FOR WALKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, there’s no better place to be at the height of summer or on a crisp winter’s day than high on Cheshire’s central sandstone ridge. Only a few miles away from the compact walled city of Chester, the ever-popular Sandstone Trail is the ultimate ‘Cheshire Way’.
Watergate Street in Chester is a veritable Antiques Roadshow. This picturesque street runs from the cross at the centre of Chester and continues West until it meets the Watergate, a red sandstone Grade I listed building. The original Gate was simply known as the “West Gate” and the existing structure was built between 1788 and 1790 to replace the earlier medieval gate after it was purchased from the Earl of Derby.
The Historical and beautiful village of Hawarden is friendly, welcoming and contains a variety of local businesses that cater for every need from award-winning restaurants and pubs, hairdressing, chiropody, fresh local produce and even boasts a golf course and two castles.
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