UK staycation? Of course you are.
So it’s timely that I had a two-pager in the Daily Telegraph at the weekend as part of the Staycation Nation series.
It was packed with my local-knowledge tips about summer events and activities around my home patch of Chester and Cheshire.
From Storyhouse’s open-air cinema to Sick to Death, a new visitor attraction devoted to the history of medicine, I offered the lowdown on the best the city has to offer this summer.
I also ventured further afield to find new attractions across Cheshire — from a new woodland adventure park to an afternoon-tea canal cruise on a vintage barrow boat.
But there wasn’t space in the edit for one further option, so I’m slotting it in here instead …
If you’ve exhausted the other Cheshire options, then there is something else: my lockdown project.
Haunted Chester is an audio tour to download to your smartphone, using the VoiceMap app.
I developed it as a socially distanced alternative to then-suspended group tours, incorporating the flexibility to follow the one-hour city circuit any time (particularly atmospheric after dark) with spooky stories at various stops en route.
Think ghostly monks, haunted hostelries and supernatural spectres with my local-knowledge perspective on my home city and its haunted heritage.
I’ll even be delivering a Facebook Live ghost tour on June 19 as part of the Chester Heritage Festival.
£4 download, or from the Visitor Information Centre. More from Haunted Chester.
Read the full story in Telegraph Travel.
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