Author: the-swan

Staying Outside Of Chester – Benefits Of Being On The Edge Of The City

When looking for a British staycation, we realise it’s hard to choose between a city break or a countryside getaway. Conveniently at The Swan, we have you covered for both! If you’re planning on staying outside of Chester, whether that’s for the races, a spot of shopping or just because it’s somewhere you want to… Read more »

Reasons To Love Autumn Staycations In Cheshire

Autumn offers staycation-ers a different type of holiday to the sunseekers but one just as relaxing and memorable. As the cooler weather draws in and the leaves start to turn brown, where better to be than the beautiful English countryside? Because that’s exactly what you get when you come to stay at The Swan. Located… Read more »

Christening Reception Décor Ideas From Our Team

Deciding to have your child christened is definitely a reason to celebrate. It’s a time to invite family and friends to gather for a celebration and share the joy. Organising a christening can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to look after your new baby, but they are worth it. Plus, our team at The… Read more »

Pub Food In Cheshire – Our Team’s Favourite Dishes

Pub in Cheshire

Here at The Swan, every one of our menu items is created with our customers in mind. We have something for everyone with our pub food in Cheshire, from our Stanley John’s 28-day prime beef and fresh battered fish and chips to our seasonal menu that changes depending on what tastes are popular at any… Read more »

Hiking The Sandstone Trail: What You Need To Know

Hiking the Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail is the ruby-like jewel in the North West’s crown when it comes to walking routes. The 34-mile-long ramble is the perfect way to take in the beauty of central Cheshire and the surrounding area.  Created in 1974, the Sandstone Trail was voted as one of Britain’s favourite walks by ITV viewers, and… Read more »

What Can You Use Our Tarporley Event Space For?

We love hosting all kinds of occasions at The Swan, and what better a place to utilise than our historic Tarporley event space? Our Tarporley Room dates back to 1762, back when our pub was a convenient stopping place for those travelling the 200 miles from the north of England to London. Beautifully decorated with… Read more »

Planning A Fishing Trip In Cheshire

Fishing trip in Cheshire

At The Swan, we know that some of our bedroom guests enjoy a spot of fishing. We also get those who come to us for an evening meal and a few drinks after a day, or even an overnight stay, at the waterside. To help you get the best out of your time, our team… Read more »

Easter Activities In Cheshire This Year

2022 Easter Activities In Cheshire

There are plenty of things going on this Easter holiday to keep the boredom at bay. This year, the Easter break for kids takes place between Monday 4th April and Monday 18th April (this includes the bank holidays). With the kids off school and the weather turning a corner, is there a more perfect time… Read more »

Five Bottles Of Wine To Try At The Swan

At The Swan, we (and our customers) love a fine wine. We provide a wide range, available either to buy by the glass or bottle, and we firmly believe the right choice can make a big difference to your food dish too! When paired correctly, a great wine can greatly accentuate the flavours of your… Read more »

Ideas For A Simple Day Out In Cheshire

Simple day out in Cheshire

Are you looking for a nice, simple and easy day out in the Cheshire region? We’ve got you covered! Whether you’re seeking out some family fun and activities with the kids or after a chilled afternoon delving into Cheshire’s history and heritage… Perhaps you fancy getting out and about to take in the fresh air… Read more »