ChesterBoat - Half Hour City Cruises

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ChesterBoat, Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1SZ

Tel: 01244 325394

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Chester Weir and the Old Dee Bridge
  • Chester Weir and the Old Dee Bridge
  • The Lady Diana returning to The Groves, Chester
  • Arial view of The Groves and Queen's Park Suspension Bridge

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About Us

This tranquil half-hour cruise long the River Dee departs from The Groves. From there, you will be taken upstream, under the suspension bridge, past Grosvenor Park and the Earl’s Eye, then you’ll follow the long sweep of the Meadows to the city limits before returning to The Groves.

The river tour of Chester offers a new view of the city and takes in some beautiful and interesting riverside properties. Look out for the local wildlife too, including swans, cormorants and kingfishers.

On the outward leg of the cruise, you will be offered a commentary which answers some of the more common questions asked about the river. On the return leg, there will be a more complete commentary, detailing interesting facts about Chester’s rich history and pointing out some of the more prominent buildings in the city skyline and along the river banks.

Step aboard and enjoy a hot or cold drink from the onboard bar as you make your way up the river.

2019 sailing dates:

12th January - 10th February 2019 – weekends (weather permitting), sailing on the hour from 11am until 4pm

6th of February 2019 - 29th of March 2019 – every day (weather permitting), sailing on the hour from 11am until 4pm

30th of March 2019 - 3rd of November 2019 – every day (weather permitting), sailings twice-hourly from 11am until 5pm

November and December - weekend sailings only (weather permitting), sailing on the hour from 11am until 4pm

Guide Prices

Online: Adult £7, Concession/Student £6.50, Child (5 to 15 years) £2.50, Family Ticket (2 adults/concessions & up to 3 children) £18.00

Quayside: Adult £7.50, Concession/Student £7.00, Child (5 to 15 years) £3.00, Family ticket (2 adults/concessions & up to 3 children) £20.00

Opening Times

Half Hour Cruise (30 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Half Hour Cruise - 1 sailing an hour (9 Nov 2019 - 21 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Bank HolidayClosed

* 12th of January 2019 - 10th of February 2019 – weekends (weather permitting), sailing on the hour. 11am until 4pm
16th of February 2019 - 29th of March 2019 – every day (weather permitting), sailing on the hour. 11am until 4pm
30th of March 2019 - 3rd of November 2019 – every day (weather permitting), sailings twice-hourly. 11am until 5pm

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Marketing Cheshire Member

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Contact Us

Tel: 01244 325394

Tel: 01244 325394

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