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Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

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Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

We will be visiting Chester centre for a few hours - where is it best to park, considering we will have a pushchair?

Are the walls accessible with a pushchair?

Thanks

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1. Re: Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

So are you not staying in the Brookside Hotel?

If you are then as I said on the other thread, it is only about a 10-15 minute walk to the centre. There is no point driving into the centre if you are staying at that hotel.

If you are not staying at that hotel, where will you be coming from?

As for the city wall, you need to climb stairs to get up to the wall; and there are lots of breaks in the wall that mean you will have to go down the steps and then back up again to rejoin the wall. Once on the wall I suppose it is okay to have a pushchair up there. The path is quite wide at most points.

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2. Re: Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

If you go to www.explorethewalls.com you will get all the information about accessing the walls via ramps. Or google disability access to the walls an you will find a map showing access points for wheelchairs and the like.

Unfortunately in centuries past they did not think of people with mobility problems so there are steps to get up and over all the gates, but other than that the top of the walls are well paved and a single pushchair would not be a problem

The Grosvenor Park - a little further along from the amphitheatre - has walks and places dr a child to run, plus a small miniature railway. Or if you go over the river by the medieval Dee bridge you will see Edgar's Field a little further on to the right on the other side of the river. There is a nice little children's play area there

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3. Re: Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

Forgot to answer your question about parking.....

For a few (3 or 4?) I would park in the Market Car Park. Couldn't be more central and 2 hours cost £3.70 , 4 hours £4.60. You pay by either cash or card before returning to car. Other covered car parks are NCP and more expensive.

Alternatively there are surface car parks but they are a bit of a walk from the centre and are no cheaper. LIttle Roodee is convenient if you come into Chester over the Grosvenor Bridge and is right by the river. It is a good ten minute walk from anywhere else though

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4. Re: Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

Many thanks for your replies - all helpful.

So are you not staying in the Brookside Hotel?

We have decided to stay in a cottage, around 15-20mins drive away from Chester centre, so will need to get into the centre by car.

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5. Re: Few hourse in Chester centre with a toddler

Depending on where the cottage is you might be able to access a park and ride facility to get into the city centre.

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