Discover a selection of 251 holiday rentals in Chester that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 117 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Chester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Holiday lettings in Chester

The spectacular beauty and interesting culture of Chester make it the perfect spot for an unforgettable holiday experience. From historic sites that date back to Roman Legionnaires and Viking warriors, to eclectic shopping and dining, you’ll find endless opportunities for fun and excitement in Chester, and holiday lettings put you right in the centre of it all.

History

Heritage sites near Chester holiday homes

Chester’s many museums and historic sites are great for history buffs looking to learn more about Chester’s past. Holiday cottages can be found near locations like the Chester Castle: Agricola Tower and Castle Walls, a medieval structure from the Middle Ages, and Chester Roman Amphitheatre, an ancient Roman auditorium for sport and leisure activities. You could also visit the Chester Roman Gardens, an elegant garden space with ancient Roman city walls and ruins of fortresses, and the Chester Military Museum, an interactive history museum honouring the local armed forces.

Things to do

Activities near Chester holiday homes

Chester is home to fascinating cultural sites and museums that offer a glimpse into the past. Holiday homes can be found near the Chester Cathedral, a medieval building with a refectory cafe and tours, and Chester city walls, ancient Roman defensive walls built to protect the city from invaders. The Grosvenor Museum in Chester, a local and natural history museum with interesting artefacts and artwork, and the Eastgate and Eastgate Clock, a Victorian turret clock built above a Georgian arch, are also must-see attractions.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chester

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Chester for its boating and jogging trails. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Chester has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Chester Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Vicars Cross Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Eaton Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • The Ice Cream Farm (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Chester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Chester. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Roman Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Grosvenor Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Delamere Forest (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Eastham Country Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Port Sunlight Museum (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Chester

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 28.3 mi (45.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Chester Station, Bache Station and Stanlow and Thornton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How to get around

Transport to Chester holiday cottages

Local airports, motorway links, a railway network and bus services all run from other regions of Britain into Chester. Once there, you can use a hire car or taxis to travel around the area from your holiday rental. You may also find that you can walk from your holiday rental to nearby destinations to explore at your own pace and take in the scenery along the way.

Food & drink

Regional cuisine in Chester

Chester is a foodie haven due to its bounty of local produce and locally-produced meats and cheeses. From a home-baked pie in a cosy country pub to craft brews in a tavern, you’ll find a range of delightful local cuisine in Chester’s eateries. Enjoy the rich fare in quaint cafes, country-park delis and fine-dining restaurants near your holiday rental and experience the food culture of Chester.

Family friendly

Family fun near Chester holiday cottages

From unique zoos to fun-filled parks, Chester has plenty of kid-friendly attractions for learning and bonding with the kids. Holiday homes are available near places like the Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, an attraction with raptor demonstrations and hands-on experiences with falcons, and the Blue Planet Aquarium, an aquarium with an underwater tunnel and shark exhibits. The Chester Zoo, a large zoo park with colourful gardens and exotic animal exhibits, and the Dewa Roman Experience, an interactive museum with artefacts and antiquities of Rome and Britain, are also great places for kids.

Good for couples

Romance in Chester holiday homes

If you’re looking for a romantic holiday, the stunning landscape and array of beautiful architecture create the perfect atmosphere for sightseeing and exploring. Holiday homes are available near sites like the Wales Coast Path, a long-distance footpath along the coastline with wildlife and lush landscape, and Tatton Park, a Tudor hall with a neoclassical mansion, lavish gardens and a resident deer population. The Countess of Chester Country Park, a vast parkland with immaculate landscaping and wildflowers, and Minerva’s Shrine, a shrine and monument to the Roman goddess Minerva, are also great places to explore and bond.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chester?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 251 vacation rentals near Chester. From 110 cottages to 190 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chester for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Chester?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Chester. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St Mary's Church - Handbridge: 871 vacation rentals
  • Chester Cathedral: 858 vacation rentals
  • Chester Golf Club: 874 vacation rentals
  • Chester City Walls: 857 vacation rentals
  • Chester Racecourse: 867 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chester listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Chester?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 110 Cottages in Chester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chester include:

  • Houses: 190 rentals available
  • Cabins: 110 rentals available
  • Flats: 55 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Chester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 223 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Chester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.