Chester has the most complete city walls, the oldest racecourse, and largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain, plus a 1000 year old cathedral and 700 year old unique shopping rows.
Fancy a fabulous day out with more than 11,000 amazing animals? You’re in the right place! We’re the UK’s top zoo, with 110 acres of award-winning enclosures and gardens to explore. There are over 400 different species here at the zoo, including some of the most exotic and endangered animals in the world. So there's plenty to explore on your visit. You can embark on your own wildlife expedition from June 2015 as we're recreating the amazing tropical environments of six South East Asian islands. ¬Islands at Chester Zoo is the biggest zoo development ever in Europe, spanning 50,000 square metres - that's the same as SEVEN full-size football pitches!