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Top Christmas Activities Near Malpas

Santa will be very busy this Christmas! Not only with delivering presents and visiting various Grottos around the county, but also waiting in curious locations in our lovely village of Malpas, and in the wider Cheshire area, anticipating your visit. At Christmastime, many of the stately homes that scatter the Cheshire landscape come to life… Read more »

What Can You Use Our Malpas Event Space For?

At The Lion, we’re lucky enough to be able to host a number of events in our beautiful Brereton Suite. With the décor kept purposefully neutral, so that you can decorate any and every way you wish, we open our doors to anyone wishing to use the event space for their celebration. The Bereton Suite… Read more »

The Best Firework Displays In Malpas & Cheshire

Remember, remember… The 5th of November! With Bonfire Night just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the firework displays in Malpas and around there. Cropping up all over the Cheshire countryside, the team has put together a list of a few of our favourite shows, from the all-out super fantastic mega spectaculars to small… Read more »

A Guide To Dog-Friendly Holidays At The Lion

Leaving our dogs behind is definitely the worst part about going on holiday. But who says you have to? Here at The Lion, we welcome pooches in a selected number of our bedrooms as well as in our pub. So, whether you’re dining in or staying over, bring your dog along! They deserve a holiday… Read more »

Our Picks Of The Top Summer Events In Cheshire

Summer events in Cheshire near The Lion: The Zoo

Up for a summer of fun? We are too! Cheshire has some great events to get stuck into this year, perfect for guests staying overnight at The Lion in the coming months. So, we thought we’d share some of our top picks with you. Whether you’re coming from local or afar, here are eight summer… Read more »

9 Things To Do In Malpas And Cheshire

Malpas is a charming Cheshire village steeped in history. Though small, there are plenty of things to do in the local area for every age. Whether you’re here for a short mid-week break or looking for weekend activities with the kids and your dog, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Even better, there’s lots to… Read more »

How To Plan A Corporate Away Day

How to plan a corporate away day

Swapping the hustle and bustle of the city for the tranquillity of the countryside is becoming increasingly popular for corporate away days. The pandemic has left us appreciating fresh air and open space more, and we’ve found that more and more businesses are choosing The Lion, or indeed our sister pub The Swan, to host… Read more »

Ideas For A Small Wedding In Cheshire

Intimate weddings can be just as special as larger celebrations. They’re often chosen by those who want to spend their time with their closest friends and family on their special day or generally looking for something a little more low-key. In the last few years, smaller celebrations are on the rise, and especially due to… Read more »

Quintessential Pub Experiences In Cheshire

Quintessential Pub Experiences in Cheshire

Located in the heart of a quaint little village, The Lion at Malpas is a little piece of British culture wrapped in the arms of a beautifully reworked historic building. Nestled away in the south west tip of Cheshire, a stone’s throw from the borders with Shropshire and Wales – Malpas is a beautifully peaceful… Read more »

Dog Walking Routes In Malpas & Cheshire

At The Lion at Malpas, we have a number of dog-friendly rooms, as well as some areas of our pub being dog-friendly too. We believe that holidays are all the better when you can bring your four-legged friends along too, it’s much better than leaving them behind. Luckily, our location is perfect for plenty of… Read more »