Read on for the perfect Mother’s Day weekend in Chester; indulge, shop, dine, treat yourself. We have carefully selected the best our city has to offer for the ultimate girly weekend break. With Afternoon Tea, a spa package and fine dining, we’ve got you covered. Take it from us, this is guaranteed to put a smile on her face!

Unwind: The Mill Hotel & Spa What could be better than a weekend of pampering? Enjoy a range of Pevonia treatments using natural skincare products, plus, manicures, pedicures, and full use of the health club facilities. Relax your muscles and mind with the incredible ‘Silky Skin Seaweed Body Scrub’ and feel rejuvenated with the ‘Reviver Facial’. You will leave feeling fantastic and even more so for treating your mother to a lovely day out! Upgrade to the ‘Rejuvenation Escape’ package and receive a fabulous ‘Aroma Foot Ritual’ that will leave you walking on clouds. Complete with a back, neck and shoulder massage to really set you on cloud nine.

Shop: Chester City Centre, The Rows You are sure to find delight in the many quirky and one-of-a-kind stores on the historic Roman Rows. Discover gems you wouldn’t find anywhere else and explore the incredible history behind the oldest shopping façade in England. These 700-year-old medieval Cestrian buildings are truly picture-worthy, so upload your snaps and tag #PerfectChester!

Grosvenor Shopping Centre With over 50 top, high-street brands, you’ll never be stuck for choice on where to go next at the Grosvenor Shopping Centre! Why not start off your shopping experience at the Browns of Chester Debenhams - take your time browsing the many concessions. When you’re all shopped out, take a seat on the plush sofas in the centre of the Precinct with a scrumptious milkshake and cookie from Millie’s Cookies.

Dine: La Brasserie at The Chester Grosvenor Take advantage of The Chester Grosvenor’s Mother’s Day offer; three delicious courses at La Brasserie for just £39.50 per person. The stunning surroundings of La Brasserie will leave you feeling like you have been transported to a Parisian dream oozing with French sophistication. If you’re not convinced already, The Grosvenor has won many awards and has also been shortlisted for Visit Britain’s Awards of Excellence 2017!

Stay: Sykes Cottages Get well-acquainted with a magnificent Georgian property overlooking the River Dee. Or snap up a quieter apartment in one of the surrounding towns less than 10 minutes’ drive from the city centre.

Visit: Chester Zoo Get up close and personal with the lions, elephants, sloths and much more at Chester Zoo. Make wonderful memories in the UK’s number one zoo, with fun activities and exhibitions almost every day! Set in a massive 125 acres, ‘Islands’ is a new attraction which is definitely worth a visit. Discover awesome animals with astonishing talents and fascinating features. Did you know that an Anteater’s tongue can be up to 2 feet long?

Indulge: Sparkling Afternoon Tea at Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel The most beautiful setting. The best central location. The most exquisite food and drink. Treat your mother like a queen with a gorgeous selection of cream pastries, decadent cakes, finger sandwiches and delicate scones. All served up with delicious teas and the finest bubbly, the connoisseurs at New Blossoms will ensure you have a second-to-none experience. Sit back, reflect on your day at the Zoo, and take in the amazingly authentic Roman surroundings.

Treat: Add on a special gift to take away your memories Still wanting more? These specially commissioned mugs are made by Moorland Pottery and are the perfect tangible memory to reminisce about your time in Chester. Choose from several different designs, all available for purchase at Chester Visitor Information Centre, along with a wide variety of other merchandise and collectable, Chester and Cheshire souvenirs.


Mill Hotel & Spa Destination
Mill Hotel & Spa Destination in it's waterside location

The Mill Hotel & Spa Destination has established itself as one of the leading tourist venues in Chester.

Chester Rows
Shop / Shopping Centre
Chester Rows

The Rows are continuous half-timbered galleries, reached by steps, which form a second row of shops above those at street level along Watergate Street, Northgate Street, Eastgate Street and Bridge Street. The Rows are unique in the world to Chester!

The Grosvenor Shopping Centre
Shopping Centre
The Grosvenor Shopping Centre, Chester

Please note some Grosvenor Shopping Centre retailers are operating reduced hours or different hours from those advertised.

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel
Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, exterior

Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel is a stylish 67 bedroom hotel in the heart of the historic City of Chester, situated on the famous City Walls and near the Eastgate Clock Tower, said to be the second most photographed clock in England.

La Brasserie at The Chester Grosvenor
La Brasserie restaurant at The Chester Grosvenor

Offering modern, fresh cooking, La Brasserie’s vibrant 2 AA Rosette restaurant prepares beautiful dishes using flavours and ingredients from home and abroad.

Chester Zoo
Animal Collection
Chester Zoo

**Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award Winner 2019**



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