Things To Do: Chester

With a population of less than 100,000, Chester is small enough to be easily explored on foot and you won’t be overwhelmed by crowds. At the same time, it is a proper city. The official definition requires a city to have its own cathedral, and Chester certainly delivers on that score. Chester Cathedral goes back nearly a thousand years. It began life as the abbey church of a Benedictine monastery in the 11th century. And in the centuries since, it’s gone through a series of transformations as fascinating as those of any English cathedral. Well worth a visit.

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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