Chester Heritage Festival cruise: Chester, 21 June 12pm

Gain a different perspective of the Dee with a two-hour river journey during the Chester Heritage Festival. Cruising from Chester to the Aldford Iron Bridge, live commentary from experts Peter Powell (Welsh Dee Trust CEO) and Tim Ackerley (Formerly of Chester Waterworks/Dee Valley Water) will guide you through the history and nature of the river. Explore its modifications to serve the citizens of Chester over the centuries, its role as a source of drinking water for millions and learn how wide-ranging sources of pollution are causing its decline. Of course, the wonderful wildlife and habitat that make the river special will also be revealed.