Other Attractions in the Area  
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Bunbury Church


St Boniface's Church stands prominently in the village of Bunbury a short distance from the mill.  Records show the existence of a wooden Anglo-Saxon church here in 755AD, and a Norman stone church in 1135.  The present Grade I listed building dates from around 1320, and contains many fascinating features, including the Ridley chapel, the tombs of Sir Hugh Calveley and Sir George Beeston. 

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Staircase Locks

 

Situated on the Shropshire Union Canal, a mile to the north of the village of Bunbury are two wide-beamed staircase locks. Brightly coloured narrow boats can often be seen navigating through this difficult double feature, which boasts a picturesque and timeless location in the historic rolling hills of the Cheshire countryside. 

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Beeston Castle

 

A couple of miles to the west from the mill, this 'Castle of the Rock' is famous for its spectacular views, which take in no less than eight counties on a clear day. From its lookout point at the top of a mighty crag, you can see from the Pennines all the way to the Welsh mountains.