Local Attractions

Chester Centre - 0.98 miles
Chester has a population of around 80,000 and although many of its black and white half-timbered buildings have an appearance harking back to medieval times, most are in fact Victorian. The original fortress city of Deva (named after the River Dee) was built by the Romans to keep out the Welsh barbarians and, although the Romans left in the 5th century, it wasn't until the 1300's that the Welsh were considered to be less of a threat. The Dewa Roman Experience is amongst Chester's many Roman attractions. It has the largest Roman Amphi-theatre in Britain, the Roman Garden and Minerva's Shrine.

Chester Racecourse - Chester - 1.3 miles
More than two hundred thousand people a year visit Chester Racecourse for "a day at the races." There is something for everyone from the family seeking a relaxing Sunday picnic to the company entertaining guests in the lavish surroundings of the Racecourse. The traditional racing highlights of the season are during the 3 day May meeting when the world of flat racing focuses on Chester. The most popular meetings during evenings and on Saturdays are in the summer. It was Chester Racecourse that showed how to succeed with Sunday racing and tens of thousands now pack the Roodee for the annual family funday in August.

Chester City Football Club - 2.09 miles
The ground was opened in 1992. All four sides are covered and are roughly the same height, making the stadium look quite tidy. Each stand has perspex windshields to each side, whilst the corners of the ground are open. The stadium is a small, fairly simple affair with two sides being seated and the two ends being terrace. The East Stand is slightly taller than the facing West Stand, having a few more rows of seating and some enclosed glassed viewing areas at the back of it. The stadium is completed with a set of four thin modern floodlight pylons. One interesting fact about the ground is that most of it (apart from half the East Stand and the club offices) is in actually situated in Wales.

Chester Zoo - 2.1 miles
Where do we start? With our 8,000 animals, in 110 acres of award-winning zoological gardens? With the 1.4 million people who come to visit every year? With the many conservation projects we’re involved with, at home and abroad? The fact is, these are all vital parts of what makes Chester Zoo one of the world’s top zoos, and the UK’s number one wildlife attraction.

Vicars Cross Golf Club - Chester - 2.6 miles
Vicars Cross Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland golf course of 6446 yards at its full distance and is situated in rural Cheshire on the A51 four miles east of Chester. The course is interesting and varied and is designed to test all aspects of your game. Facilities include a driving range with covered bays, extensive short game practice areas, an attractive modern club house with spike bar, lounge and dining room supported by full catering and bar facilities. Visitors are welcome at Vicars Cross Golf Club.

Eaton Golf Club - Chester - 3.97 miles
Welcome to Eaton Golf Club. As Secretary of Eaton Golf Club, it gives me pleasure to welcome you to our website. Eaton is a members' club and the top priority is to ensure that you the members enjoy your golf to the full. Society and visitors are assured of a great day out at Eaton. I wish all of our members and visitors an enjoyable and successful year's golf. If you have any comments please feel free to contact us. Kerry Brown Club Secretary. Pop into the Pro's-Shop which is well-stocked with equipment, clothing and shoes and where there is always a friendly welcome!