Pickmere, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Pickmere and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Childhood Memories By Deborah Taylor Nee Barraclough

As a child I spent all my summers in Pickmere at my nana's caravan on a camp site just across from the entrance to Pickmere Lake. My nana worked in the Happy Hour Club, and also in Happy ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by debbietaylor61

My Gran & Grandad Jack Spencer

Jack & Unice Spencer were my grandparents, they owned the boats on Pickmere Lake. My life after the war was idillic when living with them, thousands flocked from Salford & Manchester to camp, fish and row my ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by John Bailey

Going To School At G.B.  1940

In the forties, we would cycle past this pond on the left then turn left towards Gt Budwarth [think that's how you spell it], passing a small woodland with sandy banks, eventually arriving at Gt Budworth, down an ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by Brenda Burton