Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Chester

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Chester. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the riverfront, spas and bars. Chester Zoo and Chester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chester

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Chester for its boating and jogging trails. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Chester has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Chester Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Vicars Cross Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Eaton Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • The Ice Cream Farm (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Chester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Chester. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Roman Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Grosvenor Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Delamere Forest (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Eastham Country Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Port Sunlight Museum (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Chester

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 28.3 mi (45.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Chester Station, Bache Station and Stanlow and Thornton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Chester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 302 holiday rentals near Chester. From 117 Cottages to 103 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chester:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 202 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 130 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 137 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 176 holiday homes
  • Georgian Quarter: 121 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Chester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dewa Roman Experience: 876 holiday rentals
  • Grosvenor Museum: 878 holiday rentals
  • Chester City Walls: 874 holiday rentals
  • Chester Music Theatre: 861 holiday rentals
  • Grosvenor Park: 866 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Chester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 117 Cottages in Chester. Our other popular types of Chester holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 103 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 117 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 70 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Chester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 245 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Chester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.