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Delamere Forest

Delamere Forest or Delamere Forest Park is a wood in the Cheshire West and Chester area of Cheshire, England, near the town of Frodsham. It includes 972 hectares (2,400 acres) of mixed deciduous and evergreen woodland, making it the largest area of woodland in Cheshire. The name means "forest of the lakes".


Chester Zoo's new Islands habitat has helped attract one million visitors to the zoo earlier than ever before

Chester Zoo is one of UK's most popular tourist attractions

Visit Britain survey for 2015 also shows increase in numbers for Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

Rick Astley to perform at Delamere Forest next summer

Pop icon will headline one of the popular Forest Live gigs

One of Castle Park's striking beech trees in full autumn colour

Where are Cheshire's most stunning autumn walks?

Walking is a great way to enjoy quality family time and, best of all, it's free!

Delamere Spartans say development of the Kingswood area would have an 'extremely negative impact' on them

Delamere Forest log cabins would have 'extremely negative impact', say running club

Delamere Spartans believe the green belt 'should be protected at all costs'

Nearly 3,000 people took part in the the first ever Cheshire Memory Walk held at Delamere Forest. Picture by Chris Bull

Thousands head for Delamere Forest to join in Memory Walk event

Alzheimer's Society’s first ever Memory Walk in Cheshire for a world without dementia

Couple ran Delamere Parkrun in wedding attire hours before getting hitched

Paul and Liz Humphries from Hoole Bank took a 'chilled' approach on their big day

Delamere Forest £15m log cabins vision back on the table

Forestry Commission aims to provide better rationale for revised scheme as well as offering greater benefits

Methodist Church supports Cheshire Search and Rescue

Fundraising projects planned for two years

Chester's first parkrun happening on Saturday at country park

Parkrun health craze is sweeping the nation 

No riot at Delamere Forest but Kaiser Chiefs wow the crowd

Front man Ricky's new clean-cut TV look clashes with old rock 'n' roll image but most people seemed to love it

Delamere Forest gig with Heaton and Abbott was...just beautiful

A trip down memory lane with brilliant music and host with an easy manner

Jamie Vardy's wedding venue and 9 other stunning places to get married in Cheshire

Leicester City star marries fiancee Becky Nicholson at Peckforton Castle today

Chester nurse, wife, mum and grandma remembered at Delamere Forest Race for Life

Brain tumour victim Isobel Lyall described as 'one of life's beautiful people'

Some of the best campsites within a two hour drive of Chester

Thinking about going for a break?

Win family pass to charity bike ride

Deadline for entries is Friday, May 6

8 pubs and restaurants near Chester with the best views

The sun's out, so make the most of these places with stunning views

Eight great dog walks near Chester

How to make the most of the lighter evenings

Cheshire pub forced to close early due to small fire

But the Oakmere hostelry is expected to be open as usual

10 stunning wedding venues near Chester

It's wedding season, so here are some of the county's best offerings

Toxic algae has been found in the water at Hatchmere Lake

Body recovered from Delamere Forest lake

Hatchmere Lake was focus of massive police search on Sunday


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