The city walls are once such reminder of times gone by and visitors can still walk around large portions of these walls, allowing some great views of the city as well as being able to marvel at the engineering involved in building them all those years ago. There is also an amphitheatre which has undergone lots of restoration work and frequently stages plays and shows for entertainment, especially in the summer months.
Shopping is very good in Chester and much of it very central, so there isn’t too much walking involved. With many shops undercover it allows for a great afternoon’s shopping whatever the weather and whatever the season.
The River Dee flows through the city and there is a very pleasant walk alongside the river, with music on a bandstand and boat rides available for all the family. Chester Cathedral is also well worth a visit, standing as it does in the heart of the city, it’s a beautiful building in a delightful area.
With so much else to see and do in the city, you will soon find that you work up an appetite and start looking for somewhere to rest and eat. You certainly won’t be struggling for options, with a whole host of restaurants in Chester to whet your appetite. Whatever your culinary leanings, you are sure to find something that will delight your taste buds.
Whether you prefer your food fast, slow or on the go, Chester restaurants cater for each and every eventuality. With a whole host of fast food joints to satisfy the youngsters, you will soon have their energy up again for a bit more shopping. If you are heading into town for a romantic meal for two, again Chester delivers with classy eateries in every corner of the city. If you prefer a drop of traditional English tea, you will find this also in abundance.
Chinese, Brazilian, American, English, Indian, Mexican as well as much, much more are all represented around Chester and the backdrop of the city provides the perfect palette for your palate!