Explore Chester's historic centre

Chester train station is located in the north of the city's historic centre. Home to almost 2,000 years worth of fascinating stories, Chester was once an important Roman fort, and visitors can breath in the history of its four main streets and imposing city walls. For shoppers, the Tudor Rows are a delightful elevated walkway lined with stylish shops and cafes, all beneath a gorgeously preserved timber-clad facade.

Go wild at Chester Zoo

Less than half an hour by bus from the charming city centre, Chester Zoo is the perfect choice for a family day out. With 15,000 animals and 125 acres of zoological gardens, you can enjoy lions, tigers and elephants - as well as the park's endearing, cheeky meerkats. For younger ones, the Madagascar PLAY! area offers a thrilling adventure among the tree tops.

Bag a bargain at Cheshire Oaks

Hop in the car and head north of Chester and you'll be at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet in just 25 minutes. It's the UK's largest collection of designer outlet stores, offering 60% off stylish brands, from All Saints to Yankee Candle. Take a load off when you've bagged your bargains at one of the many on-site restaurants. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Chester train station? Travelodge Chester Central Hotel is within easy reach, or Travelodge Chester Warrington Road Hotel is just north east of the city centre.