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.
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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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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