There are so many hotels around Manchester that it can be hard to pick the best. When it comes to Cheshire and Chester, and other stunning areas less than an hour’s drive from Manchester, alongside some high-quality low-cost options, many of the oldest hotels come complete with their own backstory, too.
Take the Courthouse in Knutsford, a former – you guessed it – court house, that now offers a fascinating and dog-friendly overnight stay. Or the fabulous Chester Townhouse, a charming independent hotel at the heart of this wonderful, historic city.
To make life easy when it comes to booking, here’s our expert guide.