While we're locked down, it's time to support local and plan for when we can go out again. Many of Chester and Cheshire's attractions, hotels and shops are offering the opportunity to pay it forward with a gift voucher. With a gift voucher, you or your desired recipient can choose both what you want and – especially important in these uncertain times – when you want it. We’ve put together a selection of great ideas for where to get your gift cards and vouchers so you can pay it forward whilst supporting #YourChester and #YourCheshire!

Short Stays & Getaways


When we can go out again, the first thing on many of our minds will be to take a little staycation. There are plenty of options in Chester and Cheshire and if you’re looking to give the gift of a little rest and recuperation in some gorgeous locales, we’ve got some great ideas for you:

Carden Park – The luxury country hotel near Chester

The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa - The four-star luxury hotel, restaurant, wedding and conference venue on the outskirts of Chester

The Pheasant Inn – A great country escape in the heart of Burwardsley

The Bear's Paw – A traditional country inn in the idyllic village of Warmingham

The Chester Grosvenor – The famous lap of luxury in the heart Chester

Crewe Hall - Luxurious four-star accommodation, a fully equipped spa, gym facilities and restaurants in Crewe

The Mere - Cheshire's premier resort destination for both business & pleasure outside Knutsford

Flat Cap Hotels – Gorgeous boutique hotels including the Vicarage, Cranage, The Courthouse, Knutsford and The Bridge Prestbury

Cottons Hotel & Spa - A four star hotel in Cheshire with luxury spa facilities, beautiful rooms and a tempting restaurant in Knutsford

The Townhouse Chester – Chester’s beautiful boutique urban hotel

The Park Royal Hotel & Spa – Warrington’s premiere four-star hotel and spa

DeVere Cranage Estate – The luxury rural retreat in Holmes Chapel

Wine (& Beer & Gin) & Dine


Why not give the gift of a perfect dining experience? Or perhaps you know your giftee is a gin or beer lover. Whatever the case, some of Chester and Cheshire’s finest restaurants and food and drink providers are offering gift vouchers:

The Fishpool Inn – Some of the finest pub dining Cheshire has to offer

Shrub – Chester’s premiere vegan eatery

Hickory’s – Some of the finest barbeque this side of the Atlantic

Chef’s Table – sumptuous and regularly-changing tasting menus in Chester

The Wheatsheaf – Chic country dining in the heart of Sandbach

Beartown Brewery – Fine craft beer from Congleton

Three Wrens Gin – Beautiful artisanal gin from Malpas

The Botanist (Chester / Knutsford / Alderley Edge / Warrington) – Botanical and extravagant cocktails and food throughout Cheshire

The Cheese Shop  - Cheshire’s finest cheeses in Chester

Davenports Tea Room - Award-winning traditional afternoon tea in Bartington

Retail Therapy


You know they like to shop (who doesn’t?!) but don’t know what they want. Never fear, these are just a few examples of the great outlets in Chester and Cheshire that are offering gift cards. And, with options like the Chester Gift Card and Knutsford Voucher, they’ll have the entire high street to choose from!

The Cheshire Oaks Gift Card – You’ll be spoilt for choice of designer brands!

The Chester Gift Card – Shop local with a vast range of shops in Chester

The Knutsford Voucher – Choose your favourites from the wonderful town of Knutsford

The Arc Gallery – Innovative art and gorgeous homewares in Chester

Goblin Gaming – All your tabletop, role playing, board and card gaming needs

Chester Zoo Gift Vouchers – Find some perfectly wild gifts!

Cup + Cloth – Stylish contemporary homewares from Macclesfield

Weasel and the Bug – Environmentally friendly (and very fun) toys and games!

Blackwhitedenim – Fashion-forward clothing from Wilmslow

Warrington Wolves Gift Vouchers - For the Wolves fan in your life

Experiences Money CAN Buy


We may not be able to do much right now, but you can truly make someone’s year by buying them a once in a lifetime experience in Chester and Cheshire. Whether it be a sumptuous spa day, a round of golf in the Cheshire countryside, or a close encounter with birds of prey, we’ve got you covered!

Escapism – Will you be able to puzzle your way out of Chester's premiere escape rooms?

The Chester Grosvenor Gin Tonica Tasting – A gin experience with specialist recommendations in the Arkle Bar

Forest Gin Distillery Tour Voucher – Macclesfield’s freshest distillery are offering a look behind the scenes

His & Hers Spa & Golf Dinner Bed & Breakfast at The Mere – This is the whole package – golf, spa and a wonderful night’s sleep!

Cheshire Falconry – Come face-to-face with awe-inspiring birds of prey

Cheshire Outdoors – Embrace the outdoors with a range of wild and wonderful pursuits

Rowton Hall Hotel Spa – Indulge in a range of relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatments

Champneys Spa at Mottram Hall – Treat someone to a day at the first Champney’s spa in the North

Cheshire Segway – Take a wild ride through Cheshire's woodland

National Trust Gift Card – For those who love the outdoors, history and heritage in some of Cheshire’s best locations

The Storyhouse Card - Support Stroyhouse with a range of benefits including Storyhouse's streaming service, 10% off theatre and cinema tickets and 10% off food!

So there we have it. Need more inspiration? Check our virtual high street for more online shopping in Chester and Cheshire to support independent and shop local!




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