Things To Do: Chester

About Chester

Chester is a city that has something for everyone. It is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in England, with a rich heritage dating back to Roman times. You can explore the ancient city walls, which are the most complete in Britain and offer stunning views of the city and the river. You can also visit the impressive cathedral, which has a fascinating history and a magnificent architecture. The medieval Rows are another unique feature of Chester, where you can find a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants on two levels.


Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing stroll, a thrilling adventure or a shopping spree, you will find something to suit your taste in Chester. Here are some of the best things to do in Chester to make your visit unforgettable:

* Walk along the city walls and enjoy the views of the river, the castle and the gardens.

* Visit Chester Cathedral and admire its Gothic architecture, stained glass windows and ancient carvings.

* Explore Chester Zoo, home to over 35,000 animals from around the world, including elephants, lions, penguins, and orangutans.

* Shop at the Rows, a unique two-tiered shopping arcade that dates back to the 13th century.

* Experience Chester Racecourse, the oldest and longest-running horse racing venue in England.

* Discover the history and culture of Chester at the Grosvenor Museum, which features exhibits on Roman life, art, natural history and more.



Local Attractions

Storyhouse – Chester’s Multi Award Winning Theatre – More Info

Chester Cathedral – Why Not Take a Trip to The Top of The Tower? – More Info

City Sightseeing Tours – Take a Tour of Historic Chester – More Info

Roman Tours – See How The Romans Made Chester What It Is Today! – More Info

Medieval Tours – Take a Tour of Medieval Chester – More Info

Chester Ghost Tours – Hear the Spooky & Scary Tales of Chester’s History – More Info

The River Dee – There’s Lots To See and Do Along The River Dee – More Info

Grosvenor Park – Over 20 Acres of Beautiful Parkland – More Info

Chester Racecourse – Officially The Oldest Racecourse In The World Still In Operation – More Info

Chester Zoo – With Over 35,000 Animals and 125 Acres of Gardens – More Info

Blue Planet Aquarium – One of The UK’s Best Collections of Sharks, Fish and Many More – More Info

Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village – From Discounted Designer Clothing To Bowling and Luxury Dining – More Info

Rack & Ruin Alpacas – Alpaca Experiences in Chester. Petting, Feeding and Walking with Alpacas – More Info

Carbonara at No49 – A New Italian Restaurant with a Roman Influence, Bridge Street Row East – More Info

The Ice Cream Farm – One of the UK’s Most visited FREE attractions – More Info

Backford Belles Jersey Ice Cream – Traditional family run Ice Ceram Farm – More Info

Panda Mami – World Buffet Restaurant. Over 120 dishes from around the globe – More Info

Blakemere Village – Home to 30+ unique independent shops and attractions – More Info

Beeston Castle – Must-see, breath-taking views from a dramatic medieval castle – More Info

Hover Force – The North West’s No1 outdoor activity centre with everything from hovercrafts to axe throwing – More Info

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