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Heading to Chester Racecourse this weekend for City Plate Day? Start your day with a glass of fizz and brunch at The Yard Chester, served from 10am and from only Β£4.95! πŸ₯‚πŸŽ

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The Yard - Restaurant in Chester, Chester - Visit Cheshire

It's cocktail o'clock! 🍹🍸πŸ₯ƒ

Grab your friends and head to The Yard Chester for 2-4-Β£10 cocktails, served all day, everyday!

Based in the heart of historic Chester, The Yard boasts a bright and airy bar area, and contemporary dining with 2 courses for Β£12.50, and 3 courses Β£15, all from a Chef who has previously worked under Gordon Ramsey!

Book your table here πŸ‘‰

Β» Girls night in

It’s time to round up the girls and enjoy that much needed countryside escape!

This summer, enjoy a visit to The Mere Golf Resort & Spa and enjoy a girls’ night in for only Β£80.00 per person which includes…

β€’ Cosy night in a Mere room
β€’ Delicious dish from our in-room dining menu
β€’ Bottle of fizz
β€’ Unlimited movies
β€’ Full use of our award-winning spa facilities
β€’ 10% off any spa treatments
β€’ 20% off rounds of golf
β€’ Full English breakfast

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Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

It's that time of year again and we are thrilled to welcome Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre back to Chester for a summer filled with first-class theatre in an unrivaled setting 🌳🌀

Performances for 2018 include...

🎭 Much Ado About Nothing
🎭 Swallows and Amazons
🎭 The Tempest

Tickets are on sale now πŸ‘‰


RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

It's the highlight of any green-fingered garden enthusiasts calendar, whether amateur or professional, there's something for everyone at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

Held from 18th - 22nd July, within the beautiful Tatton Park estate, this year Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction will be showcasing four very special themed show-gardens...

🌼 Adlington Hall and Gardens stunning bee-loving garden, complete with 'bee and bug' hotel and a central bed in a palette of blues, pinks and whites, edged with old English lavender and a planted stone urn.

🌼 Arley Hall & Gardens' strong palette of deep blues, reds and purples and spectacular double herbaceous border.

🌼 Bluebell Cottage Gardens 'Don't Chop Me Down' garden with a twist, featuring borders filled with hardy perennials and grasses that have been specially selected to also look beautiful in Winter time too, if not cut back during the Autumn.

🌼 Port Sunlight Village Trust joins the stellar line-up for the first time this year, and celebrates its 130th anniversary with a garden that captures the essence of a model village.

Find out more, and book your tickets online in advance -

Moonlight Flicks 2018

Gather your friends and family, Chester's only open-air cinema returns for 2018!

Bring a picnic and a bottle of something cold, settle down on a comfy beanbag or hire a deck chair in the tranquil surroundings of the historic Roman Gardens and enjoy a classic film under the stars.

This years Moonlight Flicks films include...

⭐️ Bridesmaids
⭐️ Ghostbusters
⭐️ Legally Blonde
⭐️ The Greatest Showman <>
⭐️ Black Panther
⭐️ Paddington 2
⭐️ Top Gun
⭐️ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
⭐️ Coco

Book now as some showings are already sold out πŸ‘‰

Discount Vouchers for Favourite Days Out in Cheshire -

Our friends at Favourite Days Out in Cheshire have fantastic discount vouchers available for some of the best family days out in Cheshire πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸŒ€πŸ¦

Attractions include...

πŸŒ€ Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust
πŸŒ€ Blakemere Village
πŸŒ€ Blue Planet Aquarium
πŸŒ€ Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
πŸŒ€ Chester Boat
πŸŒ€ Go Ape!
πŸŒ€ Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker
πŸŒ€ Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre
πŸŒ€ Tatton Park

...& many more!

Find out more & download here πŸ‘‰

Head over to our Instagram for some incredible #Cheshire shots, like this one of the River Weaver 🌀


Spectacle and history, miracles and mystery...

Chester Mystery Plays, only produced every 5 years, this unique theatrical experience is an unmissable event.

