Accommodation and travel ideas in Chester
Though founded in Roman times, Chester, the county town of Cheshire, is well known as a quintessential medieval city. Its walls are grade one listed and are the most complete of their kind in Britain. While many of its medieval buildings still stand, these are intermingled with some Victorian structures, creating a unique architectural diversity.
What to do in Chester
Today, the city offers a number of quirky attractions. Its famous 'Chester Rows' marry modern high street brands with distinctive overhanging galleries, and there are a number of museums exploring Chester's long history. The culture of the city is epitomised by the Storyhouse arts centre, which celebrates a plethora of regional art, film and music projects. Chester Zoo is another popular attraction, the largest in the UK, containing over 11,000 animals.
Where to stay in Chester
Chester offers a range of stylish accommodation, from boutique hotels to B&Bs, many of which are walking distance from the attractions listed above. Just a short distance from the city there are further accommodation options, including university rooms and lower budget hotels. A great diversity of options for anyone looking to stay.