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Holmes Chapel

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Holmes Chapel is in Cheshire.

Understand[edit]

The 15th century St. Luke's Church is a Grade I listed building

Holmes Chapel is a large village of just under 6,000 residents. Until 1974 the parish was known as Church Hulme. Green fields can be reached within a mile of the centre in any direction.

Get in[edit]

Off junction 18 of the M6. Only 20 miles from Manchester Airport (MAN IATA).

1 Holmes Chapel station has Northern Rail connections from Crewe and Manchester.

Get around[edit]

Map of Holmes Chapel

See[edit]

  • 1 St Luke's Church, London Road. The present church originated about 1430 as a timber-framed building with a Perpendicular sandstone west tower. St Luke's Church, Holmes Chapel (Q15127801) on Wikidata St Luke's Church, Holmes Chapel on Wikipedia
  • 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), +44 1477 571766. Home of the Lovell Radio Telescope, listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Jodrell Bank Observatory (Q1569783) on Wikidata Jodrell Bank Observatory on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • Dane Meadow (footpath running from Moreton Drive to the A50 by the bridge at Cranage), . 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.

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Sleep[edit]

Joddrell Bank observatory
  • 1 Bridge Farm B&B, Bridge Lane, +44 1477 571202.
  • 2 Cranage Hall, Byley Lane, Holmes Chapel (1.5 miles North of Holmes Chapel in Cranage), . 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.

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Routes through Holmes Chapel
Manchester/LiverpoolKnutsford  N UK-Motorway-M6.svg S  SandbachBirmingham


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