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There are so many great things to do in Chester

Take your pick from our choice of all the top things to do in Chester below or discover your absolute favourites by clicking ‘Find My Perfect Thing To Do’ to filter by your additional personal preferences. 

Chester and the surrounding areas have some of the top things to do and tourist attractions in the entire country from the big hitters like Chester Zoo, Chester Races and Blue Planet Aquarium to the amazing historic sightseeing and parks and gardens throughout this beautiful city not to mention the incredible shopping, food and drink and events and both indoor and outdoor activities to keep absolutely everybody entertained.

Whether you’re here on a staycation, visiting for the day or you’re lucky enough to live in and around Chester you will definitely find things to do to suit whatever your mood.

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Latest Chester things to do news

Sep 30
Chester Storyhouse to Host Halloween Drawalong

Celebrated author and illustrator Nick Sharratt, renowned for his children’s books,…

Sep 04
Chester Landmark to Host Wedding Show

Later this month, Chester Cathedral will open its doors to budding brides and…

Sep 01
Chester BID to Host First Ever Watergate Street Festival

Chester BID (Business Improvement District) is uniting the local businesses based on…

Aug 30
Exciting Attractions for Kids at the Ice Cream Farm

Home to the largest ice cream parlour in the world, The Ice Cream Farm in Chester is…

Aug 17
Dinosaurs are Coming to Chester!

You might not believe your eyes on Sunday morning if you see a 7-metre-long…

Aug 16
Christmas 2022 – Your Definitive Guide to Christmas in Chester

Christmas in Chester is definitely happening in 2022, and after the last few…

Aug 12
Art and Artisan Makers Fair at The Bluecoat This Weekend

Come and meet artists and makers this weekend at the Art and Artisan Makers Fair being…

Aug 02
It’s Another First For Cheshire – The World’s First Ice Cream Drive In!

Who doesn’t love ice cream? We now have something else to celebrate with the…

Jul 27
Award Winning Play is Coming to The Live Rooms

The Live Rooms will be host to an award winning play this August, which is sure to…

Jul 14
Making Tracks 2 is Coming to Chester This Summer

Chester Cathedral is hosting Making Tracks 2, which is making a welcome return for a…

Jul 12
Chester Zoo to Open Until Sunset For The First Time Ever

This summer you will be able to explore Chester Zoo as never before as special Into…

Jul 09
Chester Zoo Welcomes New Penguin Chicks

Chester Zoo has announced the arrival of nine Humboldt penguin chicks with some very…

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If you are looking for something to do during your stay in Chester there are plenty of attractions to suit all ages.