4 of 5 (1 vote)

Chester City

A leisurely walk (city/town) starting and finishing in Cheshire, England, about 9.02km (5.60 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 65m (213ft)
Loss 50m (164ft)
Max. Elevation 900m (2952ft)
Elevation (total) 115m (377ft)
Start
Chester
End
Flag Ln N, Upton
Distance 9.02km
(5.6mi)
Duration ~2:15
Difficulty  
Leisurely
1Created by driver 16 on 12 Dec 2010
Canal, river, a city walls walk, flat horse-racing, zoo, military museum, castle, boat trips, boat hire (motor boats - ok, pedallos - ok, rowing boats -not a good idea unless one is a good rower!). Unless you like horse racing, don't go when it is on, as the hotels and restaurants are full.

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Walk Map

Waypoints

OS Grid SJ413669
Start of the walk
Steps down to canal About 0.37 km (~0.23 miles) from
OS Grid SJ412666
Walk along the canal to Northgate Lock.
Northgte lock About 1.31 km (~0.81 miles) from
OS Grid SJ399665
The canal passes under the railway into the canal basin, with a new develpment of shops and flats, and a well-known Telfords warehouse.
Canal used to exit into river Dee About 0.11 km (~0.07 miles) from
OS Grid SJ398666
It's now too silted up to use, so blocked off.
Water Tower About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SJ398664
Tower gardens where you can join the city walls up into the centre of the city.
Cathedral About 0.72 km (~0.45 miles) from
OS Grid SJ406664
Stop off or carry on
Grosvenor park About 0.61 km (~0.38 miles) from
OS Grid SJ412663
Civic gardens, with Roman excavations.
Boat trips About 0.49 km (~0.3 miles) from
OS Grid SJ408659
Cruises up the river and back, as well as boat hire.
Castle About 0.40 km (~0.25 miles) from
OS Grid SJ404657
Military museum and law courts.
The Roodee About 0.44 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid SJ401660
Flat horse-racing circuit.
Zoo About 4.43 km (~2.75 miles) from
OS Grid SJ411703
Self explanatory. A nice walk, even if you don't go in.

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