Chester is a glorious historic city located in the north west of England. It boasts a rapidly developing university, a major racecourse and a highly impressive cathedral. However, Chester is best known as the site of the largest Roman fortress in Britain. Tourists come here every day with the intention of exploring the Roman remains and the traditional marketplace. You may join them after booking luxury accommodation in the heart of this great city.
If you're really keen to learn about Chester's main attractions then it would be a good idea to stop off at the visitor centre. You may then take the opportunity of a scenic walk along the great Roman walls of Chester. The circular route encompasses major sites such as Grosvenor Park and Chester Castle. You may continue the historical learning experience at the Roman Amphitheatre. Numerous historical recreations take place here during the summer months.
You'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sunshine during short breaks in Chester. You could purchase some fresh local produce for a picnic beside the River Dee. Alternatively you may stop off for a family tour of Chester zoo. Your children are sure to enjoy watching the mischievous meerkats and taking part in the craft-making workshops. There might even be time for a tour of the colourful gardens and a refreshing drink in the café. Or perhaps you'd rather observe the diversity of marine life in the Blue Planet Aquarium.
If you're keen to indulge in some retail therapy then it would be worth touring the Chester Rows. You'll notice the splendid architecture of the tiered arcades and have the opportunity to peruse the independent shops. If you can't find what you're looking for then make the short trip to the Cheshire Oaks shopping complex.
You'll be spoilt for choice with regards to evening entertainment in Chester. You could catch a show at a theatre performance, enjoy some stand-up comedy or listen to some of the talented local musicians at the popular local venues. It's also possible to enjoy some fine ale and delicious food at Chester's traditional pubs. Or dance the night away at the inner city nightclubs.
Chester is an attractive city break destination as well as a popular location for exploring the North West of England and North Wales. Our serviced apartments in Chester are the perfect alternative to a hotel, providing your very own base in the city.
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