A guide to the perfect shopping trip in and around the city of Chester.
For a unique shopping experience, head into Chester city centre where you will find one of the city’s main tourist attraction – the rows. The rows consist of covered walkways in front of the entrances to shops and are found on the four main streets of Chester: Westgate, Northgate, Eastgate and Upper Bridge Street. The beautiful black and white half-timbered buildings are as much of a reward as the day of shopping is.
Shopping in Chester will bring fun, entertainment and satisfaction to your day. For a look inside the high street shops such as River Island, Topshop and Schuh, step into the classy Grosvenor Shopping Centre and browse the different shops, you can also stop off at Costa on your way around for a coffee break.
Head over to the three retail shopping centres, Chester retail park, the Greyhound retail park and the Deva shopping centre, where you will find whatever you need be it a new sofa or a new outfit. Chester retail park is great for all ages, with a Toys R Us for the kids, an Outfit for the teenagers and Homebase for any new additions to the home. Greyhound retail park, just around the corner, has John Lewis at home as well as DFS and many more stores. If you need a break from shopping for a few hours, there is a bowling alley and a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant in this retail park too!
Alternatively, you could spend the day at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. You will have plenty to see in its 145 different stores. The different brands include Ralph Lauren, Fossil and Calvin Klein. There is also a wide selection of places to dine during or after your shop, such as Bella Italia, Nandos and TGI Fridays. Once the largest outlet in Europe, Cheshire Oaks is an impressive place to spend the day and treat yourself.
The many shops in and around Chester offer a complex variety for you to find whatever you are looking for, so head to any of the above for an unforgettable shopping experience!