Chester is accessible wherever you’re coming from and however you choose to get here. Our compact walled city is easily explored on foot and public transport.
Check out the official award winning journey-planning app to discover up to date travel information, interactive maps and public transport timetables to get around Chester. If you need an overnight stay or are looking for a short break, then accommodation in Chester comes in a variety of styles that cater for all tastes and budgets. There is a fantastic range of stylish hotels – from boutique to luxury 5* you will be assured of the highest standards.
Enjoy FREE PARKING at Chester Racecourse from 10am:
- Sunday 29 November*
- Friday 4th – Sunday 6th December
- Friday 11th – Sunday 13th December
- Friday 18th – Sunday 20th December
- Sunday 27 December*
*free parking at Chester Racecourse and Linenhall open air car park
We look forward to welcoming you to Chester city centre.
During your visit to Chester, you may spot our bowler hat-wearing CH1ChesterBID Welcome Ambassadors in the city centre – they are our walking, talking information centres and are ready to offer a friendly welcome and assistance. If you see them whilst you’re out and about, please feel free to stop and ask any questions and they will be happy to help.
More advice can be found at the Chester Visitor Information Centre, conveniently located by the historic Town Hall on Northgate Street, opposite the Cathedral. The experienced, knowledgeable team will be delighted to assist with local accommodation, public transport, city centre events, tours of Chester, maps & guidebooks, information for those with disabilities, Chester souvenirs, attraction tickets and much, much more!
Contact 01244 405240 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitor Information Centre opening times