Blacon
in Cheshire of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
53.208 and -2.925 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 53° 12' 29" and W -2° 55' 31"
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: 01:46 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:09 am and 9:26 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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Explore Blacon

Blacon in Cheshire (England) with it's 13,495 inhabitants is a city in United Kingdom about 167 mi (or 268 km) north-west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Blacon is now 01:46 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Blacon, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Hawarden Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 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 16 mi (or 26 km), South. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mollington, Chester, Ledsham, Eccleston and Stoke. 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: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 20th of July 2019

18°C (64 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

20°C (67 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

23°C (73 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Stone Villa Guest House

Address
2,1 mi
3 Stone Place
CH2 3NR Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


The Chester Grosvenor

Address
1,9 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


Macdonald New Blossoms

Address
2,0 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
2,1 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
1,8 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
2,1 mi
65 Hoole Road
CH2 3NJ Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


ABode Chester

Address
1,9 mi
Grosvenor Road
CH1 2DJ Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


The Hallmark Queen Hotel

Address
2,0 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


Hallmark Inn Chester

Address
2,0 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


Chester House Guest House

Address
2,2 mi
44 Hoole Road
CH2 3NL Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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Chester Marathon 2014 just after 1 Mile

Published: October 06, 2014
Length: 07:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shane Cliffe

Chester Marathon 5th October 2014 Just after the 1 mile mark.


Chester Rocks 2014

Published: June 07, 2014
Length: 09:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Capital North West & Wales

Experience the buzz as Dizzee Rascal takes to the stage at this year's Chester Rocks with Capital FM.


Buses departing Chester Bus Exchange

Published: September 30, 2013
Length: 29:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The North West Bus Blog

Here at The North West Bus Blog, we like to think of new idea's to keep our readers up to date with the bus scene in the North West of England and North Wales. Here is a short sample video,...


What is the best hotel in Chester UK? Top 3 best Chester hotels as voted by travellers

Published: September 21, 2014
Length: 18:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Best Hotel

What is the best hotel in Chester UK? check the ratings made by travellers themselves. http://www.best-hotel.org/best-hotels-in-chester-uk/ List of hotels in Chester United Kingdom : ...


Chester Racecourse & Grosvenor Bridge - Aerial Footage

Published: February 04, 2014
Length: 54:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: James Farley

Next instalment in trying out the DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, from Chester Racecourse, showing the Grosvenor Bridge and Racecourse Pavilions. And some bloke in a bobble hat.


The Great Send Off Chester

Published: September 07, 2014
Length: 36:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Sejrup

The Great Send Off & Mons Day Parade On 7th September 1914 700 Lever Brothers employees travelled from Port Sunlight to Chester by train to enlist in the 13th Batallion of the Cheshire Regiment....


LMS 45699 Galatea - The Lune Rivers Trust Special, Carnforth-Chester. 28/9/13

Published: September 29, 2013
Length: 32:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: David Moyle

LMS 45699 Galatea working '1Z27 The Lune Rivers Trust Special, from Carnforth-Chester on Sat 28th September 2013. Originaly the tour was scheduled to have LMS Royal Scot number 46115 Scots...


mbna Chester Marathon 2012 by Chester Photographic Society

Published: October 10, 2012
Length: 35:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sgreg62

mbna Chester Marathon 2012.


Chester FC v Worcester City FC

Published: December 02, 2012
Length: 41:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheWCFCTV

Blue Square North - Saturday 1st December 2012 Chester FC 4 Worcester City 2.


Chester vs. Gateshead - James Curtis Goal

Published: October 26, 2013
Length: 09:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Heed Vids

James Curtis's winner against Chester at the Deva Stadium in the FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round on October 26, 2013. Final score, Chester 0-1 Gateshead.


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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.

Curzon Park Abbey

Curzon Park Abbey is one of three monasteries of nuns in the English Benedictine Congregation.

Located at 53.1808, -2.90389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Monasteries in Cheshire, Monasteries of the English Benedictine Congregation, Benedictine nunneries in England, 19th-century Christian monasteries, 1868 establishments in England

Deva Stadium

The Deva Stadium, also known as the Exacta Stadium for sponsorship purposes, is an association football stadium spanning the Wales–England border in the United Kingdom, that is the home of Chester F.C. , the effective successor club to the liquidated Chester City F.C. The name Deva comes from the original Roman name for the fort Deva Victrix, which became the city of Chester, in North West England. The Deva Stadium replaced Sealand Road.

Located at 53.1892, -2.92381 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chester City F.C. stadiums, Chester F.C., Buildings and structures in Chester, Football venues in England, Football venues in Wales, Stadiums in Wales

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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Chester, Hospitals in Cheshire, NHS Foundation Trusts, NHS hospitals

Chester Rural District

Chester was a rural district of Cheshire, England, from 1894 to 1974. It was based around the city and county borough of Chester but did not include it. The district saw various boundary changes throughout its life. It included the small civil parish of Chester Castle, an exclave of the rural district within the boundaries of the county borough of Chester.

Located at 53.191, -2.895 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of England created by the Local Government Act 1894, Districts of England abolished by the Local Government Act 1972, History of Cheshire, Rural districts of England

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 1 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

Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse, known as the Roodee, is according to official records the oldest racecourse still in use in England. Horse racing at Chester dates back to the early sixteenth century. It is also thought to be the smallest racecourse of significance in England at 1 mile and 1 furlong (1.8 km) long.

