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... sluices were opened and closed in the correct sequence.
After that had a meal at the Queen Victoria which is a very old pub, and then a walk around the shops in the old town. The shops are at ground level and also on an upper level. Chester isan old Roman town and has kept it's character throughout hundreds of years. The wall is still in remarkble condition and is almost 90% complete.
Back down the motorway on Thursday to Ellesmere Port where the Waterways museum is. I guess you have to like boats, especially narrow boats, to enjoy a day out here. Just like yeaterday the weather was kind n the morning, but by 3.30 it was getting dark and cold.
still, we had a good look around the museum and spent about three hours there. Lots of things to see and in summer there are boat trips up the canal.
A good day out.
... and was well worth the visit. It has a museum with the history of the village and the factory, a church built especially for the workers, a pub and the Lever Gallery which was built in memory of his wife. It is packed with rare and priceless objects and has three of the four complete Wedgewood fireplaces in the world.
Pictures are on the way.
... the visitors centre and learnt all about the lift.
Sunday was a trip to Jodrell Bank radio telescope. As a young boy my Dad would take me to a car race meeting at Oulton Park every year and we would drive past the telescope. 40 odd years later I actually visited it. It is a huge piece of work and was the first moveable dish in the world, built in 1957. They have a visitor centre there but it was a bit ...
Drove from Llandudno to Chester one of the best examples left of a Roman fortified city. We walked around the upper part of the original wall and stood on the look out for the main gates over the original bridge into Chester, it has a weir running beneath it and was very picturesque . Followed the wall to other gates and features including a Roman garden beside the wall, there was a young children's ...