We were going to write a blog post for November about Bonfire Night events in Hale Barns and the Altrincham, Sale & Knutsford areas but as we come to post this, local events are either cancelled or in a state of hiatus. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and we’ll keep you updated as we find the latest on these.
Instead, and given the current situation, we thought we’d highlight a few days out and activities, available around the Bulls Head over the winter period. Many can be done as small groups, some are more suited to individuals; all can be enhanced by starting, finishing or including within them a little light refreshment… obviously.
For example, in our October post, we talked about how we welcome dogs and highlighted a few dog friendly walks in the area. If that’s you, then you can still read that article, do the walk and bring your pooch for some post perambulation pampering.
However, as the nights get longer and the days cooler, we thought we’d highlight a few of our favourite winter activities and some that our regular visitors like to do when they visit the Bulls Head too.
Things to do in Hale Barns throughout winter
So, despite the developing lockdown there’s still plenty to do around Hale Barns and out in the countryside to the south of our hotel and restaurant. We’re just seven miles from the shopping mecca that is Knutsford and nearby Tatton Park. Tatton’s park, farm & gardens are open, all be it with reduced hours, over winter.
For the more active, and closer to home, Ringway Golf Club is on our doorstep and Hale Golf Club is just a five minute drive away. Again, both ideal for a winter stretch of the legs. Finally, for cyclists, a quick look at Strava’s heat maps shows we’re on a pretty popular route through Hale en-route to Knutsford. For you lot, do feel free to pop in for tea and medals if it’s cold & wet, we’re open every day.
So, there you go. If you’re lucky enough to find a Halloween or Bonfire Night party near Hale Barns, to kick off the early part of the festive season, we’ll be here if you’d like to book a table and make night of it.
If however, the current situation precludes that, then perhaps you’ll think of us and pop in when you’re enjoying the great outdoors and the best that winter has to offer in South Manchester.
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