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We popped in towards the end of a busy day, so couldn't really do the church justice. Nevertheless, what we saw was wonderful. Breath taking. A must for history lovers. Can't wait to go back and spend more time there soaking up the atmosphere and...More
St. John the Baptist Church in Chester is a wonderful old church. It is near the Roman Amphitheater and not far from the River Dee. The ruins of the original church can be visited in the church grounds and they contain a coffin built into...More
I have walked the perimeter of this church and through the ruins many times over the years. On our last visit we found it was open and got to see the interior. We were thrilled to finally go inside and weren’t disappointed. Was also told...More
Although it is said that King Aethelred of Mercia founded the church in 689, there has possibly been a church here since 3rd or 4th century. It is a lively church, and a great place to stop in the cafe too.
It is a very hidden gem. We asked the city guide who was surprised we wanted to see this. Happened to arrive at the right moment when we visited in June. The vicar was giving a lecture on the church and its history and we...More
St John The Baptist's Church is a beautiful old church located by the wonderful Roman Gardens and the fascinating Roman Amphitheatre.
Once a cathedral during the Middle Ages ,it lies just outside the City Walls and is a Grade I listed building on the National...More
We took many photos of this church, interior & exterior. On the day we visited the church, they were having a sort of history re-enactment & enjoyed all the people in costume. Inside, the church was having a major jumble sale. Vicar seemed to be...More
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Hi Andrea, we actually caught the park and ride from Chester zoo. As you will possibly know, living in Eastham, Chester can be a nightmare for parking and expensive too. Alternatively you can catch the train into Chester... More
Hi Andrea, we actually caught the park and ride from Chester zoo. As you will possibly know, living in Eastham, Chester can be a nightmare for parking and expensive too. Alternatively you can catch the train into Chester from Hooton or Bromborough