Experience a central hotel perfect for sightseeing & shopping! Located in the centre of the historic city of Chester, you couldn’t be better based to explore the attractions and sights of this popular metropolis. Expect spacious guest rooms, high ceilings and a sweeping staircase with amenities such as high speed internet connection, flat screen cable television and coffee and tea making facilities. The Grille Restaurant is also located here, so should you prefer a quiet night in, you won’t even have to leave the building! The hotel also offers laundry services, safety deposit boxes and fax and photocopying for business guests.
Chester is famous for shopping because of its Medieval Rows, a covered passage of boutique shops above the high street brands in Eastgate, the main shopping area. Bridge Street is another good place to indulge in some retail therapy, and it’s here you’ll also find the Grosvenor Shopping Centre. Alongside the typical high street brands, local shops include Cakes 2 Remember, Chester Whisky & Liqueur Company and Baron Fine Art, which has an incredible collection of oil paintings dating back to the 19th century. For somewhere to eat, Edgar’s Riverside Eating provides a beautiful view whilst you enjoy brunch or a light lunch whilst the Three Kings Tea Rooms dates back to the 17th century and uses locally sourced ingredients to ensure only the highest quality dishes.
The Blue Planet Aquarium is located in Cheshire Oaks and offers visitors the unique experience to dive with sharks. The Aquarium is home to an array of shark species, making it one of the largest collections in Europe, and with crystal clear waters you’ll be able to get up close and personal safely in the hands of the expert guide divers. You’ll also receive discounted admission into the aquarium for you and your spectators so you can explore more of the underwater life. There’s also a pirate playground for younger children as well as daily talks and feeds.
To discover more about Chester’s past, take a guided tour to see the Chester Walls, Cathedral and St John the Baptist’s Church. Ghost walks are also available for the brave, where you’ll discover chilling tales and eerie events of the city’s past. Alternatively, why not escape the city and explore the beautiful surrounding countryside. Bicycles are available for hire, or you can join one of the horse riding trips- a great option if you’re keen to cover more surface area.
Enjoy your time in the stunning city of Chester!