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When it comes to beautiful cities, Chester is one of the best and should be on every tourist’s ‘must see’ itinerary

As soon as you arrive in Chester you will appreciate the city’s unique atmosphere and sense of history.

Founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago, much of the Roman influence remains and Chester’s city walls are the most complete in Britain. In every corner of the city you are confronted with history, from the Roman amphitheatre, to the medieval half-timbered buildings.

One of Chester’s most unique features is the two-tiered rows, which means you can shop whatever the weather and gives you a unique experience and double the shopping fun!

As well as having so much history and heritage, Chester is a vibrant, dynamic city full of restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, hotels, racecourse, zoo, theatre and not forgetting the River Dee. With so much to discover, you will always find something new each time you visit.

Whatever you want in Chester, you will find it here and if you don’t let us know! The beautiful boutique city of Chester is yours to indulge in and is here to show you how…

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Latest news and stories about Chester

Feb 18
Chester to Present Culinary Easter Event

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Feb 16
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Feb 14
Chester to Enjoy UK Soul

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Feb 12
Chester Zoo Offers Public Access to its Award-winning Pub

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Feb 09
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Residents and visitors to Chester with a passion for two-tone music are in for a treat…

Feb 08
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The Olive Tree Brasserie is a Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Chester. The…

Feb 06
Chester Hosts Epic Celebrations for Chinese New Year

February 10 marks the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dragon, and Chester is honouring…

Feb 04
Chester to Present Multi-talented Musician

Storyhouse in Chester has announced it will soon be opening its doors to the…

Jan 31
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Situated on the banks of the river Dee, the beloved city of Chester is home to a…

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