Filled with ancient treasures and a touch of modern charm, Chester attracts both local and international visitors to live, explore and enjoy everything it has to offer.
The city has a (nearly) endless list of things to do, making it the perfect place for students!
Here are the top 8 things to do in Chester:
- Take a walk on the wild side
Chester is the best place to relive your childhood and visit all your favourite animals. You can see what's hiding under the sea, roaming the land or flying overhead!
Where? Blue Planet Aquarium, Chester Zoo, Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens
- Revive your taste buds
Whether you're looking for the best burger around, delicious Thai cuisine, or those British favourites, you'll find it all in Chester, in both chain and independent restaurants - yum!
Where? Hickory's Smokehouse, Siam Thai and Teppan-Yaki, Artichoke
- Love the nightlife
Just want a casual night with friends? No problem. What to dance into the early hours of the morning? No problem! From pubs to clubs to bars with live music, you'll be spoiled for choice in Chester.
Where? Pied Bull, Rosies, Riley's, Telford's Warehouse, Cruise
- Take in the history
The entire city is basically a historical site with both Tudor and Roman inspired architecture spanning over 2000 years old. It's the best place to take a walk and explore the city with your friends!
Where? Chester Walls, Chester Cathedral, Eastgate Clock, Eaton Hall Gardens
- Treat yo'self
Kit yourself out with some new clothes and accessories from the discounted designer outlet, one of the many independent boutiques, or from your favourite high street shops - Just try not to spend your whole student loan...
Where? Two Tier Shops at the Rows, Cheshire Oaks
- Take a breath of fresh air
Chester is stunning and you should take advantage of it! You can rent a boat and paddle out on the River Dee, explore the Roman gardens and picnic in the park - you definitely won't be bored here.
Where? ChesterBoat, Chester Roman Gardens, Grosvenor Park
- Do something different
Take a break from your studies and the usual activities and check out the local attractions. Grab your friends and see what's on at the races, get stuck in with the local football fans or see if there's a show on.
Where? Chester Racecourse, Chester FC, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
- Visit a museum
Because the city is brimming with ancient history and culture, there is much to learn and see not only by walking around but in one of the awesome museums as well. What will you discover?
Where? Sick to Death, Chester Military Museum
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