The historic city of Chester was founded by the Romans in AD79, and still shows many signs of its long and fascinating history. The city now attracts visitors from around the globe, whether it be to walk the City Walls, visit the magnificent Cathedral or take advantage of the fantastic shopping, entertainment and dining options in the city.
Chester Cathedral is a truly remarkable building, with a history spanning almost two thousand years. Each part of the building represents the work of different generations combining to make the Cathedral that stands today, which remains one of the finest and most complete monastic complexes in the United Kingdom.
The City Walls are what most people think of when describing Chester. The Chester Walls Walk runs every Saturday afternoon from May - October, where experienced guides will take you on a tour of the walls, showing you all the highlights from the past 2000 years.
Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one zoo, with over 7000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most exotic and endangered species on the planet. With 1.4 million visitors every year, the Zoo is an all-year round favourite attraction for all.
The award winning Dewa Roman Experience is a family run attraction, where visitors of all ages can enjoy wandering through Roman Streets, exploring the archaeological remains and handling ancient relics in the hands-on studio. Learn about Romans in a way you'll never forget.
Chester is a ghosthunter's heaven. Tour the ancient, walled city after dark, visit well-known spooky and scary places, and hear spine-chilling tales of ghosts, spectres, and things that go bump in the night.
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