Chester - The seventh step - London to Edinburgh via Land's End and John o'Groats - CycleBlaze

June 18, 2019


How much difference a dry day makes.

We are booked in at a Travelodge in Chester for the next two nights so we only got going from our little pod at about eleven o'clock.  After a short section on the A495, where we crossed back into Wales, we headed northwards on some lovely country lanes and quiet roads.

Crossing back into Wales.
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Quiet country lanes - just what we were looking for after yesterday's busy A roads.
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Clouds higher in the sky - our first dry day of cycling for yonks.
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The rivers and streams all flowing strongly with signs of how high the water reached after the heavy rains.
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About ten kilometers south of Chester at the village of Aldford we stopped at the Grosverner's Arms, a smart gastropub, for a very nice sandwich and a small beer.

A half of bitter for me and a half of "half and half" for Leigh.
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The Grosverner's Arms.
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Then it was an easy ride into Chester and a day of the bicycles to work and rest and do a bit of site seeing..

Today's ride: 36 km (22 miles)
Total: 1,220 km (758 miles)

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