Chester attractions

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Chester - the RowsChester is in the pastoral county of Cheshire, with the broad fertile meadows of the Cheshire Plain, country manor houses and the historic county town of Chester. It is bordered by Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Flintshire and Wrexham in Wales to the west. It is a county of rolling green countryside, half-timbered little towns and villages, and dairy farms producing the delicious, crumbly, white Cheshire cheese.

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Attractions Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire. Castle built in 1070. Parts of the 12th century inner baileyAgricola Tower and Castle Walls houses a chapel with exceptionally fine wall paintings of c. 1220, rediscovered in the 1980s. English Heritage. Location: In the centre of Chester.

Chester Castle

Chester racecourse

Attractions Chester Racecourse, The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY. Tel: 01244 304600. The extensive “what’s on” list is grown season on season with racing as its core product offering. The Racecourse now also offers: polo, horse show, concerts, fine dining, theatre box office, the circus etc. Disabled policy and facilities. www.chester-races.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Chester.

Chester Racecourse

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Attractions Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, CH2 1LH. Tel: 01244 380 280. The Chester Zoo baby boom is continuing with the arrival of more offspring. The zoo’s 7000 animals have seen their numbers swell. Chester Zoo offers a fun and stimulating day out for everyone, no matter what age or ability. The Zoo is completely wheelchair and pushchair accessible, and all of our toilet facilities have disabled access. www.chesterzoo.org. Location: On the outskirts of Chester.

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Attractions Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street, Chester Tel: 01244 324756. A place of worship for over 1000 years. Parts of the Norman church begun in 1092 can still be seen in the present building, which reflects all the Gothic architectural styles. The finest Quire stalls in Britain have intricately carved "misericords" and there is a facsimile of Handel's Messiah first rehearsed here. Beautiful monastic cloisters and garden. Location: In the centre of Chester.

Chester Cathedral

St John's church Chester

Other information The Parish of Chester contains the two most historic churches in Chester, St John's, the original Cathedral of Chester and St Peter's, the Guild Church of the City. St John's lies outside the city walls on a cliff above the north bank of the River Dee and is a Grade I listed building. St Peter's, also a Grade I listed building lies at the Cross on Eastgate Street in the centre of the city. (Tel:01244 403634). Location: In the centre of Chester.

St John the Baptist Chester. Vicar's Lane/Little St John Street, Chester, CH1 1SN.

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