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When it comes to beautiful cities, Chester is one of the best and should be on every tourist’s ‘must see’ itinerary

As soon as you arrive in Chester you will appreciate the city’s unique atmosphere and sense of history.

Founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago, much of the Roman influence remains and Chester’s city walls are the most complete in Britain. In every corner of the city you are confronted with history, from the Roman amphitheatre, to the medieval half-timbered buildings.

One of Chester’s most unique features is the two-tiered rows, which means you can shop whatever the weather and gives you a unique experience and double the shopping fun!

As well as having so much history and heritage, Chester is a vibrant, dynamic city full of restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, hotels, racecourse, zoo, theatre and not forgetting the River Dee. With so much to discover, you will always find something new each time you visit.

Whatever you want in Chester, you will find it here and if you don’t let us know! The beautiful boutique city of Chester is yours to indulge in and Chester.com is here to show you how…

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Jan 28
Chester Traffic Diversions Reaches Final Phase

The Clockwise one way traffic system is drawing to a close with the completion of the…

Jan 28
Free Parking Returns For a Fifth Year Encouraging Visitors to Chester

Chester is once again benefitting from free parking for visitors on Sundays throughout…

Jan 27
New Website is Launched With a Taste of Future Exhibitions Coming to Chester

A new website has been launched which gives a taste of two new exhibitions which aim…

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 13
Chester Is Bursting With Choice For You To Enjoy Veganuary

Veganuary has been a bucking trend ever since its conception in 2014. The…

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…

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