River Dee - Farndon to Chester Weir

North of the Severn drainage, west of the Pennines
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River Dee - Farndon to Chester Weir

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Re: RIVER DEE (Farndon to Chester Weir)

Post by will_sheaff » Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:01 pm

This link doesn't seem to work.

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Re: RIVER DEE (Farndon to Chester Weir)

Post by Jim Pullen » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:33 pm

Thanks - now fixed.
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Warning about Chester Weir

Post by Pee Wee » Thu Aug 19, 2010 3:52 pm

Hi,

A warning to anybody planning on using the weir in Chester: there are some nasty nails/screws sticking up from the wall you slide over at the top to get on to the salmon steps. Wooden planks that used to be there have gone, and the nails are hard to see under the water.

A few of our club's boats were gouged last night, including mine that I'd owned for less than a day :-(
They also look sharp enough to hurt if walking along there in wetsuit shoes.

Peter.

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Re: River Dee - Farndon to Chester Weir

Post by yung » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:43 pm

The exact distance from Farndon to Sandy Lane carpark is 11.69 miles.

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Re: River Dee - Farndon to Chester Weir

Post by Canoe girl » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:47 pm

If paddling from Fardon, please be aware that there is a logjam ( at 30th June 2019) against the bridge immediately below the put in, which does not look like it is going anywhere soon. Only one arch was navigable on the 30th but there was a large submerged log wedged across the arch, so some caution required. Sorry I could not upload the image

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Re: River Dee - Farndon to Chester Weir

Post by Chris Bolton » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:51 pm

If paddling to Sandy Lane, be aware that the Council have now introduced a 4hr parking limit. Users with non-powered craft can buy a season ticket to park for longer than this, £20 for a year.

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