High Street Malpas

Welcome to Malpas.

Malpas has an interesting selection of shops, pubs and restaurants on the High Street.

Malpas is surrounded by stunning scenery.

Malpas' 12 Apostles stand overlooking the Cheshire and Welsh countryside.

Art and literacy in Malpas.

Monty Don entertains the village at Malfest 2013.

Malpas in beautiful rural Cheshire

Sunset over the hills of Malpas

Historic church and castle

St Oswald's Church, Malpas

Malpas events

Local events in Malpas and the surrounding area...

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sports and social clubs in Malpas

Social and sports groups in Malpas and locally...

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art in Malpas Cheshire

Art in Malpas. Artists,
poets, writers, photographers
and galleries
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The history of Malpas Cheshire

Take a look at the facinating and gory history of Malpas.

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There's lots going on in Malpas!

MALFEST - Malpas Arts & Literary Festival

The Malpas Arts and Literary Festival is held every year in May. This year we will be entertained by Barbara Dickson, Fairport Convention, Mark Radcliffe and much more...

Malfest Info

Malpas Fayre

Hopefully the first of many fayres to be held in the village in July. Photos of the event in July 2013 can been seen here

Malpas Fayre

Scarecrow Trail

Another first for Malpas. Come and find all the scarecrows in the village.

Malpas Scarecrow Trail





Yesteryear Rally

Annual rally of old and vintage machinery, vehilcles and including steam engines and classic cars.

Malpas Yesteryear Rally



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Our directory will include items for sale like books, cars and clothes; local events; details of classes such as photography and languages; as well as business listings.

Malpas Directory


Malpas Directory

Come and discover the fascinating history of Malpas

Learn about the Roman road and find out who Æthelræd II was; see the line of motte-and-bailey castles that protected Cheshire's western border from raiders; visit the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle, whose owners can be traced back to William the Conqueror. Find out...
Why was Cheshire so strategically important during the civil war?
What is Malpas' gruesome secret past and what was the "Custom of Malpas".
Which foreign army was encamped in Cholmondeley Park during WWII?
Who managed to slay the child-devouring Malpas dragon?

The history of Malpas


See also: Churches, The Child-devouring dragon of Malpas, The Black Pit of Death!, The very gory 'Custom of Malpas'


Chester zoo near MalpasLocal Attractions
Castles, zoos, biking, ice-cream, play barns etc.
Churches in MalpasChurches
St Oswald's, High Street & Elim Churches

Eating & drinking in Malpas

Malpas benefits from some lovely places to eat and drink. Choose from: A Table At Eatons Restaurant; Oakden's Wine Bar that offers food; The Red Lion and The Crown pubs; Grillworx grill takeaway; Huxley's Bakery and deli; Londis Post Office and Co-Op supermarket.

Eating and drinking in Malpas

cycling and walking in MalpasCycling & Walking trails in Malpas
Beautiful walks and rides around Malpas



Shopping in Malpas

A range of shops including a barber,a hairdresser, a dog groomer, sewing and alterations and a bank.
Malpas also has free parking and free toilets.

Shopping in Malpas



Malpas Author - John Cansdale

A Writing under the name J. P. Cansdale, John has just published his first book -The Dark Echoes.

The book is available from Amazon and Waterstones.




Please send your calendar events to NickKennard@malpascheshire.co.uk

young people in MalpasYoung Persons Project
Malpas Youth Centre and activities

Malpas Farmers and Craft MarketMalpas Farmers and Craft Market
Malpas Farmers and craft market



Enjoy your time in beautiful rural Cheshire