Holt bridge

The battle of Farndon and the siege of Holt 1643

1st September 2024

A guided walk led by Paul Wright and Dr Andrew Abram (author of the book about Sir William Brereton's Cheshire army More Like Lions than Men) looking at the 1643 Civil War battle that was fought for control of the bridge, as well as the other actions that took place there, and the related siege of Holt Castle. 

Meet in the small car park adjacent to the bridge on the Farndon side of the River Dee (CH3 6PU) at 10:30. 


For further information.


Chester siege breach information board Siege of Chester 1645-46
Sunday 23rd June 2024
Read More

Framlingham castle at sunset - Happy Bean Photography used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International Framlingham Castle Visit
Saturday 29th June 2024
Read More

Battle of Northampton 1460
Wednesday 10th July 2024
Read More

John Hampden memorial at Chalgrove Battle of Chalgrove 1643
Sunday 14th July 2024
Read More

Edgcote battlefield Battle of Edgcote 1469
Wednesday 24th July 2024
Read More

Edgehill battlefield Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 6th October 2024
Read More

The Battlefields Resource Centre