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Abode Chester
Abode Chester

Grosvenor Park Road, Chester CH1 2DJ

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4.4 out of 5 (457 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Chester Castle and Grosvenor Museum. Chester Cathedral is 0.5 mi …

£80
The Saddle Inn
The Saddle Inn

21 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD

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4.1 out of 5 (250 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Grosvenor Museum and Chester Cathedral. Chester Zoo is 3.1 …

£60
Edgar House
Edgar House

22 City Walls, Chester CH1 1SB

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5 out of 5 (104 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this luxury bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Old Dee Bridge, Grosvenor Museum …

£169
Racecourse Serviced Apartments
Racecourse Serviced Apartments

Saddlery Way, Chester CH1 4LZ

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5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Chester Racecourse, Grosvenor Museum, and Chester Cathedral …

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Best Western Hallmark Chester Westminster
Best Western Hallmark Chester Westminster

City Road, Chester CH1 3AF

3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (165 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chester, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre and …

£59
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Spa Chester
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Spa Chester

Warrington Road, Chester CH2 3PD

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4.4 out of 5 (587 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester Zoo, and Chester …

£89
Chester Court Hotel
Chester Court Hotel

48 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NL

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (165 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre and Chester Cathedral. Chester …

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Green Bough Hotel
Green Bough Hotel

60 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NL

Situated in Chester, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Northgate Arena Leisure Centre and Chester Cathedral. Chester Zoo an …

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Trafford Hall
Trafford Hall

Ince Lane, Chester CH2 4JP

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (101 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this guesthouse is within 6 mi (10 km) of Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Chester Zoo, and Chester …

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Rossett Hall Hotel
Rossett Hall Hotel

Chester Road, Wrexham LL12 0DE

4.1 out of 5 (7 reviews)

This hotel is located in Wrexham (Rossett), where area attractions include Racecourse Ground, Grosvenor Museum, and Chester …

£75
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Pocket Guide: Chester Chester Racecourse Hotels

Cheshire is distinguished by its beautiful countryside, a landscape of dairy farmland, herds of grazing cattle and picturesque villages and towns. It's the perfect landscape for sporting activities and outdoor leisure pursuits such as walking and rambling. It has long-established golf clubs such as Chester Golf Club, and horse racing is also very popular here. Chester Racecourse is one of the finest in the country, and you should get along there if you can from your Cheshire hotel for a day at the races. Chester Racecourse has the distinction of being the oldest racecourse in England which is still in use, so it's a really special place to visit.

Cheshire Hotels for a Day Out at Chester Racecourse

Horseracing has always been a popular sport in the Chester area, and records of it go back well into the 16th century. Although Chester Racecourse is relatively small, at 1.8km in length, it is also one which draws in some of the most enthusiastic crowds, and you'll have a wonderful day here from your Cheshire hotel. Of particular interest to history buffs is the raised mound in the middle of the field. This is adorned with a small 'rood' cross which gives the course its other name of 'Roodee', or Rood Eye. It's connected to a local legend about a statue of the Virgin Mary which was supposedly buried here after falling and causing the death of a local gentlewoman during a thunderstorm. It's colourful touches like this that make many English towns and villages such delightful places to visit.

Chester Racecourse from Cheshire Hotels

The racecourse site has seen quite a few of the lost traditions of rural England, in fact. It was home for instance to the medieval Chester Midsummer Watch Parade which was banned along with many other fun activities by the Puritanical Oliver Cromwell, and eventually abolished back in 1677. It's nice to see that people today are still having a good time here!

When you visit Chester Racecourse from your nearby Cheshire hotel or guesthouse, you'll find it very handy for getting to the local restaurants, shops and bars.

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