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Chester: more than a soap setting

Destination: Chester

Familiar to many as the backdrop for Hollyoaks, Chester has much more to offer, with glossy locals, trendy wine bars and great shopping. Oh, and not so many serial killers...

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Oddfellows by night in summer

How to have a good night out in Chester

Destination: Chester

Join in the fun and games in the historic English city of Chester and find out which pubs, clubs, bars and music venues to visit on your short break.

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Chester: top spots and hidden gems

Destination: Chester

Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...

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The Oulton Estate Gates

Find your pace at Oulton Park, Cheshire

Destination: Chester

Since the 1950s Oulton Park's track has hosted many racing events including rounds of the F1 championship. This guide offers tips on where to get the best views and where to stay nearby

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Chester's beautiful River Dee.

Historical Chester's long-awaited renaissance

Destination: Chester

The Roman city of Chester boasts Britain's largest amphitheatre, the most complete city walls, the oldest sporting venue in continuous use and much more besides. Reborn, Chester waits to welcome you.

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The Blue Moon Café

Cheap restaurants in Chester

Destination: Chester

Come dine with me around the Roman city of Chester and find out where you can find a bargain bite to eat during your city break

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Eastgate clock, Chester (© www.FreeFoto.com)

Chester quick one...

Destination: Chester

The city of Chester is rich in history, heritage... and bars. Take a pub crawl around the city walls and a slow meander along the river, with my guide to the best watering holes in town

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Simon Rimmer's Chester

Destination: Chester

Welcome to my Chester - a small city crammed with history, great shopping, upmarket hotels, lively nightlife and a tasty food scene. Ideal for a short break in the north west of England

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