Chester and Cheshire Itineraries

Itineraries

10 Scenic Places to Discover in and Around Warrington this Autumn

10 Scenic Places to Discover in and Around Warrington this Autumn

Nestled between Manchester and Liverpool in the heart of northern Cheshire you'll find Warrington. It's a bustling town known for its busy high street, great restaurants and a vibrant cultural scene. But you may be less familiar with…

10 Walks in Cheshire this Autumn

10 Walks in Cheshire this Autumn

Wide open spaces and idyllic backdrops, escape to the Cheshire countryside this autumn. Crisp air, falling leaves and vibrant colours; autumn is a time for the winding down of the summer and the beauty of the seasons changing. Our team of local…

24 Hours for the Whole Family in Chester 

Children playing at Chester Zoo

Escaping to Chester can be fun for the whole family. There are plenty of family friendly activities, eateries and places to stay in the city. Skip the crowds by visiting during the week or make a weekend out of your visit…

24 Hours in Cheshire

24 Hours in Cheshire

At Visit Chester & Cheshire we’ve been eagerly awaiting the time to welcome you back safely. Now that restrictions are lifting, Cheshire’s renowned attractions, shops, accommodation providers and restaurants are looking forward to…

24 Hours in Chester

24 Hours in Chester

Here at Visit Chester & Cheshire, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the return of guests to our lovely and historic city. Chester’s hotels, restaurants and attractions are just as excited to see you as well. So, we thought…

48 Adventure Packed Hours in Chester & Cheshire

Kayaking on the River Dee. Photo Credit: Dee River Kayaking

With vast open spaces & rolling hills, dense forestry & white waters, Chester & Cheshire has some of the best places to adventure around. The sometimes serene and sometimes wild scenery makes for the perfect location for some of the most…

A Day in Hoole

A Day in Hoole

Located on the outskirts of Chester, Hoole is a village with real community and fiercely independent spirit.  Dubbed ‘Chester’s oldest suburb’ and boasting a shopping district that has won a number of awards, Hoole should…

A Guide to Planning Your Luxury Midweek Break in Cheshire

Exterior of Mottram Hall

Let’s face it, you deserve to treat yourself. And there are few better places to do so than in Cheshire. There’s a lot of luxury to be found in the serene countryside. Whether you’re looking for the most opulent hotels, the finest…

A Guide to Planning Your Luxury Midweek Break in Chester

Bar at La Brasserie at The Chester Grosvenor

With its abundance of cocktail bars, five-stars hotels and spas, Chester was recently named the UK’s most cosmopolitan city. Escape the day to day (and the crowds) with a luxurious midweek break in Chester. Places to visit Chester…

A Romantic Weekend in Chester

A Romantic Weekend in Chester

As one of the most picturesque cities in the country, Chester is the ideal place to visit for your weekend romantic getaway. A romantic weekend would not be complete without a handy guide. Here you can see an itinerary and plan for your weekend…

A Spa Day in Chester

Woman in a pool at the Spa at Carden

Take your self-care and wellness to the next level with a trip to one of these fabulous Chester Spas. Whether you only have a few hours to spare or want to stay for a few nights, these spas have the perfect treatments and packages for you…

An ultimate Christmas weekend in Cheshire

Christmas in Cheshire at Lion Salt Works

This festive season take a Christmas staycation in Cheshire. There’s a lot going on to keep you feeling festive this December. Whether you’re looking for sparkling Christmas events, excellent festive fayre or even some extreme outdoor…

An ultimate Christmas weekend in Chester

Starry Starry Night by Peter Walker

Take a break this season with a charming Christmas staycation in Chester. The city will fill you with festive cheer right when you need it, with a fantastic range of Christmas events and activities to enjoy, despite the uncertainty that this…

Cheshire's Peak District on a budget

Cheshire's Peak District on a budget

Cheshire's Peak District is brimming with breath taking scenery, dramatic landscapes and world class events. It is an area that delights just about everybody. Here we take a peek at this refreshingly different part of Cheshire and recommended…

Chester on a Budget

Chester on a Budget

Day 1 Walk the walls Take a gentle 2.2 mile stroll around the most complete city walls in Britain. From the city walls you’ll get views of the towers and Eastgate Clock, the amphitheatre and racecourse, a perfect way to see the city…

Days Out with Your Favourite People

Days Out with Your Favourite People

Make your festive season that little bit more magical by visiting one of our prized attractions with your favourite people! Boulder Hut With three separate areas ranging from the Boulder Play for the youngest climbers, to the Main Walls…

Discover Cheshire's Salt Story

Discover Cheshire's Salt Story

Cheshire's Salt Story Salt-making in Cheshire dates back over 2000 years, when the salt towns of Cheshire were first established by the Romans. The salt was originally extracted from the ground in the Northwich region by brine pits. in the…

East Cheshire Autumn Walks (with our favourite pit-stops!)

