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Things to see in the Local Area
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Yew Tree Farm Congleton

Things to See and Do
Things to see in the Local Area
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Yew Tree Farm Congleton

Things to See and Do
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Local Area

There is so much to see and do in the local area. Sitting between the hills of Snowdonia and the Peak District, the Cheshire Plain (or what meteorologists call ‘the Cheshire Gap’) has a rich, sedimentary soil that is ideally suited to dairy farming.

The area is rich in cultural history and is served by several large cities and towns. The following are just a short sample of things to see and do in the local area.


Walking along The Macclesfield Canal | Local Area


The area around Yew Tree Farm offers pain free walking and gentle cycling. We have created a circular farm walk for those who’d like to take an evening (or morning) stroll. There are many delightful walks from Yew Tree Farm …..Read More

Eating Outdoors


Why not visit the award winning Blaze Farm where delicious Hilly Billy ice cream is made using milk from their own dairy herd? Or treat yourself to a special meal at La Popote? A casual fine dining experience just a short distance …..Read More

Gawsworth Hall

Historic Houses and Gardens

Cheshire is renowned for its half timbered buildings of which there are superb examples near at hand. Gawsworth Hall is in a delightful setting offering a programme of open air theatre and concerts – you could leave the car behind …..Read More

Manchester City Centre


Many villages and towns offer their own attractions. Leek is a market town with a good range of antique shops and an excellent Saturday junk and antique market. Nearby Macclesfield has a silk museum and heritage centre reflecting the town’s …..Read More

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is brilliant. The home of the North of England Zoological Society and the UK’s most visited zoo. 35000 animals and 400 different species plus 128 acres of zoological gardens. Over 2 million visitors a year. A must see …..Read More

Chester - the Eastgate Clock

Chester City

Chester’s walled city is under an hour’s drive from Yew Tree Farm. The ancient city is a truly breathtaking experience. Each chapter of Chester’s history is etched into the very fabric of the city. Wherever you go you are walking …..Read More

the Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory

Jodrell Bank

Curious about the universe? There’s lots to explore at Jodrell Bank. Home of the famous Lovell telescope and base of the TV programme  ‘Star Gazing Live’ with Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain.

Biddulph Grange - National Trust

Biddulph Grange

10am - 6pm

A beautiful Victorian garden resplendent with a Dalia walk, Chinese Garden and rhododendrons. Fabulous walks for the whole family to enjoy and only 15 minutes from Yew Tree Farm.

Little Moreton Hall - National Trust

Little Moreton Hall

Weds to Sunday 11am - 5pm

This is an iconic Tudor manor house with wonky angles and quirky character. Built to impress by craftsmen’s hands more than 500 years ago, the hall, with its crooked walls and uneven floors, may seem fragile but it’s a remarkable …..Read More