• Rossett Hall, The Perfect Base

    Rossett Hall, The Perfect Base

    Discover the delights of the Welsh countryside and the city of Chester.

    Situated in the borderland gateway village of Rossett, the hotel is ten minutes’ drive from both the walled Roman city of Chester and the market town of Wrexham.

Around Rossett Hall

However you want to spend your time, Rossett Hall Hotel makes a great base.

Just a short, regular bus ride from both Chester and Wrexham city centres, we are perfectly placed for a hassle free city break.

Or, if you fancy stretching your legs in the stunning Welsh countryside, our knowledgeable staff will be happy to advise you of the many local walks on our doorstep. We’ll even fill up your flask and prepare a delicious packed lunch for you to enjoy while you’re out and about.

And when you’ve shopped ‘til you drop, rambled ‘til you’re a shambles or even lost your shirt at the races there’ll be a warm welcome waiting for you back at Rossett Hall. Relax, unwind and enjoy a leisurely dinner at Oscars Brasserie, our fabulous family friendly restaurant, before settling in for a great night’s sleep in one of our wonderfully comfortable rooms.

Things to do and see around Rossett Hall

Culture, Leisure and Family Fun

Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo is situated just two miles north of the city centre. Spacious near-natural surroundings are home to 7000 animals, many of which are endangered. In fact, the zoo is part of a worldwide conservation programme. Available : Daily

Family Funday at Chester Racecource
Attracting thousands of people each year. Offering expect stilt walkers, face painters, bouncy castles, jazz bands and more, while a full card of six races is run throughout the afternoon. It is not one to miss! Available : Annually (August)

Blue Planet Aquarium
Sporting a 71-metre long underwater tunnel, the Blue Planet Aquarium in Ellesmere Port houses 3.5 million litres of water and one of the largest collections of sharks in Europe, including sand tigers (related to the great white sharks), nurse sharks and lemon sharks. The very brave can even arrange to take a swim with them. Available : Daily

Ty Mawr Country Park
Situated on the banks of the River Dee, Ty Mawr Country Park offers beautiful views across the Vale of Llangollen to the Cefn Viaduct and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. It is also the perfect place to access Offa's Dyke National Trail, the Llangollen Canal and the Dee Valley. Available : Daily

Old Hall Country Club and Spa
The Old Hall Country Club & Spa is set in peaceful Huntingdon, overlooking the Cheshire Plains. Treatments on offer range from facials to reflexology, hot stone massage, Indian head massage and lightwave therapy. Available : Daily

Grosvenor Museum
The city-centre Grosvenor Museum is a living monument to Chester's past. View everyday objects from the Roman Fortress of Deva or visit the Roman cemetery, where every tombstone has a tale to tell. Hands-on exhibits include an aqueduct model. Available : Daily

Chester Cathedral
Chester Cathedral boasts the most complete medieval monastic complex in the UK and records of a church on the current site date back to the early 10th century. Visitors can admire the medieval wood-carved choir stalls. Available : Daily

Erddig house and estate are set in a huge woodland country park just outside Wrexham. This fully furnished 18th-century house offers visitors a unique insight into servants' lives during the 18th and 19th centuries. Available : Mar - Nov 2013; not Thu or Fri (various dates)

Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival
From hearty fare to garden wares, Chester's Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival showcases all manner of top quality regional produce. It features over 150 stalls, including the ever-popular celebrity chef demonstrations and a new campervan event. Available : Annually

Chester Folk Festival
Chester celebrates its folk heritage with concerts, workshops and children's events, featuring many local and national folk performers. The fun takes place in the village of Kelsall, about eight miles from the city. Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Sporting Ventures

Chester Racecourse

Chester is renowned for being a glamorous venue where style and fashion go hand in hand. Each fixture has its own unique identity to ensure a wide-ranging appeal - to all horse racing fans.

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse
Set in glorious countryside beside the River Dee this picturesque course attracts top trainers and jockeys, guaranteeing exciting horse racing at every meeting.

Plas Madoc Leisure Centre
Plas Madoc is renowned for its leisure pool, The Tropical Lagoon. Kids can play in the waves, climb on the crocodile, or slide down the elephant and the snake. Grown-ups can try aqua-aerobics, or for a less strenuous workout, the bizarrely-named woggling. There are also three squash courts, four badminton courts and an indoor football pitch. Available : Daily

Retail Therapy

Cheshire Oaks
The McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village at Cheshire Oaks is the largest in the McArthur Glen chain, offering great discounts of up to 50% on designer clothes. With over 120 shops to choose from and a wealth of eating options, this is a shopaholic's dream day out! Available : Daily

Alternatively, do nothing – just relax in the restful surroundings of Rossett Hall Hotel.


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