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Days Out From Chester

Hotels in Chester; Touring the City

When you stay in Chester hotels, one of the best ways to start your day out is by taking a guided tour of the city.

This allows you to take in the sights and sounds, and learn about the history that makes this city so unique.

There is a huge selection of tours held throughout the year, whether you want to use your own two feet or would prefer to sit back and relax.

Enjoy walking tours with experts who live and know the area extremely well.

Why not take an open bus tours and hop on hop off buses, or take a relaxing river cruise to see the city from a totally different perspective. At many times of the year there are also themed walks and ghost tours, perfect if you’re staying in hotels in Chester for Halloween!

Chester’s Finest Attractions

After your introduction to the city, you can start visiting some of the city’s premier attractions.

Take a gentle stroll through the city and discover Chester Cathedral, the Chester Rows and the famous city walls.

The walls form a 3km route around Chester and form the most complete circuit of walls in Great Britain. There are plenty of restaurants along the route too. An absolute must see when you stay in hotels in Chester is Chester Zoo. This is one of the world’s best zoos, with 8000 animals and over 400 species! See the likes of elephant, lion, penguins and monkeys, enjoy daily talks, take a walk through the gardens or dine in one of the many restaurants. The Blue Planet Aquarium is also a great day out for families, with over 50 different exhibits from around the world.

Retail Therapy from Hotels in Chester

If you are looking to conclude your day with a bit of retail therapy, Chester has everything from designer outlets and independent boutiques to vintage and gift shops. Cheshire Oaks is a popular designer outlet that has a number of quality branded stores at discount prices. Not far from hotels in Chester, the outlet also has a mix of cafes and restaurants and a children’s play area. Chester offers all the major high street brands and has its own quirky stores so you can take something special back for loved ones. There are also plenty of other Cheshire towns and villages close by so you can see what shopping experiences these have to offer!

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