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River Dee, Chester

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Enjoy the rippling waters of River Dee, a prominent river that flows between England and Wales. The 110 km (70 mi) long river is a wonderful site for water sports and fishing. Canoe down the tree-lined banks of the river, stopping in Chester for a pub lunch and some shopping. Relax at one of the parks on the Chester waterfront or catch an outdoor music show at the riverside bandstand. Hire a private boat to take you up the river for impressive views of the English countryside. Make River Dee a centerpiece of your Chester vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Chester journey planner .
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  • Visited that evening was already over the boat, operated by the various boats, pedal boats, sightseeing boats are moored. I think it's interesting and come in the daytime.
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  • After walking the wall and visiting the Roman garden. We came down and took a stroll down the river. Lovely and clean with lots to see. We had lunch in a nearby Cafe and looked out to the river.  more »
  • Lovely setting on a sunny day. Plenty of different boats to hire, couple of bars/cafes and ice cream places.  more »

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Chester is not only steeped in Roman history, but also packed with a wide range of modern lodging options. The selection of hotels runs the gamut from family-run operations to luxury big-name brands, known for offering spacious rooms upstairs and Michelin-rated cuisine downstairs. Most of Chester's finest hotels are located within the diminutive city center, which makes them an ideal base for exploring everything this urban area has to offer. A wider variety of less expensive options, including cozy B&Bs and traditional inns, is located a short walk from the town center.
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