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Local Attractions

Not far from Northwood Caravan Park is the wonderful city of Chester, steeped in history and providing a wide range or shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Also being on the doorstep of North Wales opens up the opportunity for some wonderful day trips.

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Chester Roman Amphitheatre & Tours

Built in the late first century AD, the Chester Roman Amphitheater is an English Heritage site, designated as a Grade I listed building. The ruins currently exposed are those of a large stone amphitheatre and is the largest so far uncovered in Britain.

From the Tourist Information Centre next to the town hall in Chester, you can take an informative Roman Tour of the city. The routs last approx. 90 minutes and will take you on a journey through the remains of Roman Chester.

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Chester Walls Walk

You can follow in the footsteps of the Roman soldier patrols, medieval archers and Georgian promenaders and take in a unique perspective of the city.

From the city walls, you can take in beautiful views and see the remains of the Roman amphitheatre, the famous Eastgate clock and Chester Castle. Tours are available, although many tourist like to explore the walls themselves.

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Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is a C of E cathedral and the mother church of the Diocese of Chester. Originally opened in 1541, the cathedral is a Grade I listed building. As well as church services, there are a wide variety of events such as concerts, recitals, exhibitions and tours are held at the cathedral.

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Chester Rows

The famous Chester Rows are covered walkways on the first floor that play host to a wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars. Below the Rows are also a wide variety of shops and eateries. The Rows are truly unique, and there are a number of independent retailers that you won't find anywhere else. You can take a stroll through the Rows and onto the city walls, whilst enjoying the splendid sights and architecture the city has to offer.

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Chester Racecourse

Known as "the Roodee", Chester Racecourse is thought to be the oldest racecourse still in use in England and dates back to the 16th century. The racecourse sits on the banks of the River Dee which was once a harbour in Roman times. Race meetings in Chester are incredibly popular and is just a short walk from the city centre.

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Delamere Forrest Park

The famous Chester Rows are covered walkways on the first floor that play host to a wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars. Below the Rows are also a wide variety of shops and eateries. The Rows are truly unique, and there are a number of independent retailers that you won't find anywhere else. You can take a stroll through the Rows and onto the city walls, whilst enjoying the splendid sights and architecture the city has to offer.

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Blue Planet Aquarium

Blue Planet Aquarium is a marine and freshwater aquarium which was officially opened by the Queen in 1998. At the time, it was the largest aquarium in the United Kingdom and is still the largest in the North West. The main aquarium holds 4,000,000 litres and features a 71 metre (233 ft) underwater tunnel and is currently home to Europe’s largest collection of sharks. Located next door to Cheshire Oaks retail park makes this a great destination for a day out.

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Chester Zoo

The famous Chester Rows are covered walkways on the first floor that play host to a wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars. Below the Rows are also a wide variety of shops and eateries. The Rows are truly unique, and there are a number of independent retailers that you won't find anywhere else. You can take a stroll through the Rows and onto the city walls, whilst enjoying the splendid sights and architecture the city has to offer.

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