Visiting Nantwich


Situated on the banks of the River Weaver, Nantwich is a medieval market town famous for the black and white timbered buildings dotted around the town.

Shops in NantwichTake a stroll through the atmospheric streets and visit bijoux boutiques, antiques dealers and contemporary craft shops as well as traditional food shops and the Market.


It is an increasingly popular visitor destination for short breaks and is in easy reach of other tourist destinations in the Peak District and North Wales.

Nantwich hosts a number of festivals through the year including Nantwich Show and the International Cheese Awards, Nantwich Jazz Festival and the Food Festival.

There are many visitor attractions within a short distance of the town, including Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World, the Secret Nuclear Bunker and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens.

It is also a major centre for canal holidays with several marinas within easy reach on the Shropshire Union and Llangollen canals.

nantwich canals


Whatever your interests, you’ll find plenty to do in Nantwich, so come and visit for day out, a short break or make Nantwich a base for a longer holiday.


For more information contact the Tourism Information Centre on 01270 303150 or e-mail

or visit the Chester and Cheshire Tourism web site.

View a video about Nantwich events on youtube