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DriveWorks World Weekend Recommendations

If you’re planning on staying around before or after DriveWorks World, we’ve put together a list of places that you can visit.

Make the most of your time in Cheshire

The Park Royal is in a great location to visit lots of the UK’s top attractions via public transport. We’ve put together a list of places we recommend, so you can make the most of your stay! Click on the image of each place to find out more.


Just twenty minutes away by train with plenty of things to see and do, including the Museum of Science and Industry, Old Trafford and Etihad soccer stadiums, The Lowry, indoor ski slopes at the ChillFactore, and plenty of places to do some shopping and enjoy good food and drink.

Thirty minutes on the train will take you to this beautiful walled city filled with traditional black and white buildings, a 1000 year old cathedral, unique shopping rows, heritage tours, river cruises and great bars and restaurants as well as an interesting Roman history to learn about.

An historic maritime city with lots to explore that’s only a thirty minute train ride away. Visit the Liverpool FC soccer stadium, many museums and galleries, take a tour through the Mersey tunnels – an engineering masterpiece – and learn all about The Beatles’ history.

The UK’s capital city packed with exciting places and amazing architecture, all just a two hours away on the train. Visit the London Eye, the Harry Potter studios, Tower Bridge, The Natural History Museum, Big Ben, the Tower of London, and of course, Buckingham Palace.


Hollie’s Farm Shop
A shop that’s popular amongst the DriveWorks team, providing the best quality artisan produce, all from local suppliers. It’s a twenty minute walk or five minute taxi ride away. Open Saturday 8am-7pm and Sunday 8am-6pm.

The Trafford Centre
With over 280 stores, laser quest, rock climbing, bowling, adventure golf, the Sea Life centre and a cinema, it will certainly keep you busy! Just 30 minutes away by car. Open Saturday 10am-9pm and Sunday 12pm – 6pm.

Altrincham Market
A unique market that showcases the talent, skill, passion & creativity of the finest traders in the North West alongside some amazing food and live musicians. An hour away on the train. Open Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Cheshire Oaks
The UK’s largest designer outlet with more than 145 discounted designer shops, restaurants, bowling, adventure golf, an aquarium and a cinema. A twenty minute drive away. Open Saturday 9am-8pm and Sunday 10am-5pm.


Lymm Golf Course
An 18 hole golf course that runs alongside the Manchester ship canal where various prestigious events have been hosted. Just fifteen minutes away by car.

Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club
One of the most beautiful parkland golf courses in the UK, featuring 18 holes and an indoor golf academy. Twenty minutes away by car.

The Mere Golf Resort
The Mere has a floating golf ball driving range and a two-tier pitching green before you head to the 18 hole championship golf course. Twenty minutes away by car.

Local Attractions

Chester Zoo
The UK’s number one zoo that’s home to 20,000 animals from 500 different species. Specialists in conservation, the zoo host animal talks throughout the day and there’s a monorail you can use to explore. Open Saturday and Sunday 10am-4.30pm. An hour away on the train.

Hawkshead Brewery
You can take a 45 minute tour around the Hawkshead brewery at 2pm on Saturday or Sunday. Enjoy food, beer and some live music in the Beer Hall too. Open from 12pm on Saturday and Sunday. An hour and a half train ride will take you to the brewery in the beautiful Lake District.

Delamere Forest
An oasis where you can escape the crowds and find peace in the heart of the forest. If you’re feeling adventurous, have a go on the Go Ape! tree top adventure course or hire a segway! Open Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm. Just over an hour away by public transport.

British Heritage

Arley Hall
Arley Hall & Gardens is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the North West with elaborate ceilings, impressive fireplaces and intricate stained glass windows, overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens. Only 15 minutes away by car. Open Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm.

Tatton Park
Located in 1,000 acres of the most beautiful deer park, the former Egerton family home is open for you to explore. It has huge glorious Gardens and special rare breed animals on a working farm. You can also eat, drink and shop in the Stableyard. 20 minutes away, open Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm.

Dunham Massey
A garden for all seasons, an ancient deer park and a house filled with treasures and stories. There are some special guided walks taking place on Saturday 5th March between 11am-1pm too so it’s a great time to visit. 20 minutes away and open Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm.

Quarry Bank Mill
One of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites, showing how a complete industrial community lived. See the working mill in action and get a glimpse of what life was like for the people working in the mill. Open Saturday and Sunday 10.30am-5pm. Just under two hours away by public transport.

The Park Royal Hotel

Health Club
If you’re staying at the Park Royal Hotel you are entitled to complimentary use of the health club facilities, a swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, exercise studio and gym.

The hotel also has a tranquil spa that anyone can use. It’s open all week offering a range of relaxing treatments. Visit reception to book treatments or take a look at their spa days.

Useful Transport Information

Local Taxi
Call 01925 211211

Local Bus Stop
Out of the hotel’s lane, turn right, the bus stop is just past the school. There are also two bus stops by the Cat and Lion pub.

Local Train Station
Warrington Central

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