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16-02-2012 : VISIT CHESTER ON A CANAL BOAT HOLIDAY

Book a Canal Boat Holiday from Anderton or from Black Water Meadow Marina and cruise to the Roman city of Chester.

Step off the pages of history at The Newstead Roman Gallery which tells the story of the Romans in Chester.

Take a tour of Chester with a real Roman and enjoy a light hearted journey through the Roman heritage.

Managed by English Heritage and a Grade 1 listed building the Chester Amphitheatre is the largest, so far, uncovered in Britain.

Dating from the first century the amphitheatre would have been primarily used for military training and drill but was also used for cock fighting, bull baiting combat sports and gladiatorial.

Discover 2000 years of Chester life in the Grosvenor Museum see the impressive collection of Roman tombstones and displays depicting Roman Chester.

Chester Zoo is home to 7000 animals including some of the most endangered species on the planet.

Take a journey through the Butterfly house a 400sq meters tropical house and is home to more than 30 species of butterfly from South America, Africa and South East Asia.

Discover 1,000 of shops behind the facades of the black and white buildings find high street brands to designer boutiques.

Shop in Chester Rows where 21st century stores thrive in a Medieval setting.

Take home some Cheshire cheese which is one of the oldest recorded cheeses in British history and is even referred to in the Domesday Book.

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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
 
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