Travel Blogs from Chester
... defensive ring of over 3 kms of city walls that surround what was the medieval city. These walls were started by the Romans around 70 A.D. and over the centuries added to until 1070 when the invading Normans built a Castle which completed the full circuit of the city to what it is today. These walls helped to fortify the city and Castle during sieges in the 13th and 17th centuries, and are an easy and enjoyable way to see the city from on high.
The second thing that ...
... was surprising cool. The dock area has a funky feel to it and on our second day we got to see a lot of the architecture on our Magical Mystical Tour. Yes, we did a Beatles bus tour in a replica of The Magical Mystery Tour bus. An awesome experience is the best way to describe it. Things we saw: -the church where Paul and John met -all the Beatles' childhood homes -Penny Lane and all the sights mentioned in the song -Strawberry Fields The tour ended at the Cavern Club ...
We spent a couple of days with Margaret, Mick, Elizabeth and Holly (Robert's sister, brother-in-law, daughter and grand-daughter) in a cottage in a small village called LllanfairTalhaiarn, 5 miles south of Abergele. It’s on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park which is very picturesque and, as we had good weather, we saw it at its best.
We spent one day visiting Portmerion, a village in North Wales. It was designed and built by the architect ...
... of wisdom to give me. Then the time came to say our goodbyes and I headed off to go through security...... I then got stopped at security and all my bags got searched. After an anxious wait the problem came to light, some spray on plasters and some bite cream, both of which had been carefully packed by my loving mum, and both had been forgotten by me, even though I had watched her do it :p ...
... gates and towers and marvel at the fact that once ships were able to reach this city. Now the river is silted up, so no chance. We take a stroll by the River Dee admiring the multi-tiered weir before rejoining the walls and finishing our circuit by the famous clock in Eastgate.
Now its time to explore the ...
Other places to stay in Chester
Warrington Road, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $140
Trinity Street, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- Make sure you ask for rooms with air conditioning!!
- Wish i could have stayed longer!!!
- Well located to city centre shops
Wrexham Road, Chester | 2 star hotelfrom $85
- Value for Money
- Dirty hotel
- Gave my room away !!
Carden Park, Chester | 4 star hotelfrom $156
- Lovely upmarket hotel
- Excellent, first class
Whitchurch Rd, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- Superb experence
City Road, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Victorian splendor
- Victorian Splendour
- Fantastic Stay
The Racecourse on New Crane Street, Chester | 2 star hotelfrom $81
Milton St, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Superlative staff
- Loved the whole place
- The Mill Hotel - a great stay had by all
City Road, Chester | 2 star hotelfrom $92
Wrexham Road, Chester | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- New Years Eve And Day
- Over priced - Poor Service
- Superb Hotel
Eastgate, Chester | 5 star hotelfrom $266
- Great place to get married!
- Very elegant!
- Always a pleasure
City Road, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $96
St. John Street, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Poor and dirty
- Very Dated and shabby
- I would'nt recommend it
95 Hoole Road, Chester | 2 star hotelfrom $64
20-24 City Road , Chester | Hotelfrom $90
Parkgate Road, Chester | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Needs a good clean!!!
- Still impressed
- Poor Service in the Restaurant
Welsh Road, Chester | Hotelfrom $68
74 Hoole Road, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Caldy Valley Road, Chester | Hotelfrom $88
76 Liverpool Rd, Chester | Hotelfrom $89
Whitchurch Road, Chester | 3 star hotelfrom $168
51 Lower Bridge Street, Chester | Hotelfrom $81
78 Hoole Road, Chester | Hotelfrom $64
North Mold, Chester | Hotelfrom $103
60 Hoole Road, Chester | Hotelfrom $175
- Great place
- Simply the best
- Just Perfect!
20 Lower Bridge St, Chester | Hotelfrom $149