Historic City of Chester and Chester Race Course Chester is a historic city on the border of Wales and England. Its origins can be traced back to the founding of the Roman fortress of Dewa in 70AD. After the Romans Chester developed into a busy port with trade from Dublin. But the river Dee silted up and trade declined and the city's development was frozen. Today Chester is a major tourist attraction and shopping location.  A diverse collection of attractions such as the Roman Walls and Ampitheatre, its beautiful Cathedral.  Take a cruise along the River Dee or take a Chester Heritage Tour travelling back in time on an authentic old style bus. For information on all the above and more visit www.chestertourist.com Alternatively if you want a bit of excitment Chester Race Course is the place to be. The timeless charm of the natural amphitheatre, the quality of the turf, and the close proximity of the spectators to the course combine to create a unique atmosphere at Chester Racecourse. The season starts with a bang at the May Festival and some of the best racing of the season, including the famous Chester Cup and the two Epsom Derby trials, the Dee Stakes and the Chester Vase. At each meeting during the summer, the roar of the crowd rises as the horses enter the Home straight and head for the winning post under Chester's historic City Walls, creating great scenes for all who are there.     Llangollen Llangollen is a truly amazing town, encapsulating the best North Wales has to offer in a small area. With such a wealth of attractions it is no wonder that this gateway to North Wales should be so popular with sightseers and walkers of all ages. Llangollen has many natural wonders. There are mountains, white water rivers including the spectacular River Dee, canals with horse-drawn boats, The Llangollen Steam Railway with steam trains that chug along the Dee Valley, the Horseshoe Pass, the Horseshoe Falls.  Famous structures, gardens and historic buildings abound, Plas Newydd, home to The Ladies of Llangollen, numerous National Trust properties surround the town and Llangollen has the highest and longest aqueduct on the canal system. You can take a horse-drawn boat from The Wharf. Llangollen is where Wales welcomes the world and is also the festival capital with the Royal Pavilion and its spacious grounds playing host to year-round events. As well as the famous International Music Eisteddfod where singers and dancers congregate from every corner of the earth.