The Roman amphitheatre at Chester was the largest in Britain and dates from the 1st century when the Roman fort of Deva Victrix was founded. The amphitheatre was used for entertainment Read more [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Cheshire day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Cheshire activity.
The Town Hall is a listed building and built in banded pink and buff sandstone with a grey-green slate roof. The building is open on weekdays to the public when Read more [...]
Chester Cathedral was founded as a Benedictine abbey in 1092 and dedicated to Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, The original church was built in the Romanesque or Norman style, Read more [...]
Chester City Walls consist of a defensive structure built to protect the city with their construction being started by the Romans when they established the fortress of Deva Victrix between Read more [...]
Chester Racecourse, known as the Roodee, is according to official records the oldest racecourse still in use in England located on the banks of the River Dee. The site was Read more [...]
The Agricola Tower is the original 12th-century stone tower gateway to Chester Castle houses on the first floor a chapel of St Mary de Castro with exceptionally fine wall-paintings.
Beeston Castle, from the top of the formidable ‘Castle of the Rock’ you have views over eight counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains.