Holmes Chapel, until 1974 known as Church Holme, is a village in Cheshire. It's only five miles west of the frontier of the known universe, thanks to Jodrell Bank radio telescope. With a population of 6000, Holmes Chapel is mainly a commuter town for the galaxy known as Greater Manchester.
The town is 20 miles from Manchester Airport, off junction 18 of M6.
- 1 St Luke's Church, London Road. The present church originated about 1430 as a timber-framed building with a Perpendicular sandstone west tower.
- 2 Twemlow Viaduct. 1841 viaduct was designed for the Manchester and Birmingham Railway Company by George W. Buck.
- 3 Jodrell Bank, Lower Withington (near Goostrey), ☏ . Home of the Lovell Radio Telescope, listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
- [dead link] Dane Meadow (footpath running from Moreton Drive to the A50 by the bridge at Cranage), ✉ email@example.com. Dane Meadow is a 7 hectare area of land to the north of Holmes Chapel within the Dane Valley. It is a natural environment for walking dogs and casual walkers. The roadway provides access for disabled vehicles and a limited parking area near the river.
- 1 Bridge Farm B&B, Bridge Lane, ☏ .
- 2 Cranage Hall, Byley Lane, Holmes Chapel (1.5 miles North of Holmes Chapel in Cranage), ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 3pm, check-out: 11am. A hotel and event venue offering 150 bedrooms, 20 event suites, a leisure club and restaurant. A former country house in the village of Cranage built in 1828.
|Routes through Holmes Chapel|
|Manchester/Liverpool ← Knutsford ←||N S||→ Sandbach → Birmingham|
|Warrington ← Knutsford ←||N S||→ Stoke-on-Trent|
|Chester ← Middlewich ←||W E||→ Congleton → Buxton|