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Chester is a city in Cheshire, England.

Chester is a city in Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales, and is the largest and most populous settlement of the wider unitary authority area of Cheshire West.

Population: 120.000 

Chester is arguably the richest city in Britain for archaeological and architectural treasures preserved to this day from the time of the Roman occupation. Chester is thought to have been part of Powys at this time.Its massive harbour and border position made it one of the finest strategic outposts of the Roman Empire.

In common with most of the rest of the United Kingdom, Chester has an oceanic climate. In summer the absolute maximum temperature  was 35.2 °C (95.4 °F) during August.

In an average year, the warmest day should reach 29.3 °C (84.7 °F), and 12.0 days in total should attain a temperature of 25.1 °C (77.2 °F) or higher. In winter the average in 4°C. The coldest month is January.

Bus transport in the city is provided by Stagecoach Group and Arriva, the council owned and operated ChesterBus. You can use the Travel North West Traveline website to plan your journey.

Chester formerly had two railway stations. Trains travelled via Northwich to Manchester Central. Later services also went to Seacombe (Wallasey) and Wrexham Central via Shotton. 

One-way Ticket : 2.30 £

Monthly Pass: 60.00 £

Chester Zoo: Is one of the UK's top tourist attractions, offering a fun packed day out for everyone, no matter what age. You can see over 500 different species of animals, visit the award-winning gardens. A fantastic day out for the family.

Chester Rows & Timber Framed Buildings: Visitors come from all over the UK and the world to visit Chester. Chester is one of the most beautiful historic cities in England, famous for its galleried rows, Roman remains, shops & boutiques, the town crier, ghost walks and complete city walls. Chester is remembered best by visitors for the black & white timbered buildings that are Tudor style. 

Chester Roman Amphitheatre: The ruins of this unique Roman Amphitheatre in Chester. The best time to see and talk to the archaeologists is in the summer when they are busy working on the amphitheatre dig. This was one of the largest Amphitheatres in Britain.

St John's Church: The Parish Church of St John the Baptist, the original Cathedral of Chester! Located next to The Roman Amphitheatre.


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