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Chester city is a wonderful place for a holiday or city break. You’ll be spoilt for choice – do you stay in the city centre with its Roman walls and amphitheatre, or head to a home just outside, perhaps near the racecourse to the east, or in the pretty village of Boughton to the west. Chester’s famous city walls are the backdrop for superb restaurants and bars, so if you’re looking to be able to walk to fine dining and evening glamour, choose a holiday home around the centre of the city.Historic buildings ready to welcome you
Chester’s beautiful architecture is reflected in its gorgeous holiday homes, many featuring the attractive red brick so often found in this area. Holiday homes are often converted churches, or large buildings now converted to luxury properties. Outside the city walls you’ll discover picturesque rentals and barn conversions, again with the iconic red Chester brick, and adorned with climbing roses and ivy. No matter where you choose to holiday in Chester, you’ll be surrounded by beauty!
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The area and getting around
The city of Chester is right on the border with north Wales, and is very close to Liverpool, making it a great location for exploring the surrounding area as well as Chester itself. Easily reached from the M56 motorway, Chester also has good rail links from major UK cities. Once there enjoy a walk past the ancient monuments and along the cobbled streets, soaking in the atmosphere and browsing the fabulous shops.The Roman walls of Chester
Chester has the best preserved Roman walls in the UK, and they house a wonderful range of independent shops and restaurants. Just outside the walls the River Dee winds its way around the south of the city, offering delightful nature walks and relaxing river trips, and the Chester canal intersects the city giving waterside access without even stepping outside the walls. The Roman amphitheatre in Chester is the largest ever built in Britain and it is now a Grade 1 protected site. This diverse and vibrant city is packed with culture and excitement, a place to luxuriate in the finer side of life, but with huge amounts to offer to travellers on a budget.
Travellers and activities
There is something so romantic about a beautiful city, and Chester is truly one of the most beautiful in the UK. Stroll hand in hand down the pretty streets, choosing which bar or restaurant you’ll enjoy that evening, take a walk down the banks of the River Dee or the canal’s towpath, and then enjoy a romantic picnic in Grosvenor Park, surrounded by scented flowers and colourful plants. Chester’s charm and splendour is the backdrop to the perfect romantic city break.Chester for shoppers
Chester is truly a wonderful place for shopping. Packed with both the British high street stores you know and love but also myriad independent shops and boutiques. Chester has the oldest shopping façade in the UK – The Rows – two levels of shopping heaven, covered for any weather, dating back 700 years! Walk in the footsteps of medieval shoppers who passed the same way in days gone by, although the offerings have changed from ironmongers and shoemakers to jewellers and wellness stores. If that’s not enough, just out of town is the huge Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Don’t forget your credit card!
Chester is the birthplace of James Bond! Daniel Craig, that is.
Top 5 travel tips in Chester
Chester’s Roman Walls are two miles long, and are the longest, oldest and most complete in the whole of Britain. Walk in the footsteps of Roman soldiers and feast on a wonderful view of the city.2. Discover wildlife at Chester Zoo
Covering an immense 125 acres and home to an incredible 27,000 animals, Chester Zoo will create memories to treasure and learning that will last a lifetime. Find out more about ecology and environmental protection while enjoying getting close up to some of the most incredible species on Earth.3. The wonder of Chester Cathedral
Chester Cathedral’s stunning twin turrets soar high above like those of a fairy castle, and the rest of the Cathedral is just as beautiful. Don’t miss the Cathedral’s Falconry and Nature Gardens!4. Take in a show at the Grosvenor Open Air Theatre
This exceptional outdoor theatre offers visitors fantastic Shakespeare productions as well as more modern shows to suit all tastes. Top tip if you are going outside of high summer – take a blanket!5. Experience the Eastgate Clock
This fascinating historical clock is a true icon of Chester, sitting aloft the gate on Eastgate street. A prominent landmark in the city of Chester, it is said to be the most photographed clock in England after Big Ben!
FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Chester
How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Chester?
Considering the average price of €160.99 per night, Chester lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday rentals in the United Kingdom.
When are holiday rentals cheaper in Chester?
If you are looking to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Chester are January (€122.61 the average price per night for accommodation), February (€126.86), and March (€131.65).
When are holiday homes more expensive in Chester?
In 2020, the month that offered the highest average prices in Chester was June, with an average price of €187.78 per night. This was followed by December, with an average of €182.61, and July, with €181.2.
Are there usually many holiday homes available in Chester?
It's better to book sooner than later in Chester as only 30% of the properties are available, according to our 2020 data.
What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
The months that have the highest availability, on average, are April (with an availability of 45.5%) May (45%), and June (41.25%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
During which months are there fewer rentals available in Chester?
Holiday homes in Chester reach their peak in demand in September, with an availability rate of 13.75%. The second most requested month is August, with 13.8%, and the third is February with 21.4%.
How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in Chester?
Holidu offers around 280 accommodations in Chester from 7 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We have everything you need!