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Things to do in Chester

At, we have streamlined the process for city visitors, as well as those who call Chester home, by highlighting the best opportunities on offer and allowing you to search them by category and personal preference.

It’s not only simple to search the latest activities and entertainment on offer, but you can find all the essential details you need like opening times, accessibility, and directions. As a result, when you step through Chester’s streets, you’ll be able to easily access unforgettable opportunities that are ideal, whether you’re enjoying a day trip with your family or taking a citywide tour with friends.

If you are a thrill seeker looking for exciting things to do in Chester, you won’t be disappointed by the city. Those with a love of water sports will find many firms offer River Dee adventures that include thrilling opportunities like kayaking, paddleboarding and white-water rafting. Other outdoor pursuits are available on dry land, like the cycling and walking tours you can take to explore the city, or the group runs you can join and get to know like-minded people.

Those after a more placid pace will also find things to do in Chester that are equally entertaining. Home to many fine bars, restaurants and brewhouses, fans of food and drink can enjoy specialist tastings and appreciate local cuisine from world-class chefs. Creative opportunities are also on the cards through expert-led workshops and classes. Of course, being steeped in history, the city has plenty of opportunities for those curious about the past, from its celebrated museums to its ancient Roman sites.

Entertainment and activities for all ages can be found in Chester, as well as things to do for large groups or those travelling as a pair. Whether you have a passion for animals and conservation or are looking for a fun trip to the races, Chester is well-equipped with world-famous locations, making it an excellent location for a day trip. If you’re staying here a little longer, you’ll find courses, classes and local festivals that run for a week or up to a month.

To ensure you can always find the best things to do in and around the city, why not bookmark and scroll through the amazing opportunities that await?


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