Category Archives: Cheshire Parks

John Leigh Park, Altrincham

I’ve had my eye on John Leigh Park in Altrincham ever since I read about the competition which was launched a while back to redesign the playground here. It did not disappoint. The first thing you see from the road … Continue reading

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Stamford Park, Altrincham

I visited Stamford Park in Altrincham when I was researching the post I wrote about artist Amanda McCrann. I realised I’d never got around to blogging about the park itself, which is a shame as it’s a lovely place. All … Continue reading

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Delamere Forest, Cheshire

MAP WEBSITE I drove past Delamere Forest in Cheshire recently, and have been itching for an opportunity to come here and visit properly. Some late summer sun gave us a great reason to head here for a day out last … Continue reading

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Walkden Gardens, Sale

MAP WEBSITE There’s something really special about a beautiful garden that you wouldn’t spot from the road. Even better when it’s tucked away on an unassuming suburban road. Don’t be fooled by the name, this hidden treat is in Sale, … Continue reading

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Brilliant Bruntwood Brambles

I’ve blogged before about Bruntwood Park in Cheadle and it’s fantastic playgrounds. Yes, plural, there are 3 of them. Anyway, we decided on a return trip this Bank Holiday Monday. Along with many other families, it turned out. The large … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It (The Carrs, Wilmslow)

MAP WEBPAGE I hadn’t planned on going to Wilmslow yesterday. We were supposed to be getting the train to Buxton for a day out, but, thanks to a rare tantrum from CJ, during which I narrowly avoided laughing at loud … Continue reading

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