Category: Blog


What’s Within Walking Distance from The Swan?

From antique curio and craft shops, delis and gift emporiums to aesthetics and barbers’ shops – there’s plenty of excuses for a leisurely shopping trip in Tarporley. Did you know that there are several clothing shops in Tarporley that sell everything from high-end ladieswear to apparel for hunting, shooting, and fishing? It’s fair to say… Read more »

How To Plan A Pub Wedding

At The Swan at Tarporley, we are a popular venue for weddings. While the traditional options of churches, chapels and registry offices remain as popular as ever, pubs are perfect for those who want to encompass the celebratory aspect of their marriage with something a little less formal or religious. We’re well versed with all… Read more »

6 Castles In Cheshire To Visit

When people come to visit us at The Swan for an overnight stay, they often want to explore what Cheshire has to offer. For many of our guests, one of the most attractive things about Tarporley is the number of stunning castles that are in the area. An ideal day trip for all ages, exploring… Read more »

Planning A Golf Trip In Cheshire

Planning a Golf Trip in Cheshire

At The Swan at Tarporley, we know that many of our guests enjoy a trip to a local golf course or two whilst staying at us. We also get plenty of guests come to us for an evening meal and some drinks after a Sunday playing golf. Because we know that those in our local… Read more »

Our Top Things To Do In Cheshire

Things to do in Cheshire

What makes a great day out? For you, it might be family fun and activities with the kids. Maybe you’d prefer to take a quiet afternoon delving into Cheshire’s history and heritage at one of the many museums. Or perhaps getting out and about to take in the fresh air on horseback or on two… Read more »

Take A Look Inside The History Of The Swan

History Of The Swan

Built in the 16th century, The Swan at Tarporley has been welcoming guests through its doors for more than 400 years. Set in the heart of West Cheshire, The Swan is a quintessentially English village pub steeped in history. Recognised as one of Cheshire’s best pubs for over four centuries, we at The Swan are… Read more »

Why Community Makes Us One Of Cheshire’s Best Pubs

Cheshire's best pubs - The Swan at Tarporley

At The Swan in Tarporley we’re proud to have been one of Cheshire’s best pubs, for more than four centuries. During this time, we’ve sought to offer a warm welcome, great beers, simple yet tasty, locally sourced food and comfortable rooms. But most importantly of all, to provide a hub to the local community. What… Read more »

Great Places To Stay In Cheshire

Great places to stay in Cheshire

It’s the year of the Great British staycation, and what better an area for a trip away than Cheshire? Encapsulated in history, this county boasts a number of attractions for all ages, with all interests. From shopping, to sightseeing – there’s always plenty of things to do in the area we call home at The… Read more »