Chester Cathedral
St Werburgh St, Chester, CH1 2HU Tel: 01244 324756

Description:
Originally founded as a Benedictine Monastery in 1092, then becoming a cathedral in 1541, Chester Cathedral still has daily services (visitors welcome to join in), with much of its medieval architecture and monastic qualities still intact. Chester mystery plays first 2 weeks in July.

Location:
City centre

Opening Times:
Daily 7.30-6.30

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£2 donation requested (each)

 

 

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Chester Heritage Centre
St Michael's Church, Bridge Street Row, Chester, CH1 2HJ Tel:01244 321616

Description:
The history of the city and it's architecture, via displays and an audio visual show

Location:
City centre

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 11-5, Sun 2-5. Closed Good Friday, 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan

Disabled Access:

Admission Prices:

 

 

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Chester Visitor Centre
Vicars Ln, Chester CH1 1QX Tel: 01244 319019

Description:
Tourist information, plus a video & of reconstruction of the Chester Rows to illustrate Chester's history. Regular guided tours also depart from here. Craft fairs on Bank Holiday weekends.

Location:
City centre

Opening Times:
Daily 9-6

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Free

 

 

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Chester Zoo
Upton-By-Chester, Chester, CH2 1LH Tel: 01244 380280

Description:
One of the best and most renowned zoos of Europe, boasting over 5000 animals in 110 acres of parkland & enclosures. Features include Chimp Island, the Children's Farm, Penguin Pool, and the Monorail and Waterbus.

Location:
2 miles North of Chester centre off A41

Opening Times:
Open daily from 10, but closing times differ depending on season; from 4.30 in winter to 7.10 in summer. Closed 25 Dec.

Disabled Access:
Electric scooters, and audio guides for the blind (prebooked)

Admission Prices:
£8, children aged 3-15 £5.50, OAPs £6. Party 15+

 

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Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
Cholmondeley, SY14 8AH Tel: 01829 720383

Description:
19c Gothic castle, situated in picturesque landscaped gardens. Features include water gardens, woodland walks and rare breeds of animals. Ring for details of special events held throughout year.

Location:
A41 S of Chester, left at Hampton Heath. Or off A534 W of Nantwich

Opening Times:

Disabled Access:

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Dewa Roman Experience
Pierpoint Ln, off Bridge St, Chester CH1 1NL Tel: 01244 343407

Description:
Experience Roman Chester almost first hand through reconstructed streets, sounds, and smells.

Location:
City centre

Opening Times:
Daily 9-5. Closed 25-26 Dec

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£3.80, children (under 16) £1.90, under 5's free, OAPs £3. Family ticket £10

 

 

 

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