Welcome to the walled city of Chester, one of Britain’s most popular destinations for a short break.
This bustling city situated on the River Dee has a charming old-world atmosphere thanks to its Tudor and Victorian buildings. It’s the perfect choice for any holiday itinerary, offering a variety of attractions for everyone in the family.
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What to do in Chester
Did you know Chester is ranked in the top 10 prettiest European cities? In 2014, readers of USA Today and 10Best nominated the city as the fifth prettiest in the continent, placing it above Prague, Budapest, Santorini, Venice and Bruges to name a few.
There are many ways you can make the most of Chester's picturesque landscapes. Take a pleasure cruise up the river or a tour around the city on a special heritage bus, and make sure to visit one of the many beautiful historic attractions in the area.
A good place to start is with a walk along the walls. Chester has the honour of the most complete city walls still standing in Britain, built from the time of the Romans. Today you can experience much of the city by taking a walk on these ancient structures, which will bring you around many of the city's finest spots and give you a great view over the river.
The lovingly restored Chester Cathedral and St John the Baptist's Church are two other pit stops you'll want to make during your time in the city, especially if you're interested in classic architecture.
Animal lovers will want to check out the Chester Zoo, which is home to over 11,000 animals ranging across 400 different species. Some of the animals here come from the most endangered species in the world, so this is a special opportunity to see them up close.
For shopping, there's the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet which has 145 luxury and high street brands to choose from including British icons such as Burberry and Superdry.
Chester is packed full of exciting events all year round, from the Chester Race Day festivities to the Food, Drink and Lifestyle festival. There's even a regular Chester World Town Crier Tournament, where you can see the best criers from around the globe competing to proclaim their best.