The Rows are a unique shopping feature of Chester radiating out along the city's four main streets from The High Cross. It's a system of first floor public walkways overlooking the street but built into each property. This gives access to a second row of shops and cafes above those at ground level.
St Michael's Arcade (or St Michael's Row) is an historic shopping arcade in the Grade II* listed St Michael's Buildings on Bridge Street. It is now part of the larger Grosvenor Shopping Centre but still retains its original look.
Grosvenor Shopping Centre is located within the City Roman Walls with main access from Eastgate Street, Bridge Street and Pepper Street. The centre has over 60 stores and with brands such as the Disney Store, Boss, Build-a-Bear, LK Bennett and H&M, there's something for everyone.
Nestled just inside the City Wall, off Northgate Street and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Rufus Court is one of Chester's most striking courtyards and the winner of a Civic Trust Award.
Chester Market has been established in the heart of the city centre for decades and continues to provide high-quality goods, expert advice and friendly service for Cestrians and visitors alike.
Foregate Street and Frodsham Street are two of Chester's main shopping streets and stretch east and north from the East Gate Clock. Home to the city's major stores, the street is partly pedestrianised but watch out for buses using the area.
At The Cheese Shop you will find a selection of over 200 cheeses made from cow’s, goat’s, and ewe’s milk, along with a range of vegetarian cheeses. You will always find expert advice to help you with your purchase, whether it is a wedge of cheese, a dinner party cheese board, or a celebration cheese cake.
The Forum Shopping Centre is a modern, medium sized shopping mall with a few national chain shops and smaller traders. Stores include Boots, B&M Bargains and Martins
Chester Makers Market is only held a few times each year. The event is located at the beautifully renovated Carriage Shed, adjacent to Chester train station, and will showcase award winning local food, drink, art, craft producers and vintage artisans.
Cheshire Oaks was the first and UK’s largest Designer Outlet, having opened in 1995. With over 360,000 square feet of retail space, comprising of more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés.