In the heart of Halton, there’s a hidden gem that’s waiting to be explored – the charming village of Hale. With its charming, thatched cottages, quaint shops, and a peaceful atmosphere that offers an escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.
Get a Glimpse of Hale’s Past.
Hale Village, home to cobbled streets, thatched cottages, and historic architecture, offers visitors a glimpse into its rich past. The village is home to St. Mary’s Church. This historic church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building. It is an active Anglican church in the deanery of Widnes.
Take a Scenic Stroll Along The Riverside.
Hale Village is its scenic riverfront. A leisurely stroll along the riverbanks provides the perfect opportunity to connect with nature and appreciate the tranquillity of the surroundings.
The Hale Lighthouse is an iconic landmark perched on a sandstone cliff and overlooks the beaches and salt marsh of the picturesque coastline. Marvel at the scenic views of the River Mersey and immerse yourself in the calming atmosphere and maritime history.
Visit a Giant in The Village of Hale.
Standing in the heart of Hale is a unique tribute to a local legend – the Childe of Hale. The statue commemorates the legend of the local figure, John Middleton, who came from the village of Hale, known to be the tallest man in history! According to legend, John stood at 9ft 3in tall and had to sleep with his feet sticking out of the windows of his cottage in Church End, Hale.
Hale Village is a place of history, natural beauty, and local legends. So, why not plan a visit to this charming destination?
There’s so much more than meets the eye in Hale Village – Come and experience the village charm for yourself!