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The Park Royal
Stretton Road, Stretton, Cheshire, WA4 4NS 01925 730 706 Get Directions

Things To Do

You are spoilt for things to see and do whilst visiting The Park Royal. The award-winning hotel is just 20 minutes from Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

City sightseeing in Chester with the historic walls, meandering river and great cathedral surely shouldn't be missed, but what about other delights such as Chester Zoo, the spectacular Tatton Park or shopping at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village?

There is so much to see and do in this area, you will need to book your next stay before you leave.

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Chester Zoo

Zoos, Farms and Wildlife

The UK's number one zoo, with over 7000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet and Chester Zoo supports the local economy through sourcing and purchasing local produce including working with Cheshire Farm Ice Cream and Cheshire Cheese. 

The Blue Planet Aquarium


Britain's ultimate underwater adventure! The aquarium has Europe's largest collection of sand tiger sharks, which can be viewed from the 230ft underwater tunnel, one of the longest walkways in the world. Hand-feeding displays by divers, brightly coloured poisonous frogs and large shallow rock pools where visitors can touch creatures are other attractions on offer.

Legoland Discovery Centre

Sports and Recreation

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild with creative inspiration at every turn. Featuring a whole host of exciting attractions from the Kingdom Quest ride to an amazing recreation of the North West's most iconic buildings, the Centre not only provides fun for LEGO fans young and old, but fantastic educational benefits too

Museum of Science & Industry

Galleries and Museums

Its amazing galleries and outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester's scientific and industrial past,
present and future.

The Opera House


The New Theatre, as it was named, opened on Boxing Day 1912.  Struggling to compete with other establishments, it was sold to United Theatre Ltd in 1915 and was renamed the New Queens Theatre.  Over the years this building has 'seen' life change around her.  Surviving the Second World War, it operated as a cinema for a time and later became a bingo hall.   In 1984 the Opera House became a theatre once more and over the years, has staged the most magnificent shows such as Barnum, Phantom of the Opera, Oliver and many more.   After major refurbishment in 2003 the Opera House continues to attract the best in entertainment, standing proud on Quay Street as a part of Manchester History.

The Palace Theatre


The Palace Theatre has a wide range of productions on throughout the year ranging from ballets to musicals.

Chester Zoo

From lions, elephants, giraffes and more, Chester Zoo really has it all and is one of the UK's most loved attractions.

From £268 per room, per stay you can enjoy:

  • Extensive breakfast buffet full of hot and cold delights each morning of your stay
  • A delicious evening meal up to the value of £28 per guest,
  • Two adult and two child tickets for Chester Zoo
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Theme & Adventure Parks

  • Gullivers World Theme Park
  • Go Ape
  • Manley Mere
  • Crocky Trail

Zoos, Farms & Wildlife

  • Chester Zoo
  • Blue Planet Aquarium
  • Applejacks Farm
  • Risley Moss Nature Reserve


  • Golden Square Shopping Centre
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
  • Trafford Centre

Houses, Gardens & Parks

  • Tatton Park
  • Walton Hall & Gardens
  • Arley Hall & Gardens
  • Grappenhall walled gardens
  • Dunham Massey

Galleries & Museums

  • The Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre
  • Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
  • Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
  • The Boat Museum

Landmarks & Historical

  • Anderton Boat Lift
  • Beeston Castle

Boat Trips & Cruises

  • Chester Boat

Sports & Recreation

  • Pyramid & Parr Hall
  • Manchester Evening News Arena
  • Liverpool Echo Arena
  • Warrington Golf Club
  • Antrobus Golfclub
  • Chill Factore

You're Spoilt For Choice

  • Aintree Racecourse - 24.8 miles, 32 mins
  • Haydock Park Racecourse - 15.2 miles, 20 mins
  • Chester Racecourse - 20.6 miles, 27 mins
  • Chester Zoo - 20 miles, 26 mins
  • Chester Cathedral - 20 miles, 27 mins
  • Tatton Park - 13 miles, 24 mins
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet - 16.8 miles, 21 mins
  • Blue Planet Aquarium - 16.7 miles, 21 mins
  • Trafford Centre - 22.7 miles, 27 mins
  • Sea Life at Trafford Centre - 22.7 miles, 27 mins
  • Legoland at Trafford Centre - 22.7 miles, 27 mins
  • Gullivers World Theme Park - 6.7 miles, 12 mins

Packages and Tickets

  • The Park Royal offers a fantastic array of Family Attraction and Shopping packages check our availability page to see if these packages are available on the dates you want to stay. Alternatively, if you haven't already booked, simply speak with our friendly reception team who can book tickets for; Chester Zoo and Tatton Park.

Our Tennis Courts

Don't forget to bring your tennis raquet with you as we have three flood-lit tennis courts for you to use whilst staying with us at The Park Royal.




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