Chester - Britians best break

*Best walled/historic city
*Best visitor experience
*Best zoo
*Best shopping

    
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Eastgate Clock, Chester

The Rows at The Cross, Chester
King Charles Tower, Chester
St Werburgh Street, Chester
Roman Amphitheatre, Chester
St Michael's Shopping Arcade, Chester
Godstall Lane, Chester
C leanest: - Chester voted "Cleanest City in UK" 1999
H eritage: - The Rows, Walls, Cathedral, Museums - and more
E xcellence: - An acknowledged centre of excellence
S hopping: - Premier Retailing City in the UK (independent survey)
T ourism: - Voted "Britain's Best Break" destination
E veryone: - A "Something for Everyone" City
R eturn: - Come and see us again - you'll want to!

Chester is ..
"Number one historically attractive city in Britain" - Property Week Magazine
"The top British city to visit" - Conde Nast World Traveller Magazine
"Praised of its culture, welcome, safety, restaurants and whole ambience" - Conde Nast World Traveller Magazine
"British destination of the year for foreign tourist" - Travel Organizer Magazine
"One of the top national retail locations" - Experian Research, Nottingham (based on physical reseach of 1,100 UK shopping locations and more than a third of a million retail outlets)


Chester has ..
City walls -
   most complete in Britain
Unique world-famous Rows -
  superb shops of international renown
Eastgate Clock -
  most photographed time-piece in world after Big Ben
Roman Amphitheatre -
  largest of its kind in Britain
Chester Races -
  oldest horse races in Britain
Annual Regatta on River Dee -
   oldest rowing races in world
Chester Zoo -
  largest and best in Britain
Chester cathedral -
  fourth most visited cathedral in Britain
Minerva Shrine -
  only known Roman rock shrine in Britain
Cruises on the Dee and Shropshire Union Canal

Glorious Garden Breaks
Cheshire - the year round gardening destination
One in eight of all UK garden visits are to Cheshire's stately homes and gardens
Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park - set to become the biggest and best in Britain

Heritage Breaks
2000 years of history
Unique heritage sites and monuments

Museums and galleries

Border Breaks - England & Wales
Chester and Cheshire
Gateway to castles, mountains & coast of N Wales
Easy access to Liverpool and Manchester

Shopping Breaks
Unique 13th century Rows, two-tier half-timbered galleried shops
Grosvenor shopping precinct
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village nearby
Broughton Retail Park nearby

Walking Breaks
Stunning walks in some of England's finest countryside

Sporting Breaks
Horse racing at Chester and the Grand National at Aintree, Liverpool
Motor racing at Oulton Park
Annual Regatta on River Dee
Football at Chester with easy access to Manchester and Liverpool


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