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Chester & The Anderton Boat Lift

 

Anderton Boat Lift
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Visit the impressive Anderton Boat Lift
    • Jaunt to the market town of Llangollen
    • Call at the Blakemere Craft Centre
    • Explore the medieval city of Chester from our centrally located hotel

    The Anderton Boat Lift still does the job it was designed to do, dating back to 1875 – lifting narrowboats 50 feet up from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal – a truly impressive sight. We’ll also visit the ancient market town of Llangollen.

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    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Facilities
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Shopping


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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hallmark Queen Hotel

    • Hallmark The Queens
    • Hallmark The Queens
    • Hallmark The Queens
    • Hallmark The Queens
    • Queen Hotel, Kings Quarters
    • Queen Hotel
    The Hallmark Queen Hotel Chester boasts a fantastic location in the heart of the medieval city of Chester, just a short walk from the city’s cathedral. An historic, Grade II listed building, with an award-winning double AA Rosette restaurant, popular cocktail bar and spacious, tastefully decorated bedrooms this hotel is perfect for our break to Chester.
    • Restaurant and cocktail bar
    • Quiet lounge
    • Lift to most floors
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Anderton Boat Lift
    Full Day: Blakemere Craft Centre and Anderton Boat Lift
    Excursion incorporating a stop at the popular Blakemere Craft Centre and a visit to the Anderton Boat Lift. Known as the 'Cathedral of the Canals', this is the world's first boat lift and an impressive feat of engineering.
    Llangollen
    Half Day: Llangollen
    Excursion to Llangollen, nestled in the Dee Valley. Explore this ancient market town now a popular tourist haunt.
    Anderton Boat Lift
    Full Day: Blakemere Craft Centre and Anderton Boat Lift
    Excursion incorporating a stop at the popular Blakemere Craft Centre and a visit to the Anderton Boat Lift. Known as the 'Cathedral of the Canals', this is the world's first boat lift and an impressive feat of engineering.
    Llangollen
    Half Day: Llangollen
    Excursion to Llangollen, nestled in the Dee Valley. Explore this ancient market town now a popular tourist haunt.
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What's included

  • Return coach
  • Four nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, four evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Two included excursions
Hallmark The Queens

Hallmark Queen Hotel

An historic, Grade II listed building, right in the heart of beautiful Chester with an award-winning double AA Rosette restaurant, popular cocktail bar and spacious, tastefully decorated bedrooms this hotel is perfect for our break to Chester.

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Hallmark Queen Hotel

  • Hallmark The Queens
  • Hallmark The Queens
  • Hallmark The Queens
  • Hallmark The Queens
  • Queen Hotel, Kings Quarters
  • Queen Hotel
The Hallmark Queen Hotel Chester boasts a fantastic location in the heart of the medieval city of Chester, just a short walk from the city’s cathedral. An historic, Grade II listed building, with an award-winning double AA Rosette restaurant, popular cocktail bar and spacious, tastefully decorated bedrooms this hotel is perfect for our break to Chester.
  • Restaurant and cocktail bar
  • Quiet lounge
  • Lift to most floors
  • Official four-star rating
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