Indoor activities to do in Chester

When traveling to Chester don’t let a rainy day dampen your desire to explore the beautiful city, as we’ll be sharing the best indoor activities to do when visiting Chester. Whether you’re looking for fun family activities to keep the kids entertained or looking to discover unique markets, galleries and shops. Then this guide will ensure you will enjoy Chester’s indoor experiences that will keep you warm and dry throughout the winter months. 

Chester Rows 

First on our guide to Indoor activities to do in Chester is visiting The Chester Rows. The 13th century buildings that contribute to the original medieval history and architecture of the city of Chester are converted into modern restaurants, shops and cafes that are suited for all budgets. The mix of large retail stores and small family-owned boutiques builds a contemporary look to the four main streets of The Chester Rows. The eye-catching buildings create a unique double-deck street enhancing the exciting and unusual experience of discovering the sights in the beautiful city. 

Flip Out Chester 

Flip Out Chester is Chesters largest indoor adventure park filled with fun adventurous activities for families and people of all ages looking to challenge themselves through exciting games and experiences. The indoor attraction consists of a huge trampoline and inflatable park, soft foam pits and Ninja Obstacles courses that will keep you amused all day long. Flip Out Chester also offers an awesome party package for children of all ages to celebrate their birthday with friends and family at the flip out park and private party room. The activity centre also has a small cafe filled with delicious freshly prepared food and drinks which is a great area for the adults that just want to relax and watch the fun take place.  Flip Out Chester offers many promotions, offers and membership deals for students and NHS workers and is a must do activity when visiting Chester. 

Flip Out Chester | Flip Out

Breakout Chester 

Looking to test your mental skills and solve unsolved puzzles and mysteries then Breakout Chester is an amazing indoor activity for you to visit in Chester.  The breakout experience consists of intellectual puzzles, riddles and obstacles that test the mind’s ability to solve unsolved problems with little clues and hints. There are many different escape rooms to choose from such as the scary cursed carnival, Wild west and Spooky abandoned warehouse that are sure to trigger an adrenaline rush of excitement. The activity is a fun activity for team building and puzzle enthusiasts as you only have 60 minutes to crack the codes and escape. 

Chesters live escape room game – Breakout Chester


Storyhouse is a brand-new mixed use cultural centre in Chester filled with a cinema, theatre, large restaurant and the city’s library.  The renovated 1930s building offers amazing theatre performances such as music, dance, drama and comedy acts. The city’s library is also located within the building. The area is filled with a large range of books and dedicated creative children’s rooms where storytelling events occur, and children can explore with their imagination through learning and reading. Storyhouse also contains an Odeon cinema which screens the latest films and different restaurants and bars providing activities for all ages. 

Storyhouse – theatre, cinema and library in Chester

Sick to Death Chester 

Sick to Death Chester is a new museum to Chester. The attraction discusses the history of medicine within the renovated St Michael’s Church through a playground of fun activities about the plague and the past history of medical resources. The experience is filled with different rooms such as The Rotten Rows, Pathology Pod, Surgery through time and The Magic of Medicine to experience the gory stories of the medieval times. Laugh and learn about how Chester dealt with the plague through artifacts and interesting science experiments. The attraction is updated regularly with new creations to reflect Chester and is an amazing tribute to the city’s history. 

Sick to Death – Discover Chester’s dark past

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