Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do and see in Chester.
Be absorbed by the beautiful attractions such as the beautiful Chester Cathedral which is over 1,000 years old and is free to enter and hosts regular events and exhibitions; walk around the most complete city walls in the country that date back over 2,000 years and are 2 miles long.
Fancy a flutter on the gee-gee’s. Chester Races has the oldest racecourse in the country which dates back to 1539 and is known as the Roodee. You might even spot a celeb or two especially at the Glamorous May Festival.
For those who enjoy shopping take in Chester’s famous 700 year old shopping rows where you will find plenty of high street names along with local independent shops.
And if you need to keep the kids entertained, there’s plenty on offer. Explore the city aboard an open top bus or visit the World famous Chester Zoo which is the most visited visitor attraction outside of London and houses over 27,000 animals to see.
As the Gateway to the North, its easy to expand your Chester visit even further with a trip to the beautiful Cheshire countryside, including the Lake District and the Peak District, and cosmopolitan cities such as Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and York.