Backford
in Cheshire of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
53.239 and -2.903 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 53° 14' 19" and W -2° 54' 10"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:58 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 8:15 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Backford

Backford in Cheshire (England) is located in United Kingdom about 167 mi (or 269 km) north-west of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Backford is now 06:58 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Backford, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Hawarden Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), South. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mollington, Stoke, Chester, Ledsham and Guilden Sutton. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1017.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

17°C (62 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

15°C (60 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 29th of August 2019

16°C (61 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Chester Grosvenor

Address
3,4 mi
Eastgate
CH1 1LT Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Stone Villa Guest House

Address
2,9 mi
3 Stone Place
CH2 3NR Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Hallmark Queen Hotel

Address
3,1 mi
City Road
CH1 3AH Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Macdonald New Blossoms

Address
3,4 mi
St John Street
CH1 1HL Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Chester Brooklands Bed and Breakfast

Address
2,8 mi
8 Newton Lane
CH2 3RB Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crowne Plaza CHESTER

Address
3,4 mi
Trinity Street
CH1 2BD CHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ba Ba Guest House

Address
2,9 mi
65 Hoole Road
CH2 3NJ Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn ELLESMERE PORT - CHESHIRE OAKS

Address
3,5 mi
Centre Island, Waterways,Lower Mersey Street
CH65 2AL ELLESMERE PORT
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hallmark Inn Chester

Address
3,1 mi
63 City Road
CH1 3AF Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 0:00 (lunchbreak: 23:00 - 0:00)
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


The Saddle Inn

Address
3,5 mi
21 Grosvenor Street
CH1 2DD Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Rare Parrots Hatch at Chester Zoo

Published: October 11, 2013
Length: 17:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chester Zoo

A little behind-the-scenes look at our keepers' work with one of the world's rarest parrot species - the grey-breasted parakeet. The parakeets are critically endangered in the wild with no...


Kissing Orangutan - Chester Zoo.mp4

Published: August 16, 2012
Length: 32:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matt McBean

14th August 2012 - Visiting the Orangatan enclosure. We found someone who like to kiss. Video features Me, James, Kellie and Tia.


Baby rhino born at Chester Zoo

Published: November 09, 2012
Length: 54:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chester Zoo

The baby black rhino, called Chanua (meaning 'blossom' in Swahili), was born in October 2012 to mum Ema Elsa. With only around 700 left in the wild, black rhinos are critically endangered and...


In the twelve months to Christmas Chester Zoo gave to me...

Published: December 20, 2012
Length: 27:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chester Zoo

We've been busy here at Chester Zoo, but some of our staff have found the time to prepare a little musical number to say a big thank you to all of our supporters. Wishing you a Merry Christmas...


SiC 21273 DK09GYH on 32 to Chester City Centre 20130130

Published: January 30, 2013
Length: 14:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dearingbuspix

SiC Volvo B7RLE Wright Eclipse Urban 21273 DK09GYH on Park & Ride route 32 from Upton (Chester Zoo) to Chester City Centre on the 30th January 2013.


Manchester City vs Liverpool Highlights 2013

Published: February 07, 2013
Length: 15:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bruno ejsmont


Chester Zoo Chimpanzees

Published: July 19, 2012
Length: 39:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Warehouse

Took this video on a trip to Chester zoo of the chimps playing around.


Penguins At Chester Zoo - [HD]

Published: June 23, 2013
Length: 01:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JEzusan

Visit with friends to see the Humboldt Penguins in their at Chester Zoo during the May Bank Holiday [27/05/13].


The white horse at Rice Lane City Farm

Published: August 06, 2009
Length: 44:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: liverpoolboxingbaby

The horse being led from its pasture to another field. Rice Lane city Farm, Walton, Liverpool Thank you for viewing my video. Please feel free to look at my channel and take a look at any...


Blue Planet Aquarium Chester Review - Episode 10

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 24:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Great Days Out With Dad

Blue Planet Aquarium Review. To see our other family days out reviews visit our website at www.greatdaysoutwithdad.com Joshua reviewed Blue Planet Aquarium, obviously first and foremost there...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is a zoological garden at Upton-by-Chester, in Cheshire, England. It was opened in 1931 by George Mottershead and his family, who used as a basis some animals reported to have come from an earlier zoo in Shavington. It is one of the UK's largest zoos at 111 acres . The zoo has a total land holding of approximately 400 acres . Chester Zoo is currently operated by the North of England Zoological Society, a registered charity founded in 1934. The zoo receives no government funding.

Located at 53.2267, -2.88417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Zoos in England, Visitor attractions in Cheshire, Animal charities based in the United Kingdom, Buildings and structures in Chester

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is the UK's largest outlet centre, with 145 stores. It was, at one point, the largest in Europe. It is located in the village of Little Stanney near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, close to Junction 10 of the M53. It is run by McArthurGlen and features a wide range of outlet stores run by large brands. As factory outlets the stores primarily offer goods from previous seasons at discounted rates of at least 30%.