Book your tickets now πŸ‘‰

Surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, it's no wonder Cheshire has some of the finest farm shops in the north west.

Check out our top picks, and find fresh farm produce near you, including...

πŸ“ The Hollies Farm Shop
πŸ“ Abbey Leys Farm Shop & Farmers Market
πŸ“ Hall Farm Shop and Cafe, Alsager
πŸ“ Hawarden Estate Farm Shop
πŸ“ Cheerbrook Farm Shop
πŸ“ Little Heath Farm Shop
πŸ“ Kenyon Hall Farm

...& more!


ChesterBoat - Sightseeing River Cruises and Private Hire - Boat Trip in Chester, Chester Centre - Visit Cheshire

They say being by the water is good for your health. We say it’s just GOOD all round!

Sail away with Chester Boat on the beautiful River Dee β›΄βš“οΈ

Sailings everyday throughout the summer.
More information & booking πŸ‘‰

Beautiful Chester Cathedral

Open daily, general admission is FREE, with Tower Tours & Ground Floor Tours available to book πŸ‘‡

Wild Worlds at Chester Zoo

This summer something different is happening at Chester Zoo. A one-of-a-kind celebration! A festival like no other!

#WildWorldsatCZ open now!

DogFest at Cholmondeley Castle 16th & 17th June

🐢❀️ Dog Heaven! ❀️🐢

Calling all dog owners and dog lovers! This weekend, head to Cholmondeley Castle for the hugely popular DogFest, hosted by supervet Noel Fitzpatrick.

On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, enjoy amazing agility displays, dog dancing and daring action performances as well as the chance to take part in have-a-go sessions with your dog!

There's also a dog shopping area, a chance to get advice from the experts in a series of talks on all aspects of your dogs life. And there's even a grooming area to top off a paw-fect pooch-themed day out 🐾

More information πŸ‘‰


Extremely proud to be welcoming Her Majesty The Queen, and the Duchess of Sussex to Chester today, to formally open StoryhouseLive. A very exciting day in the city! πŸ‘‘

Medieval Fayre at Tatton Park - Event in Knutsford, Knutsford - Visit Cheshire

Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Tatton Park this weekend.

The Medieval Fayre, with hundreds of re-enactors and many authentic traders and artisans, is one of the most atmospheric events in the living history calendar.

βš”οΈ Traditional food, ale and mead.
βš”οΈ Travelling traders selling fine fabrics and artefacts
βš”οΈ Longbow demonstrations at the Old Hall
βš”οΈ The Battle of Tatton Field finale

Head over to the Tatton Park Facebook page for your chance to WIN a family ticket! Hurry, the competition ends at 9am tomorrow morning...

Find out more here πŸ‘‰

ChesterBoat - Sightseeing River Cruises and Private Hire - Boat Trip in Chester, Chester Centre - Visit Cheshire

One of the amazing things to do in Chester, and a must, in our opinion, a leisurely sail on the beautiful River Dee with Chester Boat.

Cruises every day in the summer β›΄πŸŒ€

Find out more & book here πŸ‘‰

πŸ‘‹πŸŒ€πŸŒΌ Happy Monday! πŸŒΌπŸŒ€πŸ‘‹

To brighten the beginning of your week, we've put together a new blog post with our top picks of amazing things to do in Cheshire this June. There's LOTS going on and something for everyone!

β˜€οΈ The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show
β˜€οΈ Barnaby Festival
β˜€οΈ Middlewich FAB Festival
β˜€οΈ Chester Boat
β˜€οΈ Chester Zoo
β˜€οΈ Royal Cheshire County Show
β˜€οΈ Arley Hall & Gardens
β˜€οΈ Chester Mystery Plays
β˜€οΈ Chester Heritage Festival

Check out the blog πŸ‘‰

Beautiful blooms at Dunham Massey National Trust

Plan your visit πŸ‘‰

Wild Worlds at Chester Zoo

This summer join Chester Zoo for a festival like no other! Turn the world on its head and see things differently. #WildWorldsatCZ open now!

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If you’re looking for exciting things to do with the family this spring / summer, there are plenty of great events and activities in and around Ellesmere Port to keep all ages entertained.

