Cheshire Quick Facts & Figures

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Cheshire is located in North West England, prominent towns in the area include the historic city of Chester, Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Wilmslow.

Cheshire is well known for the city of Chester that dates back to Roman times with the city walls still evident. There is plenty of history and tradition preserved in the city with a number of listed buildings. Further out in to the Cheshire countryside visitors will find open spaces, plenty of greenery offering the best in the English countryside. The region includes a number of charming small towns and villages. Attractions for visitors include Beeston Castle, Chester Cathedral, Chester Zoo, Tatton Park, Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year

Cheshire Quick Facts

Population: 1,009,300

Region: North West England

Area total: 2,343 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01244 (Chester), 01625 (Wilmslow), 0151 (Ellesmere Port).

Postcode Area CH1-4 (Chester), SK9 (Wilmslow), CH55-56 (Ellesmere Port).

Closest Airports: Liverpool Airport, Manchester Airport.

Local Food: Cheshire Cheese, Chester Pudding, Chester Cake, Chester Buns and Cheshire Pork Pye.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Chester, Wilmslow, Ellesmere Port, Crewe and Macclesfield.

Famous Attractions: Beeston Castle, Chester Cathedral, Chester Zoo, Tatton Park, Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate.

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