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Pictures of Helsby

in the county of Cheshire

About Helsby

Helsby sits between the River Weaver and the Manchester Ship Canal. It is famous for Helsby Hill which rises to a height of 462ft, and has traces of an Iron-Age camp. From here there are spectacular views of surrounding countryside and the majestic sweep of the Mersey river.

The hill is mainly of Sandstone, it has been used as a practice ground for climbers. There is easy access from above Helsby, but interested visitors should beware, in winter the rock is covered with slime making access to the summit difficult.

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Chester - August 2010

Chester (289 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cheshire

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction SW of Helsby)

Chester, the county town of Cheshire, is one of the oldest and most complete walled cities with fantastic architecture and history...

St Helen's Church, Tarporley

Tarporley (15 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction SE of Helsby)

Attractive large village which developed as a coaching stop on the main London to Liverpool road during the 17th and 18th-centuries...

The Town Hall, Corporation Street, St.Helens.

St Helens (86 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction N of Helsby)

Having transcended the Industrial Revolution and shaken off its old image, St.Helens is rapidly developing into a place of culture and style...

Speke Hall

Liverpool (612 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Merseyside

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction NW of Helsby)

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

A long winding road in Lower Heswall, the area has remained unchanged for around 100 years.

Heswall (5 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside

(14.2 miles, 22.9 km, direction W of Helsby)

Heswall, although situated on the banks of the River Dee remains very much part of Merseyside. It is fortunate to occupy a spacious area fringed by green wooded countryside, and is close to sands commencing at near-by Thurstaston...

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Delamere Forest, Nr Tarporley, Cheshire

Delamere Forest Park (24 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction SE)

Green lungs do not come more beautiful than the densely tree populated Delamere Forest Park found in a haven of countryside, near.....

Ellesmere Port - Taken By David Thomas DEC 2001

Ellesmere Port Boat Museum (50 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction W)

At The Boat Museum in Ellesmere Port we bring Britain's canal history back to life. Come and explore the exhibitions in the.....

Remains of Halton Castle

Halton Castle (3 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction NE)

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Orangutans at Chester Zoo, Chester, Cheshire.

Chester Zoo (24 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction SW)

Chester Zoo makes a fascinating day out for everyone at whatever age. For mostly we all love creatures of the wild and enjoy.....

Statue at Norton Priory, Cheshire

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens (6 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction NE)

Runcorn is almost entirely encircled by two canals, the Bridgewater Canal built during the middle of the 18th century and the.....

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Speke Hall (13 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction NW)

Sandwiched between the urban sprawl of Liverpool, Speke Hall is an astonishing survival from the past - a magnificent, unspoilt.....

Chester's Roman Amphitheatre

Chester Roman Amphitheatre (1 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SW)

It is almost impossible to list the magnificent Roman treasures this town possesses. Its extraordinary Roman Amphitheatre is but.....


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