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Travellers to Chester give high marks for the riverfront, relaxing spas and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its zoo. Top sights in the city include Chester Cathedral, Grosvenor Museum and Chester Zoo.
Cultural venues in the city include Grosvenor Museum, Dewa Roman Experience and Cheshire Workshops. Attractions like Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium and The Ice Cream Farm are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Chester Cathedral, Chester City Walls and Chester Castle.
Other top sights in Chester include Chester Racecourse and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Paul McCartney's childhood home, 12.4 mi/19.9 km from the heart of the city, and Norton Priory Museum, which is 13.8 mi (22.2 km) away.
If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Chester Station, Bache Station or Stanlow and Thornton Station. Chester may not have many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.