! To celebrate we have compiled a list of some great things to do in and around Northwich to help you plan your time and make the most of summer this year.1. fESTIVAL OF ARTS IN NORTHWICH Month of July This...

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New businesses aiming to help Northwich get fit and healthy

New businesses aiming to help Northwich get fit and healthy

Two new businesses have opened in Northwich aimed at helping people improve their fitness levels and nutrition. Kay-Leigh Richardson and John Fielding, who both live in the town, have opened Nutrition @ The Hangout and The Hangout NW at Unit 1 in Ash Street, with the...

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Barons Quay hoping the Northwich BID gets a second term

Barons Quay hoping the Northwich BID gets a second term

The centre manager from Barons Quay is hoping that the Northwich Business Improvement District (BID) receives the town’s backing later this year to continue for a second term. In June, businesses within the BID area will be able to vote on whether a BID 2 is...

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Northwich song goes viral throughout the town

Northwich song goes viral throughout the town

A feel-good song about Northwich has taken off on social media after the Northwich Business Improvement District (BID) shared it over the Easter weekend.Written and performed by Jim Stanley who is a resident of the town, the song highlights some of Northwich’s shops,...

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Easter fun coming to Northwich

Easter fun coming to Northwich

Northwich will be full of Easter fun on Saturday 20th April. That’s because it’s the date of the 2019 Northwich Easter Extravaganza which once again features an action-packed line-up of activities. Organised by the Northwich Business Improvement District (BID), Barons...

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Dead Dead Good Weekend to get Northwich rocking this May

Dead Dead Good Weekend to get Northwich rocking this May

Northwich will come alive again this May when the town hosts the Dead Dead Good Weekend music festival over three days.Taking place on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th, the event was born out of a desire to continue the growth of the new music scene in the...

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Kanya Bistro hoping to entice evening customers

Kanya Bistro hoping to entice evening customers

A Northwich restaurant is encouraging people to check out its evening provision after announcing new opening hours on Friday and Saturday nights.Kanya Bistro and Bar, which can be found on the High Street, is open for business from 6:00pm-11:30pm across both nights,...

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Enjoy a stylish Mother’s Day at the Anderton Boat Lift

Enjoy a stylish Mother’s Day at the Anderton Boat Lift

For those looking for a stylish and unusual Mother’s Day gift, the Anderton Boat Lift is offering visitors the chance to enjoy a deluxe afternoon tea at its Lift View Marquee. In an exclusive offer, everyone that books for tea will also receive a free boat trip...

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Keep fit and healthy in Northwich this winter

Keep fit and healthy in Northwich this winter

Now that Christmas is over you might be thinking about a new fitness regime or small lifestyle changes. Everyone knows that exercise and diet can have a huge impact on health and wellbeing and January is a great time to start something new. That’s why we’ve written...

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7 festive walks in the Northwich area

7 festive walks in the Northwich area

Imagine the scene. Christmas Day is done with, you’ve eaten and drank your body weight in festive treats and you’re feeling a bit sluggish. You feel like you could all do with some fresh air to blow those cobwebs away and get some crisp winter air. Luckily for you...

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Initiative to get networkers up and running

Initiative to get networkers up and running

Local business owners have come together to set up a new form of ‘networking’ in Northwich. Mixing light exercise followed by an informal chat amongst fellow business leaders, the group meet at 07:30am every Wednesday morning at the back of Brio Leisure Centre. They...

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Tackling loneliness in Northwich this Christmas

Tackling loneliness in Northwich this Christmas

Loneliness has no age bracket. It affects anyone from young children to the older generation. We wanted to use this blog as an opportunity to highlight the negative impact loneliness has, particularly over the Christmas period. But we also want to give our readers...

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Your perfect day at this year’s Christmas Extravaganza

Your perfect day at this year’s Christmas Extravaganza

Getting into the festive spirit in Northwich couldn’t be easier. We’re lucky enough to have a whole host of Christmassy activities right on our doorstep to enjoy at places like The Anderton Boat Lift, Tatton Park, Northwich Artisan Market’s Xmas special and at local...

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Now Northwich

Now Northwich

EVENT: Now Northwich DATE & TIME: Saturday 6th October 1:00pm till late. LOCATION: Northwich Town Centre Now Northwich is a new, one-day, large-scale street theatre festival. The festival will take over the town centre transforming the streets and squares with...

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Parks & Green Spaces

Parks & Green Spaces

In and around Northwich there are a range of beautiful parks and green spaces for visitors to enjoy. Take the kids to a play area, walk the dogs or discover a spectacular new walking or running route. The scenery is some of the best in the whole of Cheshire and there...

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Running in Northwich

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...

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A family day out in Northwich

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...

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Grozone Community Garden

Grozone Community Garden

Grozone is a thriving community garden, wildlife and horticultural therapy project. A real hidden oasis, the garden provides volunteering opportunities for all, as well as offering social and horticultural therapy for people with mild to moderate depression and...

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