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Spending Summer in the City | Making Memories With Friends

Tuesday, 11 July 2023
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When the sun is shining, there’s little better than rounding up your friends and heading into the city for an afternoon of food, cocktails, and fun!

Chester is the idyllic location for this; a perfectly Instagrammable cityscape that exudes history and culture!

So, why not come along and experience summer in the city for yourself?

Summer in the City: Explore Chester’s History

Dating back to Roman times, Chester boasts a rich, vibrant history  — with many details still visible today, such as the intricate architecture, timber-framed buildings, and famous city walls. 

Take a group selfie under the iconic Eastgate Clock, explore the Roman Amphitheatre, or book onto a walking tour to discover the secrets of the city; with your friends by your side, Chester promises an unforgettable summer in the city!

Indulge in a Little Retail Therapy

If you’re in need of a little retail therapy, Chester offers a unique array of shopping experiences.

Boasting numerous high street brands as well as a wide selection of independent boutiques, you'll find something for everyone. 

If you’re planning to make a weekend of it, why not book into The Chester Grosvenor? Conveniently located in the centre, you can explore the city’s shopping districts — including the Rows — with ease.

When your feet are aching and your arms laden with shopping bags, the hotel is the perfect place to retreat to for a luxurious, restful nights’ sleep.

Dine at The Chester Grosvenor

Summer in the city wouldn’t be complete with a delicious dinner with your friends! Chester has a vibrant culinary scene, offering a wide and eclectic range of dining experiences. Topping the list of places to eat is Arkle at The Chester Grosvenor.

Stylish, sophisticated, and showcasing an exquisite menu, it’s the perfect place to dine — whilst indulging in a cocktail or two!

Explore Grosvenor Park

Grosvenor Park offers a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city.

You and your friends can enjoy a leisurely picnic, marvel at the blooming flower displays, or embark on a boat trip on the river; this is a beautiful, unique experience when you’re spending summer in the city!

Offering a perfect blend of history, culture, and modernity, Chester is the ideal place to enjoy a summer getaway. Whether it’s an afternoon of cocktails or a weekend of exploration, the buzzing city promises something for everyone!

To book dinner — or an overnight stay — in The Chester Grosvenor, please contact a member of the team.

Alternatively, why not read this previous blog to discover more about Arkle?