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This property occupies an enviable waterside location beside the River Dee – relaxing on the floating-barge seating area is just the place to be in the summer, and a moment’s walk into the historic city. The bedrooms cater for all home comforts, and each room is designed with a rowing and river theme. Local beers from the JW Lees brewery feature here, whilst the hearty pub food, paired with daily-changing specials, proves popular.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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4 Silver Star Award: Highly recommended

Riverside setting close to the city centre

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- AA Inspector
The Boathouse
21 The Groves, CHESTER, CHESHIRE, CH1 1SD
Phone : 01244 328709

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 21
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: f
Food
  • Dinner Served

About The area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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