Things To Do in Chester

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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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Jan 20
Chester Zoo Announce The Arrival of Two Baby Mandrils

After a wait of ten years, two baby mandrills have been born within weeks of each…

Jan 06
Chester Zoo is Highlighted For Impact it is Having on Global Wildlife Conservation

Chester Zoo is once again in the spotlight for its conservation work ahead of a major…

Dec 15
There’s Still Time For an Adventurous Christmas

The shopping days are dwindling but if you’ve still got Christmas presents to…

Dec 01
Make Christmas Gifting Adventurous This Year

If you’re struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift or want to arrange a…

Nov 26
Extended Hours And Half Price Fares For Chester’s Park & Ride This Christmas

This Christmas not only can you do your bit for the environment by using the Park…

Nov 24
Free Weekend Parking at Chester Racecourse This Christmas

This festive season you can enjoy FREE PARKING at Chester Racecourse every Saturday…

Nov 18
The Names of Chester’s New Arcade And Square Are Revealed

The choice of naming Chester’s new arcade and square was put to the public to…

Nov 11
New Roving Moon Installation is Coming to Chester This Christmas

This Christmas a brand new creative light installation is coming to Chester for the…

Nov 04
Chester Zoo Delighted as Two of the World’s Rarest Birds Have Hatched

Chester Zoo’s incredible conservation work has resulted in two of the…

Oct 28
And The Winner is …

A glittering award ceremony was held on Thursday evening, 28 October, in Chester…

Oct 27
Animals at Chester Zoo Get in Halloween Spirit

Chester Zoo keepers have been using imaginative ways to get their animals in Halloween…

Oct 26
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra Set to Return to Chester Cathedral With a Full Size Orchestra

Chester Philharmonic Orchestra are delighted to be returning to Chester Cathedral with…

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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.