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Address: | Earl's Eye of the River Dee, Christleton, Chester, England
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lovely open spaces

wide open green spaces, fantastic views of the river and the city. NOT a short cut to anywhere though! but great to roam around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Debbie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wide open green spaces, fantastic views of the river and the city. NOT a short cut to anywhere though! but great to roam around.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Originally known as the Earl's Eyes (islands) in an Elizabethan sale document held at the National Archives, this floodland was given to the city in perpetuity by Mr Brown of Brown's of Chester. Here you can leave the hustle and bustle of the city and walk miles along the riverside, returning the same way.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Great views of Chester and along the river plenty of places for picnics and walks and wildlife spans for 3 to 4 miles

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

A great expanse for dogs to walk on or off leash depending on how obedient your canine friend is. It is really beautiful as it is on the bank of the dee.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Only a stones throw from chester city centre you can reach the meadows over the suspension bridge in the groves. Take a walk by the river for miles eventually get to the village of farndon. Or take a short walk to sandy lane ferry where a small boat takes you to the kids play area in sandy lane. Can sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Pros: Free! Within walking distance of Chester city centre Paved sections Good for walking, dog walking, running, bird watching Kissing gates Great views of the buildings of Boughton and back towards Chester An abundance of wildlife Ferry (chargeable) available across the River Dee to Boughton at one section Cons: None!

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