The Roody, Chester

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  1. TerryL

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    Can anyone confirm that it is still possible to overnight here (the car/coach park near the racecourse)? Looking to visit the Christmas market (midweek) prob stay couple of days.

    Ta everso

    Terry
     
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    At present yes..
    BUT I have seen very recent posts on Facebook that something is happening and new barriers or something being fitted.
    So check again near the time..
     
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    Used it a few times recently. The changes are to introduce card payment machines, they are all there ready to go but not operational when we were there at the end of September.
     
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    Seven motorhomes parked up there last Friday, only two last night, got to be deal of the year.
     
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    Not so cheap to park for the day though.

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    Thanks everyone.
     
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    Just an update for anyone who's interested. It's still possible to stay overnight on Little Roodee car/coach park - we've just got back from 3 nights there with other Funsters.

    Best parking for motorhomes is at the back alongside the river where there are "pull-in" bays, otherwise you may end up overhanging another bay, which you'll have to pay for. Don't park in the coach/lorry bays - it's even more expensive! On Tuesday there were 10 vans parked up.

    Cost:- Arrive after 5.00p.m. and it's £1.50, which is valid until 0900 the following day. Day rate is £5.80, which is valid 0700 until midnight the same day. There is a lower fee for shorter stays but not a lot. Note that the carpark is locked from 2230 until 0700 and the "release" fee is £100.:xeek: The toilets are open from dawn until dusk. The on-site cafe has now gone.

    The new machines are not yet working so you'll need plenty of change. I'd hazard a guess that there may also be a change to the parking times when they become operational.

    It IS a bit expensive, at least for the day, for what you get but it's only a 5min walk into the centre. The Christmas market was very nice, if not very big, but Chester itself is a nice place to visit anyway.

    Terry
     
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    Thanks on the update.. (y)
     
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