The sun's out, so make the most of it by treating yourself to an ice cream.

We are lucky that Cheshire boasts some of the most delicious ice cream in the country, so consult our handy guide of where to get the very best.

Backford Belles

Award-winning Backford Belles serves up more than 20 varieties of real, delicious Jersey ice cream and sorbets for you to enjoy in scoops or to take home in tubs.

Acres Farm, Chester Road, Backford, Chester, CH1 6PE

Nicholls at Parkgate

Nicholls in Parkgate are well known for their tasty ice cream which they have been providing for 75 years. With dozens of scrumptious flavours to choose from, each ice cream is hand-made using the finest Italian flavours.

The Parade, Parkgate, Neston, CH64 6SA

Baskin Robbins

The world-famous, American-based Baskin Robbins ice cream is available in Chester, in a plethora of flavours, with a wide range of cookies to go with it!

Unit 25, St Michael's Square, Grovenor Shopping Centre, Chester

Snugbury's

Snugbury's in Nantwich
Snugbury's in Nantwich

Snugbury's is famous for its ice-cream, served in a converted barn with a courtyard and canalside walking trail nearby. The ice cream is available on delicious cones or in tubs for you to take home.

Park Farm, Chester Rd, Hurleston, Nantwich CW5 6BU

Thorntons

Sample Thorntons' luxury dairy ice cream after a long day of shopping in Chester city centre. It would almost be rude not to.

39 Eastgate St, City Centre, Chester

Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

A life-size magical ice cream tree at the new-look Ice Cream Farm at Tattenhall

The Ice Cream Farm doesn't just boast yummy dairy ice cream, it's also a great family day out. But the ice cream is a big part of it, boasting more than 40 flavours and combinations.

Drumlan Hall Farm, Newton Ln, Tattenhall, CH3 9NE

Can you think of any more great places to get an ice cream? Let us know in the comments section below.