Reasons to visit

Reasons to visit Cheshire!

Reasons to visit Cheshire!

There are dozens of reasons to love it here – check out a few of our favourites.

Anderton Boat Lift

Anderson Boat Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift is an incredible edifice, perched on the banks of the River Weaver like some giant three-storey-high iron spider. Made up of two huge water tanks, each with watertight sealable doors carry boats up and down.

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

With over 145 brands to choose from, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is the region’s must-visit fashion destination. After a day of shopping, relax in one of the many restaurants – which are open until 10pm.

Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral

At Chester Cathedral there really is something for everyone, children and adults can enjoy one of the many daily tours around the cathedral. You can eat and drink in the 13th century monks dining hall and browse the unique gift shop.

Chester Cheese Shop

Chester Cheese Shop

The Chester Cheese Shop has been a source of speciality cheeses in Chester for over 30 years. Over 200 different cow, goat and ewe cheeses are available as well as pasteurised, unpasteurised, organic and vegetarian cheeses.

Chester City Walls

Chester City Walls

Follow in the footsteps of the Roman soldier patrols and enjoy a unique perspective of Chester with panoramic views on both sides as you explore the most complete circuit of Chester City Walls in the country.

Chester Tours

Chester Tours

Chester Tours is the perfect way to start any visit to Chester, your guide will lead you on a captivating journey through 2,000 years of history, taking in all the main sites along the way, including the Rows, Walls, River and Cathedral.

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo has more than 500 species of rare, exotic and endangered wildlife. The zoo has designed it’s world-class enclosures and houses very carefully, to provide the best possible animal welfare and up-close experiences for you.

Chester’s Rows

Chester’s Rows

Perhaps one of the most distinctive architectural features of the city are Chester’s Rows. These two-tiered medieval galleries are now home to some of the best shops in the city and are a unique system of covered walkways.

ChesterBoat

ChesterBoat

Cruise along the beautiful River Dee with ChesterBoat, specialising in sightseeing cruises, themed cruises and private charters for all occasions. ChesterBoat are a family owned cruise operator with over 30 years of experience.

Eastgate Clock

Eastgate Clock

The Eastgate Clock is a turret clock built above the Eastgate of the ancient walls of Chester. It is considered a landmark of Chester, and is the second most photographed timepiece in the United Kingdom after Big Ben.

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

Hack Green

At Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker you can discover the secret world of nuclear government. For over 50 years this vast underground complex remained secret, hidden on the outskirts of a sleepy Cheshire town.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a great day out for all the family. You can explore the wonders of the universe, learn more about the workings of the giant Lovell Telescope, but start your visit by exploring your place in the universe.

Lion Salt Works

Lion Salt Works

The Lion Salt Works is a restored historic open-pan salt making site, in the village of Marston, close to Northwich. The site lies adjacent to the Trent and Mersey Canal and close to Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse.

Oulton Park

Oulton Park

Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park is the combination of stunning scenery and spectacular racing make it one of the most picturesque circuits for spectators and competitors.

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Set in the magnificent parklands of Tatton Park in Cheshire, the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is a spectacular day out. Featuring innovative show gardens, floral marquee, talks, demonstrations, trade stands and exhibitors.

Roman Tours

Roman Tours

Roman Tours offer a perspective on history that perhaps you haven’t considered before. Touring Chester with an authentic Roman Soldier guiding you on a light-hearted journey through Chester’s Roman heritage.

Tatton Park

Tatton Park

You’re welcome to uncover centuries of history at Tatton Park and witness life above and below stairs in the Mansion. Wander at leisure through huge glorious gardens and take the kids to meet very special rare breed animals.

The Brewery Tap

The Brewery Tap

Fine food and a fantastic selection of real ale await visitors to The Brewery Tap which is set in a medieval Grade 2-listed hall in the heart of Chester. This award-winning pub belongs to the Spitting Feathers brewery.

The Old Harkers Arms

The Old Harkers Arms

The Old Harkers Arms is a proper old city of London boozer, only in Chester. It’s a very social place with a lovely clubby atmosphere, and you’re pretty much bound to meet someone interesting. Well behaved Dogs allowed.