Chester Castle

Vicky Andrews
Image by Carmel Smickersgill

Chester Castle was founded by William the Conqueror in 1070 and became the administrative centre of the earldom of Chester.

Grosvenor StreetChesterCH1 2DN View map
Telephone: 03703331181 Visit Now

Opening Hours

  • Friday10:30am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday10:30am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday10:30am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near Chester Castle

An image captured from overhead of two men embracing. One is seated, and the other is kneeling.
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ExhibitionsLiverpool
On the other side at FACT

‘On the other side’ at FACT presents the work of three artists, thoroughly examining themes of authority, power and control.

free entry
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ActivityLiverpool
Old Dock Tours, Liverpool

The Old Dock tour is a treat for younger and older visitors alike, fans of Liverpool’s maritime past, and anybody curious about local history.

£8.50 with concessions

Where to go near Chester Castle

Chester
Museum
Grosvenor Museum

Discover Grosvenor Museum, from Roman artefacts to silver hallmarked in Chester, the Grosvenor Museum explores the rich history of Chester and the surrounding areas.

Oddfellows hotel, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Oddfellows

Oddfellows hotel inhabits a Georgian townhouse right bang in the middle of Chester, only moments away from the river.

Dewa Roman Experience
Chester
Museum
Dewa Roman Experience

Dewa Roman Experience occupies a unique site at the heart of the original legionary fortress. In 1991 archaeologists discovered remains of the fortress on this site and the excavations have been left open for public viewing.

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Cheshire
Event venue
St Mary’s Creative Space

St Mary’s Creative Space in Cheshire is a rehearsal and exhibition space which regularly has exciting projects on for the public.

St Mary’s Creative Space, Chester
Chester
Event venue
St Mary’s Creative Space

St Mary’s is a fantastic rehearsal, performance and exhibition space right in the heart of Chester, and is available to the whole community.

Chester Roman Gardens
Chester
Park
Roman Gardens

Chester’s Roman Gardens are a pleasant place for a stroll and during the summer months the place to watch a film at the annual, outdoor, Moonlight Flicks cinema programme.

Weasel and the Bug, Chester
Chester
Shop
Weasel and the Bug

Weasel and The Bug believe that you should buy well and pass on, and that toys should be powered by children, not batteries. Taking care of the planet is a priority for many parents and pleasingly, Weasel and The Bug only stock products which are sustainably sourced.

The Antiques Shop, Chester
Chester
Shop
The Antiques Shop

The Antiques Shop is housed within the Rows of Chester and has been owned and run by the same antiques dealer for nearly 30 years, selling British antiques and vintage items.

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Cheshire
Gallery
Watergate Street Gallery

This contemporary Art Gallery In Chester displays and sells original and affordable works, with regular new exhibitions listed on their website.

Chester
Shopping Centre
Chester Rows

Renowned for some of the most elegant shopping streets in the world, Chester Rows has historic appeal and is one of the best of its kind.

Edgar House hotel, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Edgar House

Edgar House is a fine period Georgian house which has been lovingly refurbished to create Chester’s award winning premier small luxury hotel – just for adults.

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