Located at 53.1864, -2.89972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Horse racing venues in England, Sports venues in Cheshire, Chester, Buildings and structures in the United Kingdom destroyed by arson

Curzon Park

Curzon Park is an upmarket residential suburb of Chester, Cheshire in England. The area, which adjoins the southern banks of the Dee, was first laid out in the 19th century. It is situated next to the Grosvenor Bridge and is well known for having some of the city's largest and most prestigious residences. Curzon Park also houses a retreat house for members of the English Benedictine Congregation and Chester Golf Club.

Located at 53.1831, -2.90278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chester

Gateway Theatre (Chester)

The Gateway Theatre was a small producing and receiving theatre in the city of Chester, England. The theatre has welcomed many acclaimed performers, including Matthew Kelly, Les Dennis and Dennis Waterman. The venue closed after its Christmas production at the end of 2007 to be replaced with a larger Performing Arts Centre, as part of a redevelopment of Chester city centre named The Northgate Development. This project has never materialised.

Located at 53.1908, -2.8942 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres in Cheshire, Buildings and structures in Chester

Chester Golf Club

Chester is one of the oldest established golf clubs in the county of Cheshire. The club has a full calendar of competitions and inter-club matches, as well as opportunities for friendly golf. The clubhouse offers all the usual amenities e.g. licensed bar. Visitors are welcome. Situated in Curzon Park, Chester Golf Club was founded on 24 May 1901. Formerly known as “Brueres Halgh” during the early Middle Ages, the land was used for agricultural purposes for many years.

Located at 53.1867, -2.90944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Chester, Sport in Cheshire

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 1 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 1 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

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 1 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

Northgate, Chester

The Northgate is in Chester, Cheshire, England, where it carries the city walls footpath over Northgate Street. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.

Located at 53.1938, -2.89337 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arch bridges, Grade I listed bridges, Bridges in Cheshire, Grade I listed buildings in Cheshire, Bridges completed in 1810, Buildings and structures in Chester, Neoclassical architecture, Grade I listed gates, Gates in England, Stone bridges, Thomas Harrison buildings

Watergate, Chester

The Watergate is in Chester, Cheshire, England and spans the A548 road between Watergate Street and New Crane Street. It forms part of the city walls and has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building. Watergate was built between 1788 and 1790 for Chester City Council and replaced a medieval gate. The architect was Joseph Turner. It is built in red sandstone ashlar and consists of a basket arch of short rusticated voussoirs.

Located at 53.1894, -2.8974 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arch bridges, Grade I listed bridges, Bridges in Cheshire, Grade I listed buildings in Cheshire, Bridges completed in 1790, Buildings and structures in Chester, Stone bridges, Joseph Turner buildings

Chester F.C

Chester Football Club is a supporter-owned English football club based in Chester. The club was founded in 2010 following the winding-up of Chester City F.C. The club plays its home games at the Deva Stadium, and for its inaugural season played in the Northern Premier League Division One North following a successful appeal to the FA against their initial placement in the Northwest Counties League.

Located at 53.1892, -2.92381 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Football clubs in Cheshire, Association football clubs established in 2010, Fan-owned English League football clubs, Chester F.C., Northern Premier League clubs, Football Conference, 2010 establishments in England

St Matthew's Church, Saltney

St Matthew's Church, Saltney, was in Flint Road, Saltney, Flintshire, Wales. The church was opened in 1911 as a mission church to the parish church of St Mark, Saltney. St Mark's Church is an Anglican church in the parish of Lache cum Saltney, the deanery of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester and the diocese of Chester. St Matthew's was designed by the Chester architect John Douglas and built in brick with lancet windows.

Located at 53.181, -2.94578 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1911, 20th-century Anglican church buildings, Anglican churches in Wales, Former churches in Wales, Churches in Flintshire, John Douglas buildings

Saltney railway station

Saltney was a minor railway station located on the Great Western Railway's Paddington to Birkenhead line a few miles west of Chester, just south of Salney Jc where the Shrewsbury line leaves the North Wales Coast Line to Holyhead. The route is still open today as part of the Shrewsbury to Chester Line. Nothing now remains at the site except an expanse of waste ground.

Located at 53.1795, -2.9188 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Cheshire, Former Great Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1846, Railway stations closed in 1917, Railway stations opened in 1932, Railway stations closed in 1960

Bridge of Sighs, Chester

The Bridge of Sighs in Chester was a crossing that led from the Northgate gaol, across the Chester Canal, to a chapel in the Bluecoat School. It was built to allow condemned prisoners to receive the last rites before their execution. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.1939, -2.89373 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Chester, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Bridges in Cheshire, Joseph Turner buildings

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Cheshire, Former Birkenhead Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1840, Railway stations closed in 1960

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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, Hotels in Cheshire, 18th-century architecture, 19th-century architecture, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire

All Saints Church, Great Saughall

All Saints Church, Great Saughall, is located in Church Road in the civil parish of Saughall, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Wirral South, the archdeaconry of Chester, and the diocese of Chester. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.2272, -2.9552 (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 1910, Diocese of Chester

St Mark's Church, Saltney

St Mark's Church, Saltney, is located in High Street, Saltney, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester, and the diocese of Chester. Its benefice is combined with those of St Matthew, Saltney Ferry, and Sandy Lane Family Church, Lache-cum-Saltney. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.1791, -2.9151 (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 1893, 19th-century Church of England church buildings, Anglican congregations established in the 19th century, Diocese of 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 2 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 1 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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Country houses in Cheshire, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, 18th-century architecture, University of Chester

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