A fascinating journey in the footsteps of Leg XX.v.v (20th legion) Roman Chester with an authentic Roman Soldier as your guide...Transporting you back nearly 2000 years, to Chester when it was the largest Roman fortress in Britain; so large and well appointed to have the unique feature of Britain's biggest amphitheatre too. A tour for people who like something fresh, interesting, factual and fun. Tours run daily, all year. Starting at Visitor Information Centre next to the Town hall.
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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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