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Cruise along the beautiful River Dee with ChesterBoat, offering city sightseeing cruises and perhaps one of the most relaxing things to do in Chester. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and drift away along the beautiful River Dee: from the picturesque waterfront on The Groves, past elegant townhouses and manicured riverside gardens. Relax with a drink from the bar, enjoy the sights as you cruise through the Duke of Westminster’s Estate and hear stories of Chester, both old and new. Keep your eyes open for cormorants, dragonflies and kingfishers along the way!

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Souters Lane, The Groves, CHESTER, Cheshire, CH1 1SD
Phone : 01244 325394

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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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