Attractions and Theme Parks

Please call in advance before visiting to ensure that the venues are open

Tatton Park

Tatton Park’s Parkland, Stables take-away and Housekeeper’s Store will remain covid-safe and open under new national lockdown rules in line with Government guidelines permitting local outdoor exercise, food shops and take-away food. Please check Lockdown regulations before travelling and stay local. For further information and to book your visit go to 

Delamere Forest

Opening times: 8:00am to 5:00pm. They have limited services available and have only opened services that are safe for visitors and staff. For more information, visit the Delamere Forest website and see the list below.

  • Toilets Open
  • Café Takeaway only
  • Bike Shop Open
  • Bike Hire Closed
  • Walking Trails Open
  • Cycling Trails Open
  • Car Parks Closed
  • Go Ape Closed
  • Gruffalo Orienteering Closed

For further advice on keeping your visit the Forestry England - coronavirus visitor guide.

The Trentham Estate

The Trentham Estate is open in line with the Government Guidelines for the National Lockdown, this includes the Gardens and the Shopping Village, Garden Centre and for other essential retail, hospitality for takeaway and to facilitate click and collect where available. For more information visit 

Alton Towers

Closed due to Government Guidelines.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Closed due to Government Guidelines

Chester Zoo

Closed due to Government Guidelines

The Next Virtual Zoo Day is planned for the 19th February but please call in advance to confirm on 01244 380280. Also see our Things to do at Home page.

National Trust-Parks and Gardens

Some National Trust gardens and parks, as well as car parks, are open in line with government guidance. You will need to book your visit in advance. More information on days out in the North West.

Arley Hall and Gardens

Arley Hall gardens, grove, woodland walk and children’s playzone remain open daily from 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm). The Hall, Chapel and Garden Vinery are closed until further restrictions are lifted. The gift shop remains open for entry payment however the sale of gift shop items is restricted as it is not an essential shop. For more information visit

Blue Planet Aquariums

Blue Planet Aquarium Temporarily Closed - Closed in response to Government Guidance.

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