1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. Chester

Chester: Half-Hour City Cruise

Product ID: 216423
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Set sail on the River Dee to see a different side of the city of Chester. These half-hour city cruises leave The Groves up to every 30 minutes, taking in marvelous views of city and countryside from the water.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Take in the stunning city views from the water
  • Hear a detailed commentary highlighting history and wildlife
  • Enjoy a hot or cold drink from the fully-stocked bar
Full description
From the moorings at The Groves, Chester, you will head upstream under the Queen's Park Suspension Bridge and past the city's rowing clubs. You will then follow the sweeping bend of the Earl's Eye, passing some stunning riverside properties, and turn around at the city limits.

On the return journey, the commentary details the history behind some of the more interesting riverside buildings, and the city's rich Roman, Medieval, and industrial heritage.

The cruises will then finish with a great view of Chester Weir and the Old Dee Bridge, before disembarking back at The Groves.
  • Sightseeing cruise tickets

When you get there

Meeting point
Know before you go
• 2 out of the 3 boats are wheelchair accessible
• Wheelchair accessible public toilets are located close to the moorings at The Groves