Map of Chester
Chester Visitor Centre
Vicar's Lane, Chester,
Dewa Roman Experience
Pierpoint Lane, Bridge Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 343407
Fax/Ans 01244 347737
Grosvenor Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 402008.
See the most impressive collection of Roman tombstones, along with fascinating displays that build a picture of Roman Chester. Watch out for the Roman soldiers along the way!
There's No Place Like Home
Visit 20 Castle Street, a town house which takes you back to home life from the 17th century to the 1920s; including Mary in her Victorian kitchen, a Georgian drawing room, a nursery and even a fully fitted Edwardian bath room!
Getting Back to Nature
Discover the world of Charles Kingsley, the famous naturalist of Victorian Chester and explore 'hands-on' the geology and natural history of the area.
Amazing Art and Stunning Silver
Enjoy the beauty of the paintings, sculpture and furniture in the Art Gallery, and discover Chester's important place in the history of silver."
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St Werburgh Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 324756
"One of the most popular places to visit in the North West, the Cathedral attracts over one million visitors each year.
Chester Cathedral will be charging admission to visitors from Monday August 2nd - further details will be published in July regarding specific arrangements. There will be no charge for anyone wishing to attend services."
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The Grosvenor Shopping Centre, Chester
Tel 01244 329801
Princess Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 402340
"Chester Market is one of the oldest functions of the Council, with Markets having been established in Chester since early Roman Times. The Market used to be situated on Northgate Street next to the Town Hall, where it traded for over 100 years before relocating to the current site in Princess Street in 1967."
Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester, CH1 2SD
Tel 01244 325394
Fax 01244 325396
Cruise along the beautiful River Dee aboard our Luxury Showboats:
Lady Diana and Mark Twain.
For an alternative to the traditional group function, ChesterBoat offers a refreshing change with a nautical flavour. Whether you are organising a large corporate hospitality event, a small family celebration or even a romantic Wedding reception afloat, we cater to your specific requirements. From the moment you and your guests are welcomed aboard by our friendly staff to the moment you leave we guarantee a smoothly organised event to remember. Cruises are available all year round from half hour daily cruises to special evening functions.
Daily City Cruise
Departs throughout the day April - October. Weekends November - March.
Round Trip is 30 minutes. All subject to availability.
Departs - 12 noon from Mid July - August. Round trip is 2 hours.
Weekends and pre-booked groups anytime.
Bus and Boat Trip
April - October. Weekends also in March.
Round trip approximately 90 mins.
Two Hour Cruise
Departing 12.00 noon and 2.30 pm Easter to October every Saturday and Sunday and daily during June, July, August & September.
2006 Themed Cruises
DISCO CRUISES - Departing 7.00pm at the Groves Bistro for BBQ and then onto the Mark Twain or Lady Diana for cruise departing at 8.00pm and returning at 10.30pm (please note that although cruises are themed, requests are also played and the music will be for the full duration of the cruise)
LIVE BAND CRUISES - Departing on the Mark Twain or Lady Diana at 7.30pm returning at 10.30pm
Please call 01244 325394 to book tickets.
Private Evening Charters
Book your own Private Evening Charter onboard Our flag ship 'Lady Diana' which accommodates parties of up to 120 people or the 'Mark Twain' which is suitable for groups of up to 80 guests.
Private Day Charters
Book your own Private Day Charter onboard Our flag ship 'Lady Diana' which accommodates parties of up to 120 people or the 'Mark Twain' which is suitable for groups of up to 80 guests.
Sailing Rates & Discounts
How to Find Us
All cruises depart from the Boating Station, Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester. CH1 1SD.
Canal Trips & Cruises
Mill Hotel, Milton Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 350035
Fax 01244 345635
"A jewel in the centre of the Roman City of Chester. The original, Griffith's Corn Mill, was built circa 1830. The latest extension was completed in 2001. The spacious Club Rooms, with 14 Satellite Channels, enable you to relax in style.