Read our latest blog and discover what Ellesmere Port has to offer, featuring...

πŸ”Έ The Danny - Daniel Adamson a 1903 steamship with a unique story
πŸ”Έ Blue Planet Aquarium
πŸ”Έ National Waterways Museum
πŸ”Έ Ellesmere Port Civic Hall
πŸ”Έ Ellesmere Port Summer Jam
πŸ”Έ Action Transport Theatre
πŸ”Έ Hooton Park Trust

πŸ‘‰ #ThePortIsThePlace

Father's Day at Anderton Boat Lift - Event in Northwich, Northwich - Visit Cheshire

Stuck for something special and completely unique to do on Father's Day? We've just the thing...and Dad's go FREE!

Top of the World Tours at Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust. Venture to the very top of this iconic boat lift, whilst hearing from experienced engineers explaining the complex inner workings of the lift.

Take in the spectacular views from the top, and then relax and refuel with a gourmet burger and cold beer in the on-site coffee shop.

Book your tickets here πŸ‘‡

Amazing Things To Do In June

Welcome to June in Chester, Cheshire and beyond! 🌀🌸🍦

We're kicking off the month in style and have so many exciting events taking place over the next few weeks, here's just a snippet of our top picks of amazing things to do this June...

⭐️ Chester Zoo's brand new summer festival 'Wild Worlds'

⭐️ Daily cruises along the River Dee with Chester Boat

⭐️ Chester Mystery Plays, which only takes place every 5yrs

⭐️ World-class showjumping & dressage at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show

⭐️ The ever popular Royal Cheshire County Show

⭐️ Family fun at Barnaby Festival

⭐️ Music lovers rejoice at Middlewich FAB Festival

⭐️ Garden inspiration and family activities at Arley Hall & Gardens annual Garden Festival much more! Head to our website to browse all events, and buy your tickets online πŸ‘‰

Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show 2018

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Buy your tickets online and in advance for The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show and save up to 25%! πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

From 13th to 17th June, enjoy world-class showjumping and dressage in the stunning purpose-built arena, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, plus...

πŸ”Ή Fine Food & Lifestyle Pavilion with over 40 local producers
πŸ”Ή Freestyle Motocross
πŸ”Ή Funfair
πŸ”Ή Dog Show
πŸ”Ή Pony Rides
πŸ”Ή Extreme Mountain Bike Show
πŸ”Ή Crazy Golf
πŸ”Ή Segways
πŸ”Ή Full evening entertainment programme including Rick Parfitt Jnr and The RPJ Band & Ibiza Classics Night

A perfect family summer day out!

Tickets πŸ‘‰

1940's Weekend at Anderton Boat Lift - Event in Northwich, Northwich - Visit Cheshire

❗️ This Weekend ❗️

Journey back in time to the 1940's at Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust for an entire weekend dedicated to vintage vehicles and nostalgia... don't forget your ration book!

Details πŸ‘‰

Afternoon Tea at The Chester Grosvenor

Experience The Chester Grosvenor's Traditional Afternoon Tea, served since 1883.

Indulge in sweet creations made by award-winning chefs, served alongside...

πŸ₯ͺ A selection of finger sandwiches
πŸ“ Fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve
β˜•οΈ Freshly brewed tea or coffee

From Β£33.50 per person. Advanced booking highly recommended. Book here πŸ‘‰

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Join in with Amazed By Science this half term, and enjoy FREE, fun science-based activities for children of all ages across Cheshire!

Interactive workshops and events at...

πŸ’₯ Chester Zoo
πŸ’₯ Anderton Boat Lift, Canal & River Trust
πŸ’₯ Weaver Hall Museum and Lion Salt Works
πŸ’₯ Golden Square Warrington
πŸ’₯ Crewe Library
πŸ’₯ Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
πŸ’₯ Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre
πŸ’₯ Alderley Park Conference Centre Alderley Park
πŸ’₯ The Port Arcades Shopping Centre
πŸ’₯ Chester Town Hall

Find an event near you πŸ‘‰