Chester is a lovely place to visit with your friends and family this summer.

The city is famous for many things and attracts visitors from all around the world for that very reason. The oldest racecourse the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain, plus a 1000 year old cathedral are much of the reason for the city’s fame. 

Let’s start off with some magic! 

Cheshire’s most magical moonlit movie season is to be held on the 7th July – 29th August 2015. 

Welcoming you to the ultimate open air cinema, Moonlight Flicks - Some Like It Hot (12) will be featured so bring along a blanket a few snacks, your friends, family or your date for an magical experience under the stars. Screenings taking place across Cheshire where you can visit the flicks at Chester’s Roman Gardens and Castle Park. 

You will be please to know, there is also another public booking for the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre now open! 

Thrilled to announce their open air theatre for 2015, the full line-up of plays includes Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and a new adaptation of The Wind in the Willows. 

A hugely ambitious and exciting programme for the 2015 season the unsurpassable Romeo and Juliet will create a season of great storytelling, high humour, and fiery passion. The beautiful park is set to transform into the hot-headed streets of Verona, a sunny English riverbank and the parlour of a very English Shakespearean sitcom’. 

Lastly, what are the weekends for after all? Spending time with your loved ones right? 

Family Saturdays is something not to miss! Come along to Chester's Roman Amphitheatre from 12pm - 4pm every Saturday in July and August for an afternoon packed full of family fun! 

Fun-tastic, family-friendly and completely FREE, these sunny Saturday afternoons will see the amphitheatre transformed into an arena of games, storytelling and crafty activities – with a different theme every weekend.

The perfect solution to all those ‘what to do this weekend’ dilemmas, simply pop down anytime between 12-4pm and join in with the fun! 

If you're looking for accommodation near Chester then the Gateway to Wales Hotel is the hotel for you. Located in the heart of Chester just 5 miles from The Days Hotel and is easily accessible buy car, bus or taxi. 

Whether you are visiting for an indulgent city break or family day, you’ll find something that suits your mood and budget in Chester. 

For more information or to book, please use our online booking engine above for our Best Available Rate or simply contact us on 01244 830 332, or email us at

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