Of all the places to stay in Chester, this historic lodge has some of the best tales to tell. Built in Christleton on a key civil war battle site, the Cheshire Cat played a crucial role in World War II before being restored as a warm and welcoming hotel in the 1970s. The lodge’s 14 comfy en-suite rooms are complemented by a cosy pub, which is dripping with rustic character and rural charm. Here you can enjoy seasonally inspired country dining together with a range of cask ales and well-chosen wines. There are plenty of things to see and do in Chester. Fantastic shopping, black and white medieval architecture, historic city walls and the famous Chester Racecourse are just a few of its many attractions. Children and adults alike will love Chester zoo or you can explore the weaving footpaths of the unspoilt Delamere Forest. West Cheshire is full of rolling hills, sweeping valleys and quaint market towns worth exploring.
By road directions From the M53, exit at Junction 12 turning right onto the A56. At the first roundabout turn left onto the A41 then left again at the next roundabout (A41 – Whitchurch Road). You’ll find us half a mile on the left. By rail and air directions The closest station is Chester, only a short taxi ride away. For Liverpool Airport, head towards Runcorn via the M56 and take the A557 via Junction 12. Cross the River Mersey and from here follow signs for the airport.