Destination Chester & Cheshire


2 night ferry and accommodation packages from £165 per person including car based on two adults sharing twin/double room staying in a 3 Star Hotel in the Chester area.


cheshire canalsCULTURE

Whether you're interested in industrial heritage or eager to explore its social heritage, Chester boasts a broad range of museums and galleries to appeal to all ages, with some fascinating and enlightening collections.
Weave together the perfect package around the fascinating Textile Triangle of Cheshire.
This amazing region has many textile treasures waiting for you to explore. Whatever time of year you decide to visit, you will be able to choose from a superb menu of museums and galleries, canal boat rides and ancient mills, hands on creative workshops, historic town walks, antique hunting and fabric factory shops and visits to stately homes built on the fortunes of the textile industry


Perhaps it’s family fun and activities for the kids? Or maybe you’d like to explore Chester and Cheshire’s history and heritage or feel the thrill of the race. Maybe you’d like to kick back and relax cruising down the river?
Whatever your age, whoever you’re coming with, no matter your interests, you’ll find the familiar and the different, so ringing the changes and trying something new has never been easier.
No matter what your preference or how you want to spend your day, you’ll find Chester and Cheshire attractions that perfectly suit your mood. You’ll be able to fill a couple of hours or while away a whole day. You’ll be entertained, maybe enlightened and if you’ve got kids you’ll find more than enough to do.

Sight seeing chesterCHESTER RACES

Everyone should fit a flutter into their visit to Chester. Chester Races is an unforgettable experience whether you enjoy it with friends, your partner or the family.
Dress up for a fun-filled day, where the thrill of the races meets high glamour, attracting both racing fans and fashionistas alike.


The great outdoors offers opportunities for walking, cycling, boating or horse riding. If you’ve got green fingers you’ll love the gardens in Cheshire. Head to the Peaks and Plains for some of the best scenic views in the country. Get your pulse racing with our suggestion for adventure and sports activities or step back in time by exploring Cheshire’s history and heritage.


Whether you are looking for the ultimate in fine dining or prefer the informality of a cosy country pub, Cheshire is the ideal destination. With an abundance of restaurants, pubs and cafes all serving only the best, fresh local produce, you are sure to find something to suit both your palate and your pocket.
As a destination which is committed to providing both quality food and drink and service, Cheshire is proud to operate the VisitBritain Taste Accreditation Scheme. Look out for these symbols when visiting, to be sure of a quality dining experience.
For visitors to Chester and Cheshire, this pastoral beauty is a delight for the eyes as much as for the taste buds. Choose to visit some of the county's many farm shops, markets and festivals, but not forgetting to take refreshment at one of the many country pubs, perhaps lunch in one of its historic stately homes or even a local brewery!


go ape chesterGARDENS

Chester is fortunate enough to have wealth of beautiful, parks, gardens and open spaces.  Motivating, inspiring and exciting, there is something for everyone, no matter what the season. Walk through parks and gardens and walk through the seasons.
In Cheshire, the rural landscape and rolling plains give way to some spectacular gardens and natural landscapes, while the exquisite National Trust properties scattered throughout the region boasts some of the most spectacular gardens in the UK.


Stroll through the traffic-free heart of Chester and experience all the high street favourites and experience the delightful contrasts between the historic and the totally up to the minute.
Chester is one of the UK’s premier shopping destinations thanks to an eclectic mix of high street stores, shopping malls, designer boutiques and fabulous old fashioned shops.
Whatever you’re shopping taste, Chester will have something to suit you.


Everyone loves a great evening out. And across Chester and Cheshire you’ll find you’re spoiled for choice with a whole range of places to go and things to do.
Within the medieval walls you’ll discover how magical Chester looks in the evening light; perfect for a casual early evening stroll to a local pub. But if you want to dress up and show off you’ll find smart bars and restaurants across Cheshire, eager to give you a warm welcome, whatever cuisine you fancy.
Independent cinemas showing blockbusters and art-house movies, comedy clubs with stand-up performers, live music of every variety and theatre performances, all give you a chance to sit back, relax and be entertained too. Or bring your dancing shoes and dance the night away at any one of Cheshire’s exclusive clubs, such as Cruise in Chester city centre.

Rub shoulders with the Cheshire set and relax in the stylish bars and restaurants of Alderley Edge and Wilmslow. Sip champagne and indulge in a spot of people watching – you may even see a celebrity or two!
You can pack so much more into your Isle of Man Steam Packet Getaway!
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