4 days in Chester & Yorkshire Itinerary

4 days in Chester & Yorkshire Itinerary

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Chester
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York
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Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chester Zoo and Great Orme. Get out of town with these interesting Chester side-trips: Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton), Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn) and Welsh Mountain Zoo (in Colwyn Bay).

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chester travel itinerary planner.

Durham to Chester is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Chester

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Welsh Mountain Zoo ©
Welsh Mountain Zoo

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York

York ©

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, then admire the striking features of York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Chester to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in York can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
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York City Walls

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