A tiny village located in the county of Cheshire, Daresbury falls under the purview of Halton. The village is widely known as being the birthplace of the world famous author, Lewis Carroll, which is an important part of its identity and culture. The Lewis Carroll Visitor Centre is also the biggest attraction in the village while the Creamfields dance festival has been a popular annual event in the area since 2006. With its small town charm and distinct character, Daresbury is a vibrant and unique destination boasting history and culture.
There are a number of small businesses that represent the economy of this small village, with the likes of lawyers and software development companies working out of serviced offices. SecureDigitali is one of the IT consultancies in the area while Optimised Energy Solutions Ltd. deals with energy engineering solutions. There are several event management companies in the area while healthcare professionals, taxi companies and conference venues are also based here.
Entertainment And Dining Out
When it comes to entertainment the annual Creamfields festival pulls out all stops for a few days every year. Daresbury Park Hotel has a few entertainment options for music-lovers. The village is a relatively quiet place with small scale entertainment but there is plenty within easy reach in the nearby towns of Preston Brook and Halton. The village itself has one major restaurant, which is Ring O’Bells, serving traditional English food in a cosy pub setting. For more options, the nearby towns of Moore and Halton are within easy reach while the Park Hotel also has local cuisine on offer.
Travelling in and around Daresbury is limited to roadways with the A56 Trunk Road passing through it. The B5356, also known as Daresbury Lane, allows bus, coach, and other transport services to join up with the A56. Runcorn East Railway Station is the closest train station linking Daresbury to places like Manchester and Chester. Manchester Airport is the closest air-transport link for commuters from the village.