Located at 53.2651, -2.8843 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shopping centres in Cheshire, Outlet malls in the United Kingdom, Outlet malls in England

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Countess of Chester is the main NHS hospital for the Chester area with 625 beds. It was officially opened as such on 30 May 1984, but the accident and emergency wards were open from 1983, and a hospital has existed on site since 1829. Initially it was a mental health unit, called the 'Lunatic Asylum Building'.

Located at 53.2086, -2.89861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Chester, Hospitals in Cheshire, NHS Foundation Trusts, NHS hospitals

Northgate Arena

Northgate Arena is an arena and leisure centre complex in Chester, England. Built in the 1970s on the site of the Chester Northgate railway station, Northgate Arena includes swimming pools, a gymnasium, several sports halls and a sauna. The main sports hall is also used for toy and train, antique, postcard and computer fairs. The smaller halls are used by a range of martial art groups which practice, amongst other disciplines, Ju Jitsu, Thai Boxing, Ninjitsu and Kung Fu.

Located at 53.196, -2.89 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Chester, Sports venues in Cheshire, Basketball venues in England, Indoor arenas in England, Cheshire Phoenix

Bache railway station

Bache railway station serves the Bache area of Upton in the north of the city of Chester, England. It is the first station for Merseyrail services leaving Chester on the Wirral Line. Passengers can alight here for the Countess of Chester Hospital which is close by, and regular bus services to Chester Zoo.

Located at 53.208, -2.8914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Cheshire, Buildings and structures in Chester, Railway stations opened in 1984, Railway stations opened by British Rail, Railway stations served by Merseyrail, DfT Category F2 stations

Sealand Road

Sealand Road was the home stadium of Chester City Football Club (until 1983 known as Chester Football Club) from 1906 until 1990. Although officially known simply as The Stadium, it was more commonly referred to as Sealand Road.

Located at 53.1964, -2.9098 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct football venues in England, Chester City F.C. stadiums, Welsh Cup final venues

Cheshire West and Chester

Cheshire West and Chester is a unitary authority area with borough status, in the ceremonial county of Cheshire. It was established in April 2009 as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England, by virtue of an order under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. It replaced the boroughs of Ellesmere Port and Neston, Vale Royal and Chester District and its council took over the function of the former Cheshire County Council within its area.

Located at 53.213, -2.902 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cheshire West and Chester, Unitary authorities of England, English unitary authorities created in 2009, Districts of Cheshire, Local government districts of North West England, English district articles with deprecated infobox, Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership

List of United Kingdom locations: Sto-St Q

Located at 53.25, -2.87 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

St Oswald's Church, Backford

St Oswald's Church, Backford, is located in the village of Backford, to the northwest of Chester, Cheshire, England, close to the A41 road and adjoining Backford Hall. It is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. The church dates from the 14th century with later additions and restorations. It contains one of the few surviving aumbries in Cheshire and a number of memorial boards painted by the Randle Holme family.

Located at 53.2388, -2.9033 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II* listed churches, Grade II* listed buildings in Cheshire, English Gothic architecture, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, 1870s architecture, Diocese of Chester

St Lawrence's Church, Stoak

St Lawrence's Church, Stoak, is located in the village of Stoak, Cheshire, England, which lies between the intersection of the M56 and M53 motorways and the Shropshire Union Canal). The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester, the deanery of Wirral South and the Ellesmere Port team ministry.

Located at 53.2534, -2.8654 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1827, 19th-century Church of England church buildings, Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II* listed churches, Grade II* listed buildings in Cheshire, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Diocese of Chester

Stoke, Cheshire West and Chester

Stoke is a civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It includes the village of Stoak and the intersection of the M53 and M56 motorways. The Shropshire Union Canal passes through the parish.

Located at 53.253, -2.867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Civil parishes in Cheshire

Stoak

Stoak is a small village under the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is a suburb of the town of Ellesmere Port. To its west is the intersection of the M53 and M56 Motorways and to its east the Shropshire Union Canal. St Lawrence's Church, Stoak is a Grade II* listed building.

Located at 53.25, -2.86667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Cheshire

Newtown, Chester

Newtown is an area of Chester, Cheshire, England.

Located at 53.2, -2.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Cheshire

St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Chester

The Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury is situated in the City of Chester, in an area of the city informally known as "The Garden Quarter". This is a densely-populated area, close to the University. While the church was built in 1872, the parish of St. Oswald which it serves, is much older, dating back to about 980AD. One of the earliest references to St. Oswald's can be found in Bradshaw's Life of St. Werburge (Chapter 4) The Parish Registers date back to 1580.

Located at 53.1982, -2.899 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Chester, Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Religious buildings completed in 1881, 19th-century Church of England church buildings, Diocese of Chester, George Gilbert Scott buildings

Christ Church, Chester

Christ Church, Chester, is located in Somerset Street, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building, and is an active Anglican church in the archdeaconry of Chester and the deanery of Chester. Its benefice is combined with that of St Michael, Plas Newton.

