Travel Blogs from Chester
... some more time window shopping (and a little bit of actual shopping) I headed back to my hotel to drop of my purchases and make use of the magically working wifi to research and book a bit more of my trip. That sorted, I went out into the cold again to do some proper walking.
I headed right through the shopping area in the centre of the city (which was getting busier and busier) and headed down to the Dee, the river that runs through Chester. The ...
... br> Now that I think about it, this'll probably end up being a fairly short entry, as I've found that there isn't much about going to zoos that translates well into text. I'll make up for it in photos though!
The Chester Zoo is a little way out of the city, but it was only maybe about 20 minutes on the bus. It's the largest zoo in Britain, and one of the best in Europe. There weren't too many people there today, which was nice, as it meant I wasn't fighting ...
Today sees us leaving Witton Gilbert with Passports! Vicky took us to Durham Station and then we caught the train and bus to Manchester Airport! The whole journey went very smoothly, with the exception of lugging large cases up and down stairs at York but hey ho! Very early in Airport - 1hr before gate opened. Looking forward to being frisked by Si but he's in Teneriffe! Both well and now waiting for Gate to open and signing off for next ...
... shops, in essence creating two levels of shopping, both outside, and both protected from weather.
... of the city's perimeter and saw the Victorian buildings while perched high on the wall. We then walked within Chester where we found a roman theatre and then to Eastgate where there's a clock that is said to be the most photographed in the England after Big Ben. I don't know if that is really true, but we took a few pics to help their claim!
Once departing Chester we passed through a quaint settlement known as ...
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
Eastgate, Chester | 5 star hotelfrom $266
- Great place to get married!
- Very elegant!
- Always a pleasure
Wrexham Road, Chester | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- New Years Eve And Day
- Over priced - Poor Service
- Superb Hotel
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!
Viale delle Provincie 103, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $149