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Chomondeley Pageant of Power

Posted by Luci Ackers on May 19, 2015
Cromwell's Manor
Cromwell's Manor
  • Cromwell's Manor
  • Turtledove Hideaway
  • Turtledove Hideaway
  • The Knoll Tower
  • Orchard Cottage, Cheshire
  • Orchard Cottage, Cheshire


Cholmondeley Pageant of Power is a large celebration of all things speedy. It takes place annually in the magnificent grounds of Cholmondeley Castle and this June is its 8th year. The pageant, on the 12th, 13th and 14th of June promises over 120 of the country's most valuable and iconic cars and bikes, as well as demonstrations, stunts and displays taking place on road and water. The first ever parade of every production Lotus ever manufactured, classic motorbike displays, drag demonstrations and stunt planes are all just some of what you can expect.

Celebrating power in all its forms, the weekend also brings music concerts with genres of rock, pop and classic music to entertain visitors in the evenings – the weekend certainly promises to be a memorable one.

Rural Retreats have teamed up with the Pageant of Power in order to give you a 10% discount on entrance. Tickets are available for the Friday, Saturday or Sunday, or you can purchase a full three-day ticket. Children go free on the Friday.

All you have to do is pop in the code CPOPRR when you are purchasing tickets from the Cholmondeley website: www.cpop.co.uk

Located in Cheshire, the Cholmondeley estate is surrounded by fantastic countryside and we have a handful of properties really close by. Why not escape for a weekend in June? Spend an exhilarating day in the grounds of Cholmondeley watching the entertainment and then return to your luxury retreat for a peaceful evening.

From the following properties you have easy access to the event and all that the stunning grounds of Cholmondeley have to offer, not to mention lovely surrounding countryside too. They have availability for the weekend of the 12th but act quick because we can't guarantee spaces won't fill up fast!


Cromwell's Manor, Near Nantwich in Cheshire (5 miles away)

Built in 1620, this Grade II listed former barn retains many of its original features. It is an 8-guest property ideal for larger groups with a spacious, open plan living area that has a vaulted ceiling and timber beams along with a log-burning stove right in the centre. Cromwell's Manor holds a fantastic position in the grounds of Woodhey Hall and French doors lead to a terrace with garden furniture and a well-fenced garden with barbecue.

Book Cromwell's Manor here.



Turtledove Hideaway, near Whitchurch in Shropshire (15 miles away)

A romantic retreat in the oldest market town in North Shropshire. Turtledove Hideaway is a stylish and modern little property with beautifully furnished interiors. It is located alongside the owner's house, approached via a private lane and a willow screen offers privacy. At just 320 square feet, Turtledove Hideaway has recently been named one of the most amazing tiny homes in the UK, it featured last year in Ideal Home Magazine and has also appeared in the Telegraph. Here you are perfectly placed to explore all the nearby towns and rolling countryside.

Book Turtledove Hideaway.



The Knoll Tower, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal in Shropshire (37 miles away)

This unique little hide-away for two in the grounds of the historic Weston Park enjoys panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and the Welsh borders. Originally a Victorian hunting lodge, this property has three floors and is surrounded by excellent parkland that is perfect for exploring. This historic escape is ideal for a romantic retreat.

Book The Knoll Tower.



Orchard Cottage, Rainow in Cheshire (40 miles away)

Part of a barn conversion, Orchard Cottage can accommodate up to 6 guests in a modern 3-bedroom property. The original building dated back to the 1850s and the property retains its charm with a wood-burning stove and wonderful views out over the open countryside. Here you are right on the edge of the Peak District National Park, so this one's a great one for keen walkers. A private garden has a stone patio and there is an orchard to wander too. A number of attractions are close by including several National Trust properties within easy reach.

Book Orchard Cottage here.



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Luci Ackers
Author: Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.

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