Close Attractions

Chester Zoo

Only 20 min drive to the famous Chester Zoo


Bromborough Golf Club - Wirral

Located at the heart of the English Golf Riviera, Bromborough is considered by many to be the best park land course on the Wirral Peninsula. It is a challenging 18 hole course, offering the exquisite views and peaceful surroundings of rural Wirral. Playing from any of the tees provides a challenge for any standard of golfer. The full championship course measuring a total of 6547 yards and a par of 72 (SSI 72). The clubhouse with its comfortable surroundings, excellent catering and bar facilities is a perfect place to relax after a full day's golf.


The Welsh College of Horticulture - Flintshire

Glyndŵr University is the youngest university in Wales - a new educational institution that champions the spirit of enterprise and an outward-facing philosophy. This heralds an exciting new era for Wrexham, Wales, the borderlands and the academic world.


Airbus UK Football Club

Formed in 1946 the works team of the Aerospace giant have been variously known as de Havilands, Hawker Siddeley, British Aerospace and BAE Systems. In keeping with the variety of names, Airbus have competed both in England - in the Chester & District League -and Wales as befits as club located close to the border town of Chester. In 1992 the Welsh National League (Wrexham area) Second Division title was won after a remarkable season which culminated in 28 wins from 34 matches, 130 goals scored and a 19 point margin over second placed Gresford Athletic reserves.Following four seasons in the First Division a runners up place to Wrexham colts in 1996 resulted in promotion to the Premier Division.


Chester City Football Club

The ground was opened in 1992. All four sides are covered and are roughly the same height, making the stadium look quite tidy. Each stand has perspex windshields to each side, whilst the corners of the ground are open. The stadium is a small, fairly simple affair with two sides being seated and the two ends being terrace. The East Stand is slightly taller than the facing West Stand, having a few more rows of seating and some enclosed glassed viewing areas at the back of it. The stadium is completed with a set of four thin modern floodlight pylons. One interesting fact about the ground is that most of it (apart from half the East Stand and the club offices) is in actually situated in Wales.


University of Chester

Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest institutions in UK. A modern, educational institution, Chester is well-known for the quality of its education, student support and innovative courses. Currently, there are 15,000 students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on its two main campuses, Chester and Warrington . These students and the alumni of Chester will certify to the high professional standards upheld by the University since the time of its in...

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Connahs Quay Nomads Football Club

Nickname:The Westenders,The new Deeside Stadium is about a mile West of the old ground, that is in the direction of Flint on the same road.That road originates in Queensferry through Connahs Quay.It is signposted on the left if travelling from Connahs Quay.The Stadium is on the site of Kelserton College, there is reasonable parking and bar/social club on the site. In 1994 under the guidance of new manager Neville Powell, The Nomads won the NWCFA Cup for the first time. In 1996 the League Cup was won, arguably the most prestigous trophy in the club's fifty years, two years later in 1998 another milestone was a first ever Welsh Cup Final, runners up to Bangor City. In 2002-03 The Nomads finished in 5th place, their highest placing to date.


Chester Racecourse - Chester

More than two hundred thousand people a year visit Chester Racecourse for "a day at the races." There is something for everyone from the family seeking a relaxing Sunday picnic to the company entertaining guests in the lavish surroundings of the Racecourse. The traditional racing highlights of the season are during the 3 day May meeting when the world of flat racing focuses on Chester. The most popular meetings during evenings and on Saturdays are in the summer. It was Chester Racecourse that showed how to succeed with Sunday racing and tens of thousands now pack the Roodee for the annual family funday in August.


The Boat Museum - Ellesmere Port

This multiple and international award winning museum is a must for all canal-lovers as well as being of great interest to the whole family. You may spend the day wandering freely around the old dockyard and go aboard many of its preserved working boats to see how the old navigators of Britain's Inland Waterways lived and worked. Or else there are guided tours and demonstrations taking place frequently throughout the day. There are over 60 boats and ships afloat, as well as standing boats, and these include narrow and wide beam boats, barges, tugs, icebreakers, wooden, steel and concrete boats. You can see many being restored and watch the blacksmith at work, or visit the engine house where many great steam and diesel engines are preserved in running order.


Wales Coastal Path

The Wales coastal path runs passed our entrance partly along the A548. Walkers or cyclists travelling the pathare welcome , we have undercover storage for bikes and drying facilities .


Deeside Skating Rink

Deeside leisure centre is only 15 min drive. Open daily


College Cambria

The college campus is only 5 min drive at Connahs Quay and 10 min from the Northop campus