Delamere, Cheshire

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Delamere St Peter 2.jpg
St Peter's Church, Delamere
Delamere is located in Cheshire
Delamere shown within Cheshire
OS grid reference SJ563686
Civil parish
  • Delamere
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CW8
Dialling code 01606
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°08′N 2°24′W / 53.13°N 2.40°W / 53.13; -2.40Coordinates: 53°08′N 2°24′W / 53.13°N 2.40°W / 53.13; -2.40

Delamere is a village and civil parish in Cheshire. It is situated approximately 7 miles to the west of Northwich, within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 census was 1,025.[1] The name of the village comes from the French de la mere "of the lake".

The civil parish is well known for the Delamere Forest, an expanse of oak, pine and sycamore trees which forms the largest woodland in Cheshire.[2] It includes the hills of Old Pale and Eddisbury Hill, part of the Mid Cheshire Ridge.

There are several cafés, including the Station House Café at Delamere railway station and Delamere Café in Delamere Forest. Other services include Delamere stores.

Gallery of images of Delamere
Frith Avenue 
Delamere school 
Station house 


Delamere is served by Delamere railway station which opened on 22 June 1870. There are reguler stopping services to both Chester and Manchester Piccadilly


On Pale Heights (National Grid SJ543696) was the origin (meridian) of the first Ordnance Survey one inch mapping of the whole of the United Kingdom.[3]

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