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Tel code: 01829 | code search
Postcode: CH3 | code search
Population: 380
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Broxton lies around 11 miles south of Chester in the rolling countryside of the Cheshire Plains, in the hills around Broxton there are a number of disused sandstone quarries, the sandstone from which is to be found in many of the local buildings around Broxton. Together with the sandstone that was used for construction there was also sand quarried here and this was used for cleaning purposes, but in the main the area has been a small settlement relying on local agriculture. In nearby Bickerton evidence of copper mining dates back to the late 17th century and The Old Royal Oak at Broxton was renamed The Coppermine, containing memorabilia and pictures relating to mining. In the 19th century the railways came to Broxton and were used mainly by local cheese producers who used to transport their produce to the market at Whitchurch, Indeed near the Egerton Arms at Broxton was a cheese warehouse and trees were planted here to keep the cheese cool whilst it was maturing. Today Broxton consists of a few homes alongside the A41 from Chester to Whitchurch, it remains a small village with some splendid views of the surrounding countryside as there has been little development here over the years. Away from the main road it is worth taking a stroll along the nearby country lanes where the panoramic views of the Cheshire Plains are hard to match.

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Frogg Manor (0.95 miles)

Frogg Manor
Classic bourgeois country house hotel? Not exactly, but an immensely enjoyable Englishman's home offering an unlikely combination of plush surroundings, 1930's music and frogs.

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De Vere Carden Park (1.43 miles)

De Vere Carden Park
Perfectly located between the open landscapes of the Cheshire plain and the rugged Welsh hills, Carden Park Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa truly is a complete resort destination unparalleled in it’s offering and service. As you ... More | visit website
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Pheasant Inn (2.88 miles)

Pheasant Inn

Tucked in a peaceful corner of rural Cheshire, this relaxing country retreat enjoys some of the most magnificent panoramic views of the Cheshire plains. Good wholesome freshly cooked food, traditional ales, a selection of wines ... More | visit website

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Pheasant Inn (2.88 miles)

Pheasant Inn
Surrounded by delightful old Cheshire sandstone buildings, open fires and a flower filled courtyard, relax while taking in the panoramic views as the sun goes down across the Cheshire plain... it all adds up to ... More | visit website
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Newton Hall (3.51 miles)

Newton Hall
Newton Hall is a part timbered 16th Century country house on a family run, 140 acres stock farm, situated amongst some of the most picturesque scenery in Cheshire. Chester is about ten minutes drive from ... More | visit website
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Peckforton Castle (3.95 miles)

Peckforton Castle

Set on a hillside above the rolling Cheshire plains, Britain's only intact medieval style castle invites you to enjoy a break with a difference within its magical, fortified walls. Any occasion, business or leisure, will be ... More | visit website


Cholmondeley Castle (3.99 miles)

Cholmondeley Castle

The Cholmondeleys of Cholmondeley, near Malpas in rolling Cheshire countryside, came to Cheshire with the Norman Conquest and descended, on the male side, from the Norman Marcher Barons of Malpas and, on the female side, ... More

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The Farndon (4.17 miles)

The Farndon

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Originally built in the 16th Centuary & formerly known as the Raven Hotel, The Farndon sits in the centre of the picturesque village of Farndon.Surrounded by open countryside, only 500m ... More

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Higher Huxley Hall (4.46 miles)

Higher Huxley Hall

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Situated just a few miles from the ancient City of Chester. This award winning family run Historic Manor House, dates from the thirteenth century. Situated in a quiet green valley. ... More

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Churton Heath Farm B&B (4.72 miles)

Churton Heath Farm B&B
Voted Chester and Cheshire's Best Bed and Breakfast 2011! Churton Heath Farm Bed & Breakfast may be only a few miles south of Chester, but stay with us and you’ll enjoy farmhouse accommodation in peaceful ... More | visit website

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