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The Bull and Stirrup Hotel, Chester

Chester is a fantastic historical city dating from the Roman era, surrounded by a wall built by the Romans – fascinating to walk along.

There is also an amphitheatre and a Roman garden dating from that period of occupancy. The city also has the first racecourse in the UK, situated in the heart of the city, with races running during May–September.

From £73 per night


01244 394840


8 Upper Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, CH1 4EE


Here at The Bull & Stirrup Hotel, our 11 en suite rooms have Freeview television, unlimited free Wi-Fi and digital temperature control. A warm and inviting pub forms part of the hotel, making The Bull & Stirrup Hotel a perfect stay for families, leisure or business.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • location_cityCity break
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • usbUSB ports
Historical Chester Old town center

Local attractions

Chester has the River Dee meandering through it, where walking/boating/sitting by the river is a relaxing way to spend your visit.

The city is also a great place to shop – not only does it have many of the leading department stores, but it is also famous for its many local shops.

Shopping in Chester is fun and interesting as you walk on the cobbled streets and past the many historic buildings, one of which is the very impressive cathedral. Our hotel is near a part of the famous Roman wall.

Local transport

Chester train station. Chester bus station. The city is also on the end of the M56/M53/A55. Liverpool airport is 30 minutes away.


There are many car parks in the city. For more details, please call the hotel.


Walking from the station – go straight ahead out of the station onto City Road. Then, go along the subway and onto Foregate Street. Once at the cross, turn right onto Foregate Street and walk for 300 metres, go through the city walls and we are on the right.

From the bus station, head towards Northgate Street and turn left on this street – we are 200 metres on the right, through the walls.

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Non-refundable advance purchase rates, available to book direct on the telephone, this website and our app.

Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

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