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Chester Day Out

The Groves, Chester
The Groves, Chester (Photo: Not So Big Media)

Welcome to the Chester Day Out section. Here you'll find Chester's best attractions, tours within the city, key shopping areas and specialist markets, hidden away cafés and, for the adventurous, popular sport and leisure activities.

Chester Attractions

Grosvenor Museum, Chester
Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Things to see and do

Chester has lots of attractions to easily fill a weekend visit. From the City Walls to Chester Zoo, from the Grosvenor Museum to the ancient Rows, you'll find it all here.

Chester Tours and Sightseeing

Bridgegate, Chester
Bridgegate, Chester

Touring and cycling

Here you'll find details of popular tours within the city and into the countryside. Also guided tours to neighbouring towns and counties. We also include information of cycle hire here so you can go and explore the city yourself!

Chester Shops and Markets

Eastgate Street, Chester

Find your perfect gifts

Chester has a compact shopping centre which includes the historic Rows full of character. We also include historic arcades, city markets, major stores and unique independent shops.

Chester Food and Drink

Bridge Street, Chester

Taking a break

For a bite to eat during the day, Chester has plenty of unique cafés hidden away throughout the city centre. There are also plenty of chain coffee shops on the main streets but at the moment we only list the popular independent ones here.

Chester Sport and Leisure Activities

Chester Racecourse

Sport matches and fun activities

Home to the world famous Chester Racecourse, the city is a centre of leisure and relaxation. Alternatively, there's rugby and football to watch or boats to hire on the River Dee.

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