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Little Sutton

  • FOUNDED 1863
  • MANAGED BY Merseyrail

Little Sutton is a suburb of Ellesmere Port boasting over 1000 years of agricultural history and cottage industry. This little village is situated in north west Cheshire and is located between Childer Thornton and Great Sutton.

Station information

The Grade II listed station building is situated on the Ellesmere Port branch of the Wirral Line, part of the Merseyrail network. In the 18thcentury Little Sutton was an important transport hub and was the halfway stopping point for horse-drawn carriages between Chester and Birkenhead, a legacy it honors with its modern-day transport links today, hosting frequent rail services between Ellesmere Port and Liverpool.

The station is unstaffed and is not accessible. For nearest disabled access, please visit Hooton Station. Find out more about the station and it’s amenities here

Visiting Little Sutton

Just 7 miles from Chester City Centre, the ancient village of Little Sutton retains much of its rural charm and is popular with commuters.

Days out in Little Sutton include:

Burleydam Garden Centre is popular with green-fingered shoppers. The centre boasts an impressive range of in and outdoor homeware and the onsite Orchard Café offers delicious cakes and a selection of hot and cold drinks for everyone to enjoy. Find out more
Ellesmere Port Golf Club situated in Little Sutton, offers lush greens and a range of tee-off times for members with non-members very welcome to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in the bar. Find out more

Be a PAL – Local community group PALS Positive Action for Little Sutton organise some fantastic events in Little Sutton including the Scarecrow Festival that saw hundreds of homemade scarecrows erected in homes across the village. This popular festival is set to become an annual event. Find out more and get involved here