Category: Blog


Explore the top golf courses in Cheshire

Cheshire offers a wide range of golf courses to suit all abilities, making it the perfect destination for your next golf adventure. Delamere Forest Golf Course Founded in 1910, tradition remains a consistent part of the Delamere golf course. The original designs by Herbert Fowler have remained untouched and full advantage has been made of… Read more »

8 Summer Events – not to be missed

Summer is coming (soon!) and the local area is brimming with exciting events not to be missed. Here are some of our favourites: 1. Bolesworth International, 6-16 June 2024 An equestrian summer festival full of international showjumping, live music, action, and family-friendly entertainment. This event has grown over the years and is a destination for… Read more »

4 of the best spring walks

Spring is showing signs of bursting through, with new shoots and new life everywhere you look. It’s a great time to take advantage of the brighter days and head out for a wander among the blooms, before heading in for a warm bite in your local pub. Here are our favourite flower-filled walks in Cheshire:… Read more »

Why We’re One Of The Best Pubs To Visit In Cheshire This Christmas

Nothing says Christmas like a quintessentially British countryside pub. Roaring log fires, hearty homecooked comfort food and red wine by the bottle. At The Lion, we have all 3 and more! We might be biased, but we reckon we’re one of the best pubs to visit in Cheshire this Christmas. But don’t just take us… Read more »

Getting into the Halloween Spirit – Spooky Stories and Events in Cheshire

As the autumn leaves fall and the air turns crisp, we’re embracing the Halloween spirit here at The Lion. As Halloween approaches, our staff have been sharing their own spine-tingling tales, and discussing their favourite Halloween events in Cheshire to help us celebrate spooky season as best we can. Get involved with us! In this… Read more »

Slow Summer Staycations – Our Favourite Trend Of 2023

The pandemic helped us Brits to fall back in love with the summer staycation, a long-forgotten concept that had been lost amidst our decades-long love affair with Mediterranean cuisine, Balearic seas and French vineyards. Our desire to leave these shores in pursuit of foreign climes was curtailed back in 2020, with COVID rendering foreign holidays… Read more »

Cheshire Summer Events 2023, What’s on nearby?

With the sun shining and the days getting longer, now is the perfect time to explore the vibrant festival scene and immerse yourself in the cultural experiences that Cheshire has to offer. At The Lion we LOVE a summer event and like to support our neighbours with their fantastic offerings. So, our team decided to… Read more »

The Best Rosé And White Wines On Our Menu, From Our Team

The late British wine critic Michael Broadbent believed that: “Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilised pleasures.” At The Lion, this is a doctrine that we certainly subscribe to, and we aim to provide our customers with the perfect setting to enjoy our delicious wines, as well… Read more »

St George’s Day – Celebrating Our Best British Food

With April upon us, St George’s Day is just around the corner and here at The Lion we’re looking forward to celebrating the best of what our nation has to offer. Though we’re just a few miles from the border with Wales, we’re proudly situated in the North West of England and so in anticipation… Read more »