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Historic Chester

Here are some of our favourites in the City - most are just a short walk from Manderley!

1. Walk the City Walls
2. Boating on the Dee or a take a River Cruise to Eaton Gardens
3. A ghost tour or guided walk
4. Chester Zoo
5. Shops, restaurants, pubs and bars – and lots of them!
6. Chester Cathedral
7. The Amphitheatre, Roman Garden and Dewa Roman experience
8. Grosvenor Museum & Grosvenor Park
9. Race day at the ‘The Roodee’
10. The Meadows – ferry to The Red House pub in the Summer months


........Just a short drive, train or bus ride from Chester - something for everyone!


- Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich
- Beeston Castle, Beeston
- National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port
- Salt Museum, Northwich
- Stretton Water Mill, Stretton


- Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich
- Cholmondeley Castle, Cholmondeley
- Mount Pleasant Gardens, Kelsall
- Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston
- Tatton Park, Knutsford


- Walking, cycling, horse-riding
- Chester Sailing Club
- Curzon Park Golf Club
- Delamere Loop for horse riders
- Go Ape, Delamere Forest
- Sandstone Trail Walk
- Offa’s Dyke National Trail
- Loggerheads Country Park
- Cycling routes
- Mountain Biking near Mold
- Motor Sports at Oulton Park, Tarporley


- Catalyst Science and Discovery Centre,
- Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port


- Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port

Outside Cheshire NW England

Liverpool just 25 miles away by car, 45 minutes by train ..... Tate Liverpool,
The Albert Dock & Maritime Museum, Beatles Museum, Shopping at Liverpool 1 /
Manchester 35miles from Chester by car, 1+ hour by train ...... the Lowry Gallery
Salford Quays, the Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester Art Gallery, shopping at the Arndale or Trafford centres

North Wales

North Wales is on Chester’s doorstep with Mold, Ruthin, Denbeigh & Langollen all within a
30 minute drive (see under activities above). An hour will take you to Conway and
Llandudno, with Snowdonia and Caernarvon a little further on.

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