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County - Cheshire | Map
Tel code: 0151 | code search
Postcode: CH65 | code search
Population: 64100
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Knutsford’s Street Sanding

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The Cat
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"My visit to the restaurant was expected to be non-plus event. However, I was extremely surprised by the courteousness of the wait-staff and decor; not to mention the delectability of ..." More

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"Ellesmere port is a major port on the Mersey and when travelling in the area you notice the huge chimneys for miles but cannot get near them. To get close ..." More

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Ellesmere Port is to be found on the Wirral Peninsula in the North West of England, a town that utilised local resources on which to grow. Ellesmere Port used to lie on the South side of the River Mersey however decisions taken back in the late 1700’s resulted in the construction of the Manchester Ship canal alongside which Ellesmere Port now lies. The purpose of the canal was to link the River Severn at Shrewsbury with the River Mersey at Whitby – the resulting canal therefore connected the Rivers Dee, Severn and Mersey and it was Thomas Telford who designed the whole of this canal system. At the time the area was known as Whitby Locks and Whitby Wharf and by 1795 the area came to be known as Ellesmere Port as it was the “port of the Ellesmere canal” which later became the Shropshire Union Canal. Today Ellesmere Port is popular with its out of town shopping centre, just off the M53, known as Outlet Village where there is a large range of retail facilities and designer stores, other attractions include an aquarium in which you can walk under the water, the Boat Museum on which Ellesmere Port built its history and the UK’s first 3d cinema complex was built. The town centre has also been modernised in recent years and with the arrival of new technologies there are new office blocks appearing all testament to the

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Attraction

Blue Planet Aquarium
National Waterways Museum
Rivacre Valley Local Nature Reserve
The Boat Museum

Care Home

Aaron Court Care Home
Astbury Lodge
Vale Court Care Home
Whetstone Hey

Cinema

Vue Cheshire Oaks

Cottage

Maguire's Oak at Leighton Hall Cottages
The Old Kennels at Leighton Hall Cottages

Council

Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council

Golf Club

Ellesmere Port

Health and Fitness Club

David Lloyd Leisure Cheshire Oaks
Fitness Factory

Pub and Bar

Foxfields Country Inn
Gunners Arms
Horse & Jockey
Knot

Sir Robert
The Cat
Westminster

Restaurant

Agra Fort Restaurant
Eastern Delight
Jabula Restaurant
Mujib of Ellesmere Port
Peninsula Restaurant
Prezzo Restaurant
Saffron
Topolino’s

School

Acorns Primary & Nursery School
Brookside Primary School
Ellesmere Port Catholic High School
Hinderton School
Mansfield Primary School
Pooltown Community Junior School
St Saviour’s Catholic Infant & Junior School
Sutton High School
William Stockton Primary School

Wirral Grammar School for Girls

Taxi

Circle Cabs
Cozey Cars
King Kabs
Sutton Executive Cars

Theatre

Action Transport Theatre

Sports Clubs

Bebington (Men's Hockey)
Ellesmere Port CC (Cricket)
Ellesmere Port Panthers Basketball Club (Basketball)
Ellesmere Port Running Club (Athletics)
Vauxhall Motors (Amateur Football)

Shops

Mountain Warehouse
The Entertainer
Mac's Aquatics
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
Happy Dogs Day Care & Grooming Parlour
SoleTrader
Phase Eight
Grand Arcade

Places to Stay near Ellesmere Port

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Holiday Inn - Ellesmere Port (0.52 miles)

Holiday Inn - Ellesmere Port

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port/Cheshire Oaks. The hotel provides the perfect setting for a memorable stay, whether for leisure or that business trip or conference. The hotel is ... More

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The Old Inn (0.89 miles)

The Old Inn
RAC Blue Ribbon Hotel 2003Unique accommodation in an Old Coaching Inn, which dates back to 1614. The original thatched roof still houses our Parlour Bar & Lounge. Accommodation ranges from standard to superior rooms, each ... More | visit website
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Rayanne House (1.61 miles)

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Rayanne House has a quiet setting 4 km from Belfast City Airport and 8 km from Belfast city centre. It offers a warm welcome, lovely rooms and a fine restaurant. The elegant, ... More

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Premier Inn Wirral (Childer Thornton) (2.42 miles)

Premier Inn Wirral (Childer Thornton)
Ideally located on the A41, within easy reach of the M53 and just 7 miles from Chester city centre. Local attractions include the Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet and Cheshire Oaks Colosseum. Conveniently ... More | visit website
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Brook Meadow Hotel (3.03 miles)

Brook Meadow Hotel

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Escape for a relaxing stay at one of the South Wirral’s superior 3-star hotels, close to the beautiful village of Childer Thornton.

The period charm exudes from every corner of this hotel, ... More

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Travelodge Wirral Eastham (3.12 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Inglewood Manor Country House Hotel (3.63 miles)

Inglewood Manor Country House Hotel

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Close to Chester (just 15 minutes) and The Wirral the Hotel gives easy access to Liverpool and the Welsh Coast. This beautifully restored country house is set in thirty-six acres ... More

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Premier Inn Wirral (Two Mills) (3.64 miles)

Premier Inn Wirral (Two Mills)
Situated at the gateway to north Wales. Local attractions include Chester Zoo and Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village. For shops and local amenities Chester town centre is only 7 miles away. Deeside industrial parks are nearby. Our ... More | visit website
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Craxton Wood Hotel (3.86 miles)

Craxton Wood Hotel

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After you drive through richly wooded grounds on the mature, 27 acre estate, this traditional whitewashed country house emerges from among carefully tended lawns and gardens. Dating from the turn ... More
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The Merchant Hotel (3.99 miles)

The Merchant Hotel
Occupying the former headquarters of the Ulster Bank, The Merchant Hotel is a grand neoclassical building with vaulted ceilings, kitted out in rich colours and fabrics. This boutique creation makes you feel like a VIP ... More | visit website

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