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Lovely canal walks

Have visited Chester many times and never got to see the canals Fascinating to see how they carved... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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Relax by the Canalside

The Canalside at Chester is one of the "must visit" canal locations on the historic and active... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2015
Nailsea, England, United Kingdom
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Jul 30, 2018
“Great walk.”
Oct 22, 2017
“Lovely canal walks”
The Shropshire Union Canal and the River Dee both flow through the centre of the historic walled city of Chester. The medieval streets, magnificent cathedral and dramatic Roman amphitheatre are all memorable sights. The surrounding coutryside is...more
Gorse Stacks House George Street, Chester CH1 3EQ, England
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

A walk along the canalside in Chester is always a treat but when the weather is really good as it has been this Summer it even better. Walking along the canalside watching the narrowboats chug down is superb and dropping into a canalside pub such...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Have visited Chester many times and never got to see the canals Fascinating to see how they carved through the rock to build the canals See the town from a different perspective

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Chester Canal Trail well worth doing plenty of interesting places to visit.NOTE Deep water children must be accompanied The Canal Basin&Taylor's Boat Yard found very interesting especially if you can someone to take you on a tour

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

There are several cafes, restaurants and apartments around the Canalside area, which were once mills and warehouses during the Industrial Age. It's an atmospheric place, with lots of colourful boats and outdoor dining in spring/summer. A lovely place to walk and cycle, or just sit...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank EveReviews99
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stopped for 1 night as part of a 2 week canal boat holiday. Were going to stop for 2 nights but 1 was enough. Parked by bridge 123E. Knew there were some bars along from us but as we were going out ourselves we didn't...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Karen G
Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Canalside at Chester is one of the "must visit" canal locations on the historic and active British Canal System. Best experienced by boat, but the walk from City Road Bridge near the Railway Station heading toward the City will take you past old warehouses...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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