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River Dee

Chester, England
+44 1244 400594
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US$ 75.16*
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White Water Rafting in Llangollen
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US$ 724.30*
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Dee Valley Private Day Trip from Caernarfon with Hotel Transport
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“band stand” (28 reviews)
Chester, England
+44 1244 400594
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely river, bridges and park walks. Rowing clubs nearby. Peaceful, mostly car free location due to some access points. Ice cream and snack bars. River trips. Easy parking nearby e.g. at Little Roodee. Family friendly location.

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The river can be seen from the city walls or walked along. Whichever you choose, it is a busy river, with old bridges and a suspension bridge along with a weir and a variety of boats including a paddle steamer.

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river was so beautiful. We accessed the river through the Queen Bridge and the scenery was stunning.

Thank JaneLiew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant setting to have a nice walk down by the river Dee you can take a look at the racecourse and in the spring and summer there are cruises available the other advantage is that it is a short distance to the center of...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I were in Chester on Tuesday. We walked along the paved riverbank called The Groves. We saw plenty of picnic benches and an old-fashioned bandstand. This location is a hive of activity during the Summer season but it was deserted when we were...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my friend for a walk to the river dee. We enjoyed our walk. Nice view. You can have coffee, lunch or dinner there, you have some options. You can take the boat and make a small tour in the river.

Thank ifkesap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be one of my favourite places in Chester, during the summer the river is alive with boats floating up and down and people sitting enjoying the views and if your lucky also listening to a band playing. If you like people watching...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a boat trip on Lady Diana, up the River Dee and back, the trip was 30mins in total and on the whole fairly enjoyable. On board commentary was poor and needs updating but okay value for money.

Thank 49thst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very picturesque riverside walk. Continue to the boat club and admire the beautiful houses on the banks of the river. Even on a cold bright November day it was enjoyable, would love to return in summer and do the same walk, lots of benches to...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Love this little hidden gem, it’s tucked away and you wouldn’t believe your in the middle of a city! It’s a brilliant place to sit and enjoy the sun. Plenty of ice cream kiosks. Boat trips are a nice way to enjoy the river dee...More

Thank pixietrixie11
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13 November 2017|
Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there is a restaurant 'Hickories' and a pub/ bar called 'the boat house ' and I believe the boats would be available... probably not the ice cream stands mind... 😂
29 May 2017|
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Response from SteveJWallasey | Reviewed this property |
I believe not the motor boats but if you ask the rowing boat guy I am sure he is inclined to be helpful...