We have developed a range of trails where you can explore out town and learn more about the history of Nantwich.  Remember to stay safe and observe social distancing. Please remember that many buildings are private property, but can be viewed from the road.

Nantwich Town Trail

Our town trail starts at the Museum, and guides you to some of the more interesting sites in our beautiful historic town. How many questions can you answer? An ideal activity to do as a family.

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Nantwich Town Trail

Nantwich Town Trail Answers

The Great Fire of Nantwich Trail

Find out more about how, and why, why this terrible disaster affected Nantwich.

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Great Fire of Nantwich Trail

Nantwich Benchmark Trail

Did you know quite a few building in Nantwich have a special sign on them? Learn where to find them and what the signs were used for.

Nantwich Museum Benchmark Trail
Nantwich Benchmark Tour

This introductory tour tells you what benchmarks are for, and where to find them.

We also have two trails, where you can find even more benchmarks.

Nantwich West Benchmark Trail

Nantwich East Benchmark Trail

If you wish to have these trails on your phone, please scan this QR code:

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Nantwich Workhouse Trail

Did you know that Nantwich had its own workhouse, where poor people ended up? This tour should be suitable for most ages – but younger primary children will appreciate some adult interpretation.

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Nantwich Workhouse Trail

Nantwich Shoe Factories

Nantwich Shoe Factories Trail

Nantwich Shoe Factories

Things to do

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