With its magnificent Roman-era history, great shopping and plethora of pretty green spaces, Chester really is a wonderful choice for a more unique city break! The capital of Cheshire is also inundated with amazing holiday homes which make ideal bases for a weekend away.
Stretched out along the winding River Dee and featuring a rich tapestry of historic buildings, the compact yet culture-packed city is a true gem. Explore Chester's attractive streets by day and then retreat back to a cosy Chester holiday cottage featuring all kinds of luxury extras, from inviting hot tubs to enchanting outdoor dining areas.
There's houses in Chester within minutes walk of award-winning restaurants, plus picks with wonderful waterside views. Fancy a mix of countryside and city? As well as heaps of places in the centre of Chester, you'll find amazing self-catering accommodation in Chester's charming suburbs and surrounding chocolate-box villages. From log cabins to apartments lodged inside gorgeous Georgian townhouses, there are so many options, all of which are just a few clicks away...
Best locations for a cottage in and around Chester
As well as staying in a holiday home within easy walking distance of Chester city centre, you'll have a choice of brilliant options just a short drive or train ride away.
Best things to do in Chester
Stay in a Chester holiday cottage with a few mins walk of some of the city's top sites, from intriguing historic landmarks to wonderful wildlife parks. Here are some top attractions set in Chester.
- Chester Cathedral
- Chester Zoo
- Grosvenor Museum
- Chester Racecourse
- River Dee