The city of Chester has a rich heritage with a wealth of places to visit, such as buildings and sites of historical interest and museums, together with various leisure attractions. For an evening out, Chester Music Theatre hosts music, dance, musicals and comedy, Telford’s Warehouse has a wide variety of musical performances, and you can go and watch a film at Vue Cinema. For dining out, there’s a large range of restaurants in the city that have a variety of international styles of food for all tastes, and the city has a good assortment pubs and bars for an enjoyable night.
The City has a great choice for shopping requirements, and includes the Grosvenor Shopping Centre with a wide amount of stores to choose from. Business conference venues in the City include Chester Racecourse and Oakfield House, and the closest airports to the City for international air travel are Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport.
Chester Car Hire
Wherever you are in Chester, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Chester car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
A visit to Chester might include any of the following places:
You can visit this Grade I listed Cathedral dating back to the late 11th century with many later restorations, and its architectural styles include Norman and Gothic. Features to see include ornate stonework, mosaics, decorative choir stalls, stained glass, monuments, tapestry, paintings and impressive vaulted ceilings.
You can visit the remains of this medieval fortress to see the impressive architecture, learn about the interesting history of Castle and see the Agricola Tower with its chapel and original 13th century wall paintings.
Here visitors can see a diverse collection of items which include interesting Roman artefacts such as tombstones, pottery, coins and glassware. You can also see fine art and sculpture, Chester silverware, and a recreated town house with rooms that have different historical styles.
Here you’ll find an abundance of creatures living in happy and originally designed enclosures, and animals you can see include elephants, black rhino, jaguars, tigers, chimps, orangutans, zebras, bears, anteaters and many more. You can see stunning recreations of tropical islands which include forests, waterfalls and bridges, and visitors can have a boat trip along the river. There are also beautiful gardens with flowers and plants from around the globe growing in authentic settings.
You can come and enjoy a day at the races at Chester Racecourse with exciting races to watch. You could have a flutter and while you’re here you could have a meal in comfortable surroundings and with a good view of the course.
Chester Military Musem
Here visitors can learn about the history of the soldiers in Cheshire from the 1600’s to present, and all the battles they have fought in around the world. You can taste what it would have been like in a First World War trench and and view many military exhibits including uniforms and weapons.
Blue Planet Aquarium
You can have an enjoyable visit to this large Aquarium where you’ll see lots of aquatic creatures such as sharks, piranhas, seahorses, otters and crocodiles. You can watch the regular feeding sessions, go into the Coral Cave, and even book a diving experience with the sharks.
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