Outdoor Activities
in Chester

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Enjoy activities in the great outdoors in Chester 

Take your pick from our choice of all the top outdoor activities in Chester below or discover your absolute favourites by clicking ‘Find My Perfect Outdoor Activity’ to filter by your additional personal preferences. 

With so much time spent inside these days when you’re looking for things to do in Chester it feels so good to get out in the fresh air, be active and take in the awesome natural backdrop this unique city enjoys from so many aspects. 

Whether you’re looking for adventure activities or a relaxing time in the outdoors and nature you will certainly find Chester has a great choice on offer for every taste and mood including loads of types of watersports and fingers crossed you’ll be blessed with sunshine while you enjoy your chosen days out and activities

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There’s nothing better than spending your days out in the great outdoors and when it comes to things to do outside, Chester and the surrounding areas have so much on offer for you to choose from

Latest Chester days out and activities news

Jun 09
Chester Zoo Wins Top Prize at Prestigious Tourism Awards Ceremony

Chester Zoo has won the top prize at the nation’s biggest tourism award…

May 25
A Fun Packed Day of Racing and Activities at Roman Day This Weekend

It’s Roman Day at Chester Racecourse on Saturday and this family friendly event…

May 20
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebratory Proms Concert at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is hosting a Platinum Proms concernt to celebrate The Queen’s…

Apr 28
Chester Zoo Celebrates The Birth of Twin Red-Bellied Lemurs

Chester Zoo is celebrating the birth of two red-bellied lemurs, which are one of the…

Apr 06
Chester Zoo Launches Easter Storytelling Spectacular

This Easter there’s a huge bonus when you visit Chester Zoo, for not only will…

Mar 23
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Summer 2022 Schedule Announced

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre has announced the Summer 2022 schedule and you can…

Mar 19
Breakout Chester is Holding a Charity Day in Aid of Ukraine

Breakout Chester is supporting the people of Ukraine by hosting a charity day when all…

Mar 10
Chester Zoo to Hold Virtual Zoo Day During British Science Week

Get ready for a virtual trip to Chester Zoo on Wednesday 16 March during British…

Mar 03
It’s Time For a Mother’s Day Adventure Experience in Chester

If you’re running out of ideas for the perfect gift this Mother’s Day then…

Mar 01
A Taste of Spring is Here

Chester has a new food and drink trail, A Taste Of Spring, which is launching on 1…

Feb 11
Chester Zoo Announce The Arrival of The First Aardvark Born at The Zoo

Chester Zoo has announced the arrival of Dobby, the first ever aardvark to be born at…

Feb 03
Chester Zoo Conducting Pilot Study to Combat Deadly Virus in Young Elephants

Chester Zoo is conducting the world’s first pilot study with a vaccine that aims…