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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Apr 23
Vets at Chester Zoo Perform Sight-Saving Surgery on Penguin

A Humboldt penguin at Chester Zoo is the first to receive sight-saving cataract…

Apr 21
Storyhouse Announce The Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Cast For 2021

This Summer in Chester is going to be jam-packed with outdoor events and the extremely…

Apr 11
Great Places to Have Brunch in Chester

Your weekend plans are about to change – brunch style! When it comes to catching…

Apr 02
Bolesworth International Returns This Summer And Tickets Are Now on Sale!

With the disappointment of cancellation last Summer, the organisers are delighted to…

Mar 22
It’s Been a Tough Year For Chester Zoo But Their Ambitious Conservation Plans Continue

This year has been so challenging for Chester Zoo with lockdowns and lack of funding…

Mar 22
Get Outside With The Kids This Easter

This Easter coincides with the easing of some restrictions, which means for the first…

Mar 16
Get Ready to Explore Chester This Easter With Family And Friends

The beginning of the end is in sight and from 29 March you can meet up with 6 people…

Mar 14
Storyhouse Announce The Live Streaming of Acclaimed Production Miss Julie

Storyhouse continues the rollout of good news with the announcement there will be live…

Mar 13
Chester Races 2021 Season Tickets to go on Sale on Monday!

Chester Racecourse has announced that racing will return to the Roodee on June 25 and…

Mar 12
A Rare New Arrival at Chester Zoo is Caught on Camera

A rare new baby giraffe has arrived at Chester Zoo and the event was even caught on…

Mar 11
Tatton Park Confirms it Will Welcome Back The RHS Flower Show in July

Put the date in your diary, it’s official, the RHS Flower Show will be making a…

Mar 05
Storyhouse Announce an Extended Outdoor Programme For Summer 2021

One of Chester’s treasures, Storyhouse, is still battling for survival, but…

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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.