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Chester started life as the Roman fortress of Deva, and is a major tourist attraction in Cheshire. You'll find a good mix of half-timbered Tudor buildings, medieval streets and Georgian red brick houses, all of which just call out for your attention. The city walls are made of red sandstone, and are the most complete in Britain. You can walk the 2 miles around the walls and see the Eastgate clock and medieval galleries, with marvellous shops - known as Rows.
Chester has plenty of historic buildings, and the Roman amphitheatre can still be seen. The Norman castle, which was rebuilt in 1810, houses the Cheshire Military Museum; allowing you to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Roman Chester.
Walk along the Millennium Trail and discover much of Chester's history. Should you walk the whole trail, you'll be able to see forty outstanding examples the city's architectural development. Or take one of the many guided walking tours, and receive insights into Chester's past from the people that know.
Take a pleasant walk along the banks of the Dee. Or spend the day at the famous racecourse -the Roodee. Or just take in some retail therapy in one of the many shops in the city. Pubs, restaurants, and evening entertainment - you'll find that Chester has more than enough to keep you occupied during your cottage holiday in this fine city.
Getting to Chester
From the North - take the M6 to J20a, M56 and M53
From the South - M6 to J16, A500 to Nantwich, A51 and A49 to Chester
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