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Holiday Inn Chester - South

Things to Do in Chester

Chester: a historic English gem on the River Dee. With Tudor charm, city walls, and modern vibrancy, it's a captivating blend of past and present.

Explore Chester

Explore Chester

Chester Cathedral

St Werburgh St, Chester, CH1 2DY

Chester Cathedral is many things to many people; a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of medieval and modern history.

Chester Racecourse

New Crane St, Chester, CH1 4JD

Established in 1539, Chester is the oldest racecourse still in operation in the world. The racecourse has consistently been awarded the Gold Standard Award by the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) since the award’s inception and was awarded the prestigious title of Large Racecourse of the Year, when the award was launched in 2015 and again in 2018 and 2019.

Chester Zoo


Every visit to Chester Zoo is a unique and exciting experience! The UK’s number one Zoo, close to the historic city of Chester, is set in 110 acres of award-winning gardens. We can help you find your way to Chester Zoo - there are many travel options and we encourage our visitors to 'go green' and travel by bike, train or bus where possible. With 1.4 million visitors every year, the Zoo is an all-year round favourite attraction for people of all ages.

Cheshire Oaks Outlet

Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9JJ

Cheshire Oaks was the first and remains the UK’s largest Designer Outlet, having opened in 1995. With over 400,000 square feet of retail space, comprising more than 150 boutiques, restaurants and cafés, Cheshire Oaks isn’t merely the UK’s largest Designer Outlet.

Chester City Walls

The city walls are the oldest, longest and most complete in Britain, parts of which are almost 2000 years old. Chester is the only city in Britain that retains the full circuit of its ancient defensive walls. Walking the complete circuit gives wondrous views down into the city and gives a fantastic insight into Chester's long history. The main access onto the walls is at each of the four main gateways - Northgate, Eastgate, Watergate and Bridgegate, plus there are many other steps around the ci

Chester Roman Amphitheatre

Little St John Street, CH1 1RE

The Roman amphitheatre at Chester was the largest in Britain. Used for entertainment and military training, there have been two stone-built amphitheatres on the site. The first included access to the upper tiers of seats via stairs on the rear wall, as at Pompeii, and had a small shrine next to its north entrance. The second provided seat access via vaulted stairways. The two buildings differed from each other and from all other British amphitheatres, underlining the importance of Roman Chester

Erddig Hall National Trust and Gardens

Oulton Park - Racing track

Tatton Park and Gardens

Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

The world's largest family-friendly ice cream parlour adventure park. Perfect for families, kids & toddlers, visit us today in Chester UK for a fun day out!

Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle, built to defend. Started in the late 13th century, Chirk Castle was one of several medieval Marcher fortresses sited on the Welsh-English border.

The Crocky Trail

Try your luck, warm up and prepare yourself for what lies ahead. Fired up and ready to go, you’ll then make your way along the mile long Crocky Trail, which winds its way through fields and trees passing over the Crocky stream. There are loads of different ways you’ll be able to cross the Crocky stream including the scary wobbly bridge, swinging chain bridge and fallen log – watch out, take care or may just end up falling in with an almighty splash!

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