Cheshire Information

The Romans occupied Cheshire for almost 400 years, from 70 AD, and created the town and fort of Deva Victrix, now Chester.

Cheshire is criss-crossed by canals, the Llangollen Canal, the Trent and Mersey Canal, the Shropshire Union and the Macclesfield Canal and it is difficult to travel far in Cheshire without crossing a canal. Where there are canals there are narrow boating holiday to enjoy, towpaths to walk, places to fish, boats to watch and a wealth of canal side pubs to visit.

The county town of Cheshire is Chester and the city offers a hosts of brilliant places to visit including the award winning Chester Zoo. 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

At the Newstead Roman Gallery step off the pages of history into a gallery which tells the story of the Romans in Chester including the Roman legion, its fortress and what everyday life would have been like in Roman Chester. Tour Chester with a real Roman and enjoy a light-hearted journey through the Roman heritage.

For a wonderful day out visit the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, the museum is home to the worlds largest collection of inland water way craft.

NARROW BOATS

operating from Cheshire


Casanova (Sleeps 2)

Cape Weaver (Sleeps 4)
Cobbs Wren (Sleeps 4)
Gemini Iii (Sleeps 4)
Lady Blue Sky (Sleeps 4)
Lady Sophia (Sleeps 4)
Mellors Crazy Shake (Sleeps 4)
Meyers Parrot (Sleeps 4)
Pacific Wren (Sleeps 4)
Western Grebe (Sleeps 4)
Winter Wren (Sleeps 4)

Great Blue Heron (Sleeps 5)
Humblot's Heron (Sleeps 5)
Lapland Bunting (Sleeps 5)
Purple Heron (Sleeps 5)
Reed Bunting (Sleeps 5)

Adele Marie (Sleeps 6)
Bar Tailed Lark (Sleeps 6)
Columbina (Sleeps 6)
Dune Lark (Sleeps 6)
Dusky Thrush (Sleeps 6)
Glaucous Gull (Sleeps 6)
Hermit Thrush (Sleeps 6)
Laal Ratty (Sleeps 6)
Laughing Gull (Sleeps 6)
Mealy Amazon (Sleeps 6)
Redwing (Sleeps 6)
Slender Billed Gull (Sleeps 6)
Soo 95 (Sleeps 6)
Spirit Of Debdale (Sleeps 6)
Sun Conure (Sleeps 6)
Yellow Legged Gull (Sleeps 6)

Booted Eagle (Sleeps 7)
Greater Spotted Eagle (Sleeps 7)
Osprey (Sleeps 7)
Savoy Hill V (Sleeps 7)

Bar Headed Goose (Sleeps 8)
Black Woodpecker (Sleeps 8)
Marsh Warbler (Sleeps 8)
River Warbler (Sleeps 8)

Barn Owl (Sleeps 10)
Little Owl (Sleeps 10)
Raki Raki (Sleeps 10)

Black Necked Swan (Sleeps 12)