Travel Blogs from Chester
I had never heard of Chester until someone said it would be worth spending a day there. As it turned out, on the day I visited Chester a couple of thousand other tourists had the same idea, and probably all took photos of the same sights that I did ( but I bet I was the only one who got a shot of the beer swilling man with a pig's backside ).
Chester has at least three things that distinguish it from most other towns or cities in England.
First it has an ...
... Beatles played nearly 300 shows. It was a pretty surreal experience to sit watching a local guy play some Beatles covers on the exact stage the band used to play on. Another exhibit we saw was part of the Maritime Museum on the docks. It was a museum dedicated to the story of black slavery - slaves in America, UK, France and other nations who felt the need to take humans from Africa and own them. A very powerful exhibition which left you asking the question "how could ...
... between 1283 and 1289. He built it as a defence against the Welsh who were resisting his invasion. The town walls are over three quarters of a mile long with 22 towers. The castle is a world heritage site and, whilst it’s partly a ruin, enough has survived to make for an interesting visit. Edward’s soldiers must have been very fit and fearless though – there were lots of steep, narrow steps leading up to the battlements – the ...
... very early start but I did managed to pick up my visa with no delays, though I have since heard that 5 or so other people with my company are going to arrive late due to visa issues, so it would not have been too much of a problem if I had been delayed it seems. Had some nice mother daughter time while waiting for my flight at Manchester airport, my mum desperately trying to think of any ...
... including White water rafting, canyoning, and of course the role of a typical tourist, 'sight-seeing', although I'm not sure exactly what that entails. Overall this trip will be much bigger and far more action packed than my last visit and having experienced three weeks of torrential rainfall; worse than a typical British summer, I am hoping for a drastic improvement in climatic conditions. The next six weeks can not go ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Shenley Lodge Chester
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