The scenic walled city of Chester is found on England's northwest frontier to Wales it is on the journey to the Lake District and Scotland, found on a sandstone spur north of the River Dee. It is a town rich in history detailed in its circling Roman walls and its wealth of Tudor and Victorian buildings, few places capture British history as concisely as this ancient and picturesque walled city. It is here that visitors will be delighted by the array of Chester Guest Houses who promise warm welcomes and comfortable sojourns and cater for families, for the business guest and for the tourist.
The town offers a relaxed and welcoming ambience and is steeped in rich culture seen through the Amphitheatre and Roman Gardens, further history is found at the Grosvenor Museum, the Military Museum and the Deva Roman experience, and other must see attractions include Cheshire Oaks and Blue Planet Aquarium and the Zoo. At Night the city comes to life through its lively pubs, trendy wine bars and night clubs, the city is dotted with many tempting restaurants and pavement cafes offering the perfect platform from which to view the passing parade of Chester.
Chester is famous for its ''rows'' which means two tier galleries of shops dating back from the Middle Ages and modernised during the Victorian times. The city was founded by the Romans in 79 AD as fortress Deva, today it blends modernity with antiquity perfectly, it is easy to reach as the train journey is less than three hours from London's Euston Station and Mersey rail trains run from Liverpool every 20-30 minutes and is provided with good motorway connections.
First impressions are made from the original Roman wall that surrounds it and is complete with towers added in the Middle Ages and four gateways more than 200 years old, visitors may walk the Roman walls affording wonderful views and a complete circuit of the city, the evening offers nocturnal ghost hunter tours not for the faint hearted. Within the city walls guests are offered a vast selection of Chester guest houses accommodation some are found within its centre cloaked in classically beautiful Tudor buildings boasting their own unique tales. Found on the outskirts and gazing over beautiful country landscapes towards Wales are luxury Country Guest Houses these are wrapped in acres of ground providing privacy and seclusion.
The country Chester guest houses host outdoor pursuits including walking, hiking, horse riding and fishing, they may present imposing images of once privately owned grand Manors whose entrance halls are home to portraits of legendary gentry, bowls of fresh flowers and priceless antiques. These delightful accommodations showcase designer suites suited to the honey moon couple and the visiting VIP, each room individually designed and detailed with supreme comforts, including canopied and four poster beds and extensive panoramic views.
Grand Victorian Homes now offer guest house accommodation and are strategically placed to allow easy access to business and entertainment centres. Long stay accommodations boast small kitchenettes and dining areas, business guests are provided with dedicated work stations home to high speed internet access, direct dial phone and fax machine. Families are offered connecting rooms, high chairs and cribs and hospitality trays.
Small boutique restaurants present intimate atmospheres and select menus crafted from seasonal produce; many guest houses boast liquor licenses and provide a selection of wines and honesty bars. Hearty English Breakfasts or continental breakfasts are taken in the main dining rooms or may be offered on verandas or conservatories.
The Chester Guest Houses are guaranteed to meet the most discerning of guests needs and ensure their returns again and again.