Family Activities

Discover the top things to do in Chester in the guide below for endless family fun.

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Family Activities in Chester

Visit Chester Zoo

Calling all animal-loving families! Get ready for an unforgettable adventure at Chester Zoo, the ultimate destination for explorers of all ages located just 4-miles from Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel.

Chester Zoo is more than just a zoo – they’re a leading conservation and education charity dedicated to preventing extinction. As the UK’s most visited zoo, they strive to protect wildlife and educate future generations about the importance of preserving our precious natural world.

With 20,000 incredible animals, this is the UK’s number 1 Zoo! Get up close to the animals, learn fascinating facts, and create lifelong memories. From playful primates to majestic big cats, every corner is bursting with excitement! Don’t miss out on this epic family day out. Get ready to roar with joy!

Price: From £22.75

Visit Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

Get ready for the tastiest day-out at the Chester Ice Cream Farm, where over 50 award-winning flavors await your indulgence… but that’s not all!

Explore the wonders of Daisy’s Garden incredible play area, fuel up at the delightful Pizza Piazza, and find the perfect souvenir at the Gift Shop.

Let the little ones run wild on the climbing frames, bounce on the Marshmallow Mound,  and don’t forget to challenge your family to a round of Mini Golf! There’s fun for everyone at the Chester Ice Cream Farm which is approximately a 15-minute drive from our hotel.

Price: From £2.50

Visit Blue Planet Aquarium

Dive into Europe’s finest shark collection at The Blue Planet Aquarium!

Immerse yourself in the marine and freshwater wonders, including the UK’s extensive shark collection in a 4 million-litre tropical display. Walk through their mesmerizing 71-metre underwater tunnel as sharks glide above you.

Feeling adventurous? Dive with sharks for an unforgettable experience at any age!

Price: From £16.75

Visit The Crocky Trail

Looking for a family-friendly summer staycation that’s packed with outdoor adventure? Look no further than The Crocky Trail!

Located only a 10-minute drive from Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel, it is ideal for families who love the great outdoors..

Prepare to scream, laugh, jump, and slide your way into an extraordinary adventure at the incredible Waverton Adventure Park. It’s a thrill like no other.

Climb the heights if you dare, defy gravity on our exhilarating slides, and spin to your heart’s content. Bring your kids to The Crocky Trail to unleash courage, and let their spirit of adventure soar!

Price: From £17.00

Visit Deva Roman Discovery Centre

Unveil the secrets of history with an engaging guided tour at Deva Roman Discovery Centre. Discover the wonders of ancient Rome in a captivating experience like no other.

Step into history and immerse yourself in interactive exhibits showcasing Roman Chester, from genuine artefacts to hands-on displays. Travel back in time, explore streets, and even sit in the Amphitheatre. Uncover the archaeology beneath your feet through a trailblazing light show. Be the main character in this historical adventure!

Just a 10-minute drive from Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel. Prices for admission start from £4.00 for children and £8.00 for adults.