With less than two weeks to go until Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered together the best romantic activities that Cheshire has to offer. If you’re staying with us for the weekend, or simply looking for a fun way to get out and about, here are some of our favourite‚ Valentine’s Day activities close to Carden Park Hotel…
Walk the Chester City Walls
Once a strong Roman defence system, the Chester City Walls are now one of the main tourist attractions in the city. On your journey around, spot the Eastgate Clock and wishing steps as well as great views of the city from above. Walking the two mile circuit is one of our favourite ways to spend a sunny afternoon!
Erddig Hall is an 18th century National Trust country house set in a stunning‚ 1,200 acre country park. Take in the country park and stunning gardens or head indoors to discover the rich history of the family who lived there. It’s even great for all the family, with the Wolf’s Den and children’s trail perfect for keeping younger minds entertained. And best of all, it’s less than thirty minutes from Carden Park.
Cruise along the River Dee
ChesterBoat offer scenic river cruises along the River Dee all year long and as part of their special occasion offering, they have put together a fabulous Valentine’s package. When you book online for Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February, enjoy a thirty‚ minute cruise for two with a glass of Prosecco each and a sharing bag of chocolates for just ‚£12.
Find out more on their website:‚ ChesterBoat.
While Chester Zoo may not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of romance, you’re sure to have a fun day out at the UK’s number one zoo! From the moment you enter the zoo – greeted by the magnificent elephant enclosure -‚ to exploring the new Islands enclosure,‚ there is something new and fascinating to see around every corner. If you’re lucky, you’ll even get to spot the newest arrivals including a two week old Eastern Black Rhino!
Dine at Carden Park
Experience delicious food‚ in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. Each Sunday, we serve a delicious three course roast lunch in Redmond’s Restaurant – just perfect if you’re looking to indulge. For something lighter, book in for afternoon tea where you’ll enjoy sandwiches, cakes and scones with a pot of tea for ‚£15.00 each or treat yourself to a sparkling afternoon tea for ‚£20.00 per person.