Delamere, Cheshire

Delamere, Cheshire
Map of civil parish of Delamere within the former borough of Vale Royal

Delamere is a civil parish and village in Cheshire. It is situated approximately 7 miles to the west of Northwich, within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester.

The village is well-known for the Delamere Forest, which has an expanse of oak, pine and sycamore trees. The name of the village comes from the French de la mere "of the lake"

Delamere is served by Delamere railway station which opened on 22 June 1870. Delamere is also the home of the Delamere forest which is one of the biggest forests in West Chershire. Delamere has some other good places to visit like Old Pale, Eddisbury Hill and Delamere stores. Delamere also has a number of places to eat, such as the popular Station House Cafe and Delamere Cafe located opposite the Forestry Commission Information Centre. Delamere Forest is also the home to the most spread out GoApe! courses. GoApe! is a high wire forest adventure with 26 sites across the UK.

Gallery of images of Delamere
Frith Avenue  
Delamere school  
Station house 

See also

External links

Media related to Delamere, Cheshire at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°13′N 2°40′W / 53.217°N 2.667°W / 53.217; -2.667

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