Located at 53.1969, -2.8885 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Religious buildings completed in 1900, 19th-century Church of England church buildings, Anglican congregations established in the 19th century, Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, John Douglas buildings, Diocese of Chester, Buildings and structures in Chester

St Columba's Church, Chester

St Columba's is a modern Roman Catholic church situated in the suburb of Newton to the north of Chester city centre. Built in 1966 and dedicated in 1967, the church belongs to the Diocese of Shrewsbury.

Located at 53.2109, -2.8726 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic churches in Cheshire

Dorin Park School

Dorin Park Special School is a specialist school for disabled children aged 2 –19 years of age, based in Upton by Chester, Cheshire. The school was opened in 1977. In September 2008, building work culminated on a new Community Resource Centre, which was later officially opened in 2010 by Everton FC captain Phil Neville.

Located at 53.2135, -2.8868 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Special schools in Cheshire West and Chester

Mollington railway station

Mollington railway station was on the Chester and Birkenhead Railway near to the village of Mollington in Cheshire, England. The station opened on 23 September 1840 at the same time as the railway line and closed to passengers on 7 March 1960 due to its remote location and fairly low passenger numbers. It remained open for goods traffic until 4 January 1965, but only as an unstaffed public siding.

Located at 53.2331, -2.91417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Cheshire, Former Birkenhead Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1840, Railway stations closed in 1960

Backford Hall

Backford Hall is a country house in the village of Backford, Cheshire, England. It was built in 1863 on the site of earlier halls, and was designed by John Cunningham. Its style is described as "exuberant Elizabethan, Jacobean and Bohemian Rococo". The authors of the Buildings of England series describe the north front as being "wildly over-egged". The house is constructed in brick with slate roofs.

Located at 53.2405, -2.90311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, Houses completed in 1863, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire

Chorlton Hall, Backford

For houses with similar names elsewhere in the county see Chorlton Hall, Malpas and Chorlton Old Hall Chorlton Hall is a country house in the parish of Chorlton-by-Backford and stands to the east of the village of Backford, Cheshire, England. The house was built probably in the middle of the 18th century. The original owners were the Stanley family of Hooton. In 1811 it was bought by the historian, George Ormerod, who wrote his History of Cheshire while living in the house.

Located at 53.2392, -2.88914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, 18th-century architecture, 19th-century architecture, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire

Crabwall Hall

Crabwall Hall is a former country house, later a hotel, in the village of Mollington, Cheshire, England. The present building dates from the 18th century. It replaced an early 17th-century house built for the Gamul family. The house was originally a "modest brick cottage" and it was refaced in the early 19th century. Figueirdo and Treuherz comment that this give it "the appearance of a toy fort". The interior was remodelled in about 1900.

Located at 53.2184, -2.924 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, Hotels in Cheshire, 18th-century architecture, 19th-century architecture, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire

Holy Ascension Church, Upton by Chester

Holy Ascension Church, Upton by Chester, is located in Church Lane, Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester and the diocese of Chester. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.2157, -2.8879 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Religious buildings completed in 1967, Diocese of Chester, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Buildings and structures in Chester

Northgate Church, Chester

Northgate Church, Chester, is located in Upper Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is an active church, and part of the Lifelink International family of churches. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.1958, -2.8946 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Religious buildings completed in 1874, Buildings and structures in Chester

Chapel at the Countess of Chester Hospital

The Chapel at the Countess of Chester Hospital is located near Chester, Cheshire, England. The chapel is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.2086, -2.89861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade II listed churches, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, 19th-century church buildings, Churches completed in 1864, Buildings and structures in Chester

Bache Hall

Bache Hall is a former country house in Bache, Chester, Cheshire. It replaced an earlier house that had been damaged in the Civil War. At one time a golf club house, then a hospital building, as of 2013 it provides residential accommodation for university students. It is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.2067, -2.8964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, 18th-century architecture, University of Chester

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26 Aug
2019

I DO LIKE MONDAYS! Free Networking Event In Chester
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Paul Iwan
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27 Aug
2019

CH1BID Social Networking Event
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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Children's Under 14's Drawing & Painting With Loren Somerville.
Starting at: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Property Tuesdays! Free Property Networking Event In Chester
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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28 Aug
2019

Latin Mania
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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The Wedding Industry Supplier Networking Events CHESHIRE
Starting at: 11:30 am (11:30).
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Wildlife Exchange Session - Coastal & Marine Wildlife
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Painting Cheese & Wine Evening By Loren Somerville
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Get Your Glam On
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WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS! Free Weekly Support Group In Chester
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30 Aug
2019

Denuo
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Cheshire Health, Fitness & Well-being Retreat
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The Wurzels
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31 Aug
2019

Chester Races 2019 - Ladies Day
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