All About Chester

When it comes to beautiful cities, Chester is one of the loveliest and on every tourist’s ‘must see’ itinerary. The city comfortably ranks alongside the cities of London, York, Bath and Edinburgh.

As soon as you arrive in Chester you will appreciate the city’s unique atmosphere and sense of history.

Founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago, much of the Roman influence remains and Chester’s city walls are the most complete in Britain.

In every corner of the city you are confronted with history, from the Roman amphitheatre, which is currently under excavation, to the medieval half-timbered buildings.

One of Chester’s most unique features are the two-tiered rows, which means you can shop whatever the weather and gives you double shopping fun!

Chester Cathedral was founded as a Benedictine monastery over 900 years ago and attracts hundreds of thousand visitors per year.

Despite so much history and heritage, Chester is a vibrant, dynamic city full of bars, pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants which means each time you visit you will discover something new.

Shopping in Chester is about as good as it gets anywhere outside London. Just about every top name brand has a shop in or about the city, so a shopping trip toChester is sure to be rewarding.
Chester also has a fine selection of indipendent retailers, and of course, the world famous ‘Rows’ a unique two tier shopping street.