Take your pick from our choice of all the top things to do on the River Dee in and around Chester below or discover your absolute favourite River Dee experiences by clicking ‘Find My Perfect Day on The River’ to filter by your additional personal preferences.
Chester’s River Dee is teaming with phenomenal wildlife and all sorts of activities from river cruises, kayaking, canoeing, nature spotting tours, stand up paddleboarding, white water rafting and boat hire giving you so many ways to enjoy the perfectly picturesque river banked by glorious nature and magnificently grand properties.
Along the River Dee you can even charter your own boat for special occasions and dance the night away cruising along the river with ChesterBoat’s Party Nights Afloat, enjoy the highly popular annual charity Chester Duck Race or watch the highly talented rowers race in the oldest Regatta in the world!
View everything the River Dee and the beautiful Groves have to offer
Hire boats, kayaks, canoes, paddlebards and even pedalos on the historic River Dee and charter your very own boat for special occasions
Cruise along the river your way, if you’re looking to experience the peace and bliss of being out of the water, discover it’s fascinating history or be entertained with the many themed cruises provided by ChesterBoat there are just so many inspiring ways to experience a river cruise on the River Dee!
Chester Regatta on the River Dee is a free event for spectators and was established in 1733 making it the oldest Regatta in the entire world!
This super fun annual charity event brings in the spring season with rubber ducks dressed and sponsored by local businesses racing each other down the River Dee
Go for the ride of your life and immerse yourself in the exhilaration of white water rafting and kayaking on the River Dee
You can self launch your paddleboard, boats, kayaks, canoes etc… from Sandy Lane, CH3 5UL (free parking for up to 4 hours), Eccleston, CH4 9JE (free parking) or Farndon (free parking)