The Canalletto Restaurant, where you can experience superb food overlooking its waterside location. Or try our 60 seat Restaurant Boat where the same excellent food can be sampled whilst cruising on Chester's waterway. Four Bars compliment the Mill Hotel's relaxed atmosphere, The Public Bar has 16 hand pulled beers and has been featured in the Good Beer Guide for the last 9 years. The Health Club's, Sauna, Steam, Swimming Pool and Beauty Spa are the places to relax, at the end of the day. For those that require a little more from their stay the latest Technogym equipment, used three times a week for 6 weeks, will increase your personnel fitness level 38% guaranteed.
A Private Car Park means that you can park your car and forget about it until your departure."
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Alexander's Jazz Bar
Rufus Court, Northgate Street, Chester.
Tel 01244 340005
"Alexander's Jazz Theatre is a leading North West venue for jazz, blues and rock artists. The Jazz and Blues Festival is now in its sixth great year and has grown from a week-long promotion to a full month's events. Alexander's is also a centre for the famed comedy nights. Saturdays brings a variety of alternative comedy to Chester. Alexander's is all about ambience and the joy of being "close" to the performance. You can also combine an evening's music with an evening meal. Please enquire when booking your tickets."
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Cheshire Military Museum
The Castle, Chester,
Web : www.chester.ac.uk/militarymuseum
Tel 01244 327617
* An exciting place for all the family
* Hands-on exhibits
* Computer Interactive
* Stunning Displays
* Exhibitions and events throughout the year
Open Daily 10am - 5pm (Last Entry 4:30pm)
Adults £3 Children and Cons £2
"In this museum we remember: The Cheshire Regiment, The Cheshire Yeomanry , The 3rd Carabiniers, The 5th Royal Iniskilling Dragoon Guards, Eaton Hall Officer Cadet School.
And several other small Cheshire units - some now long retired (often from bigger corps of the Army).
We also remember the important role of the women of the Regiments and the lives of those who were left behind when the men left home to fight.
Don't miss the museum's newly expanded shop, with a range of gifts for all the family. The shop was developed with advice from Marcus Chase of Chase Associates, arranged through the Skills Bank, supported by Deloitte & Touche."
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway
Grosvenor Park, Chester
Tel 07967 533324
"GPMR is a 7¼" gauge railway located only a few minutes walk from Chester's historic city centre. The railway, built in 1996 to commemorate the centenary of the Duke of Westminster's railway at nearby Eaton Hall, is popular with young and old alike and has become one of Chester's top tourist attractions. We operate steam and diesel hauled trains, on a ¼ mile circuit around the lake in Chester's Grosvenor Park."
Chester Gateway Theatre
Hamilton Place, Chester,
Box Office 01244 340392
"Use our website to reserve tickets on-line or alternatively call Box Office on 01244 340392. Situated in the heart of Chester, we are close to a wide range of restaurants, bars and parking facilities. Come as you are or dress up for the evening, either way you’ll have a great time with friends, family, or even on your own."
Closing March 2007
4 Volunteer Street, Chester,
Tel 01244 400500
CHESTER HERITAGE TOURS
Chester Heritage Tours Ltd
TEL: +44 (0)870 765 6840
The vehicle has a total passenger capacity of 34 (18 upstairs and 16 downstairs).
The bus’s “day job” is to conduct a Standard City Tour of Chester. Tours depart from the coach stop, outside the Chester Visitor Centre, opposite the Amphitheatre.
To do a Standard City Tour, tickets cost £6 for adults, £5 for concessions, £2.50 for children and £12.50 for a family (2 adults and 2 children).
The first tour is at 10:00am and then usually every hour, on the hour with the last tour at 4:00pm. Variations and extensions to this can be expected depending on passenger numbers, weather and traffic conditions
A list of all the streets in Chester within the City Walls
City Walls Road
Grosvenor Road (A483)
Lower Bridge Street
New Crane Street (A548)
Nicolas Street Mews
Saint Mary's Hill
Saint Olave Street
Saint Werburgh Street
St Martins Way (A5268)
Water Tower Street