Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Chester
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Chester with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Chester area
This Chester map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Chester - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Chester and surroundings
Great Britain - moving around the country
The air transport network in Great Britain is simply superb. In total, about 450 airports operate in the country. Some of them are used not only for passenger transportation but also for freight. The main airports serve domestic and international flights. Heathrow Airport is the largest air harbor in the country. It is located twenty kilometers from London. It has no equal on the territory of the kingdom. Heathrow holds a decent 4th place in the world. There are five terminals at the airport. Everything there is arranged for the comfortable rest of passengers, including bank offices, cafes and restaurants, various shops, lounges, business centers and baby care rooms. You can get to the city by bus or by train. You can also book a transfer and a taxi in advance, or rent a car.
Nature and parks of Great Britain
Yorkshire Dales National Park is 80 kilometers north of Manchester in Yorkshire. It is very popular among tourists. Annually, it is visited by more than 8 million people. The park has hiking trails. There are several small villages and charming towns on its territory. Tourists will be interested in strolling or cycling along one of the special trails. The longest one stretches for 429 kilometers. You can also enjoy horseback riding in the neighborhoods or visiting the cave system. Most of the area of the park is covered by plains, where you can see herds of goats and sheep grazing. The park also hosts several major historical attractions. One of them is Bolton Castle, which is famous and popular among tourists. In addition to it, you can visit the waterfalls of Aysgarth, Kotli Spout, and the railway viaduct. There are only 2 national parks on the territory of Scotland - Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and Cairngorms. Loch Lomond features a huge number of mountain peaks. The highest of them is Ben Moore with a height of 1174 meters above sea level. The park has the longest walking trail in Scotland, the Great Path. There are many historical sights and ruins of castles along this trail. During the walk, it is worth to visit the castles of Bulloch and Carrick, built in the 15th century. Those who want to stay for the night will be able to spend time in a hostel set in a very impressive old building. Another attraction of Scotland is Loch Ness. It became known due to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, which was seen repeatedly by local residents. On the shore of the lake, there is a museum dedicated to this legend.