The area is also popular with cyclists. The village of Audlem, has many shops & eateries. The Shropshire Union Canal runs through the village & its towpaths provide pleasant walks, whilst its church is one of the oldest in Cheshire. Many more amenities can be found in Nantwich, 6 miles, or Crewe, 12 miles, which as a major interchange, offers good rail links. Liverpool & Manchester are less than an hr by train, or 80min by car. Chester, with attractions including the races, river cruises & museum (45 min drive) as is Chester Zoo & Shrewsbury. Also nearby Whitchurch & Market Drayton 9 miles, Beeston Castle & Cholmondeley Castle & Gardens, 16 miles. There are also many NT properties. North Wales is also very accessible from here. Closer to the property is the OverWater marina, which has a cafe and operates boat trips to Audlem during the summer, is just 0.5 mile away, or why not visit the Hack Green Secret Bunker 3.5 miles. Shop, pub & restaurant 2 miles.