Discover boutique hotels in Chester, United Kingdom

When to go

May is the time to rock up in your finest millinery: there’s a month-long festival of all things fast and horsy at Chester racecourse; but be sure to save your most camera-worthy headgear for Ladies Day ( The city tunes up for the MBNA Chester Music Festival ( in June and the elegant programme of ensemble pieces kicks off with, erm, spear-wielding centurions at the Roman Weekend (the first weekend in June).