East Cheshire Autumn Walks (with our favourite pit-stops!)

This autumn, explore the splendor of East Cheshire, from highpoints on the borders of the Peak District to grand historic estates. Whilst exploring East Cheshire, you may find yourself in need of refreshment, but don't worry, as there's an…

Family Fun in Chester

Family Fun in Chester

Day 1 Explore the city There are many ways to explore Chester and its rich heritage, hop aboard an open top bus tour with City Sightseeing or enjoy a different side to Chester as you sail along the river dee on a river cruise. Step back…

Family Fun in Delamere

Family Fun in Delamere

There’s a plentiful supply of things to see and do for all the family in and around Delamere. Here's our recommended must-do's for a visit to this area of Cheshire for a weekend break. Day 1 Go on a Woodand Adventure.…

Family Fun in Warrington

Family Fun in Warrington

Warrington really knows how to entertain, amuse and inform too. Here's our recommended must-do's for a visit to Warrington for a weekend break. Day 1   Spend an exciting day at Gulliver's World Resort. Set in 100 acres of…

Girls Weekend in Chester

Girls Weekend in Chester

Chester is the perfect place for a sophisticated weekend away with the girls.  If you reside in the country it is the ideal, quaint location to discover great shops, spas and eateries.  For the same reasons it is the ideal place to escape…

Historic Chester

Historic Chester

2000 years of heritage make Chester an absolute delight to explore. Here's our recommended must-do's for a visit to the historic city. MORNING - Walk the Walls. Take a gentle stroll around the most complete City Walls in Britain,…

On the Trail of ... Cheshire's Cheese

On the Trail of ... Cheshire's Cheese

Cheshire is home to the country’s oldest named cheese, in fact, it was first recorded in Roman times. And Cheshire cheese has been one of our favourites since the reign of Elizabeth I – irresistibly crumbly, creamy and salty. But these…

On the Trail of ... Cheshire's Ice Cream

On the Trail of ... Cheshire's Ice Cream

Cheshire isn’t known for its sandy beaches, yet it’s just the place to go for an ice cream. There’s been a thriving dairy industry in the county’s lush green pastures for centuries and today some of that local milk is being…

Pamper Youself in Chester this Autumn

Pamper Youself in Chester this Autumn

Let’s face it, you deserve to treat yourself. Nothing says ‘treat’ more than a relaxing, pampering spa experience. There are many experiences and offers to choose from in Chester. Indulge your mind, body and soul with luxurious…

Rainy Day Alternatives in Chester

Rainy Day Alternatives in Chester

Don’t let a rainy day spoil your time in Chester, there are plenty of things to see and do without getting drenched. No need to stay indoors, make the most of unexpected rainfall with our list of wet weather alternatives… Duck for…

Top 10 Things To Do in Chester

Top 10 Things To Do in Chester

1. The Chester Rows The historic Rows in Chester line the four main shopping streets in the city centre. The two-tiered galleries which are reached by steps from street level are unique to Chester. Dating from the medieval era today The Rows are…

Welcome to Knutsford, The Real Cranford

Welcome to Knutsford, The Real Cranford

Tatton Park plus characters from the history of the house as inspiration for her novels. The grandeur of these Staterooms contrasts with the servants’ area where visitors can get a vivid idea of what life was like for those who worked there,…

Where to go Conker Picking in Cheshire this Autumn

Where to go Conker Picking in Cheshire this Autumn

Where to go conker picking in Cheshire this autumn Please be advised that some properties operate on a pre-booking system. To avoid disappointment, contact ahead of time. Conkers, or Horse Chestnut seeds, are a hallmark of the British autumn…

Winter Walking in Chester

Winter Walking in Chester

It may be cold outside, but winter can be the perfect time to embrace the outdoors and wander the historic city of Chester and its surrounding areas. We’ve put together a selection of ways to explore our beautiful city on foot this…

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Couples Edition

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Couples Edition

Make the most of the (hopefully) luscious weather with an open-air staycation in Chester this summer. Our magnificent city offers an unparalleled selection of romantic and memorable activities to enjoy with your significant other, and unbeatable…

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Family Edition

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Family Edition

Make the most of the (hopefully) luscious weather with an open-air staycation in Chester this summer. Our magnificent city offers an unparalleled selection of activities catering to everyone from our youngest to most experienced explorers, and…

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Friends Edition

Your Ultimate Open-Air Chester Staycation: Friends Edition

Make the most of the (hopefully) luscious weather with an open-air staycation in Chester this summer. Our magnificent city offers an unparalleled selection of outdoor activities, perfect for reconnecting with your closest friends, and unbeatable…

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