Congleton is a market town located in Cheshire in England, on the banks of the Rive Dane. Whether you want to explore the town or use it as a gateway to the Cheshire Peak District, book a bed and breakfast in Congleton and enjoy a weekend break. Local attractions include Congleton Museum on the Market Square, which displays artefacts and information highlighting Congleton’s industrial history.
From your Congleton b and b explore Little Moreton Hall, a stunning timber framed house surrounded by a moat four miles south west of the town. The pretty property has been used as a filming location for several period films, such as Lady Jane. Gawsworth Hall is a charming Tudor manor house with an open air theatre, ideal for a sunny summers evening. Soak up the characterful surroundings with a tour of the beautifully landscaped gardens and rooms filled with antique furniture and paintings. And be sure to indulge yourself in afternoon tea and cake in the tea rooms.
If you like to get out for country walks from your bed and breakfast Congleton makes an attractive base. As well as providing access to the Cheshire Peak District, Astbury Mere Country Park on the outskirts of the town covers ten hectares and is brimming with wildlife and wild flowers. There are several golf clubs in the area, including Congleton Golfclub, so for golfers seeking a cheap country B&B Congleton should certainly appeal.
Congleton Park make a great spot to relax, on the banks of the River Dane. It contains the Jubilee Pavilion, which was built in 1887 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria . Also part of the park are the beautiful Jubilee Gardens, as well as a three hectare woodland area, great for strolling or spending a relaxing afternoon. Visit the market which takes place every Tuesday and Saturday or sample some local bitter in the Beartown Brewery.
Congleton has a big selection of traditional pubs and restaurants, so venture out in the evenings and mingle with the locals. Before you leave town, be sure take in a sunset from the ruins of Mow Top Castle. For a relaxing retreat, base yourself at a B&B in Congleton and explore the delights of Cheshire.