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Metal detecting gang who targeted Beeston Castle sentenced in court

Metal detecting gang who targeted Beeston Castle sentenced in court

A “nighthawking” gang has been sentenced after admitting metal detecting at historic Cheshire monument, Beeston Castle.

The men appeared at Chester Magistrates for sentencing today (May 7) following an investigation by Cheshire Police, Historic England and South Yorkshire Police.

May 7, 2021
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

English Heritage has completed a 4000-year-old replica Bronze Age roundhouse built by volunteers and school children in the grounds of Beeston Castle near Nantwich.

February 24, 2020
The Northern Belle

Last minute Cheshire days out and Christmas gifts

The Christmas holiday season might just be everyone’s favourite time of the year.

If anything, it’s a perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with the loved ones doing something nice.

December 17, 2019
Volunteers rebuild 4,000-year-old Bronze Age house at Beeston Castle

Volunteers rebuild 4,000-year-old Bronze Age house at Beeston Castle

A Bronze Age house is being reconstructed by English Heritage volunteers at Beeston Castle near Nantwich – 4,000 years after it disappeared.

Workers are using authentic tools and archaeological evidence informed by the recent discoveries at the Bronze Age settlement in Cambridgeshire as well as earlier discoveries at Beeston Castle.

May 27, 2019
Stonemason reunited with matchbox left in Beeston Castle wall in 1964!

Stonemason reunited with matchbox left in Beeston Castle wall in 1964!

A retired stonemason who left a matchbox buried in a wall at Beeston Castle has been reunited with it – more than 50 years later!

Martin Goulding, now 78, left the box and a note inside buried in a supporting wall of a toilet block he helped to erect in the ancient castle grounds back in 1964.

March 27, 2019
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Beeston Castle and Woodland Park – Nature Craft

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park – Nature Craft

February 10, 2019
Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

A Jousting Tournament & Melee will be held at Beeston Castle near Nantwich this Bank Holiday weekend.

Jousting goes back to its roots in this no-holds-barred contest of strength, skill and horsemanship.

May 22, 2018
Aardman film Early Man’s half-term appearance at Beeston Castle

Aardman film Early Man’s half-term appearance at Beeston Castle

Aardman and Studiocanal’s new film Early Man comes to Cheshire’s Beeston Castle in February half term.

The venue will hold special Early Man Quests when visitors can follow in the footsteps of their Neolithic ancestors.

February 4, 2018
Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

A celebration of autumn comes to Beeston Castle and Woodland Park this weekend as the castle celebrates its annual Autumn Fair.

Falconry displays, music and other outdoor entertainments are on offer as well as a chance to explore the castle’s 4,000-year history and 40 acres of woodland park.

October 2, 2017
Beeston Castle to stage “Clash of Knights” tournament this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage “Clash of Knights” tournament this weekend

Beeston Castle near Nantwich is staging a special ‘Clash of Knights’ tournament this weekend.

Visitors will be transported back to medieval times recreated in the grounds of the castle, as teams of knights battle it out to test their strength and skill in combat.

July 28, 2017
Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Medieval knights are set to descend on Beeston Castle near Nantwich this weekend for a jousting competition.

The sights and sounds of the 13th century will be on offer over the Bank Holiday weekend, as English Heritage invites visitors to step back in time.

May 25, 2017
Beeston Castle to stage popular Autumn Fair

Beeston Castle to stage popular Autumn Fair

A celebration of autumn comes to Beeston Castle and Woodland Park on October 1 and 2.

The English Heritage castle near Nantwich celebrates its annual Autumn Fair with falconry displays, music, foraging, local craftsmen, wildlife groups, and even a dog show.

September 26, 2016