Mon, 27 Jun

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Racecourse entrance

Chester’s Waterway Heritage Walk

Explore the area that achieved Heritage Port Status in 2021, the UK’s first inland waterway system to receive this designation. Look back 250 years when work commenced on Chester Canal. Free event to be booked in advance.

Chester’s Waterway Heritage Walk

Time & Location

27 Jun, 10:30 – 12:00

Racecourse entrance, New Crane St, Chester CH1 2LY, UK

About the event

Explore the main features of Chester’s waterway heritage visiting the Old Port, the entrance to the Chester Canal, Tower Wharf and Northgate Locks. Your guide, John Herson of Chester Civic Trust, will discuss the history, the current challenges, and the Heritage Port designation of the area.

Booking opens at the end of May.

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