Weekend in Chester

Sometimes it feels like you spend hours waiting for that weekend away you've booked four months in advance and then it suddenly its comes and it's over within a blink of an eye. This weekend we booked an overnight stay in the city of Chester for my fiances birthday. Unleashing his inner child, James asked me to take him to the zoo and I kindly obliged. I'm a lover of small, cute animals and couldn't think of a better way to spend my weekend. We arrived at Chester on Saturday morning, went straight to the zoo and then stayed in the Queens Hotel across from the train station. I admit I can be a little bit of a hotel snob and the room wasn't really my cup of tea, but it was a comfortable and pleasant night stay. On the evening we headed into town for a few sneaky drinks, only to find ourselves in the middle of a re-launch party at Chester's Revolution. All evening we were treated to free canap├ęs and lots of cocktails and shots, a perfect way to spend James' birthday. On the Sunday, we did what I do best and went shopping. I picked up lots of treats which I'm sure i'll be blogging about soon. Tip - Primark has definitely picked up lately and has lots of surprisingly nice, bang on trend items.

Here's some of this weekends pictures.

Have you done anything interesting this bank holiday?


  1. Aw yay for Chester. I appreciate how much of a lovely City it actually is now I've moved away.
    I went for a swift shopping trip last time I was home with a friend & loved it :)

    Looks like you've had a lovely bank holiday Jess :)

    Kerys x

  2. Oooomg where are your shoes from? Love them so much! Looks like you had an awesome bank holiday :) I can't wait to raid primark for all their new stuff! New follower <3
    Lydia Rose

  3. Looks like an amazing getaway! Great photos!
    Can't go away without a little shopping :)
    Madeleine || Madeleine In Wonderland

  4. Great photos I just love the flamingos <3


  5. Looks like fun! I love the photo of the fish!


  6. Great photos! Looks like you guys had so much fun! :D

    xo Kisty
    The Style Mermaid

  7. Looks like you had a lovely weekend! I havn't been to the zoo in so long. I remember as a kid always having so much fun. You've inspired me to go again. Lovely post :)

    Debra Bros Blog

  8. Really great photos! Love your shoes x
    Maria xx

  9. I live in Chester city center! Love the zoo it's fab haha!


    Em’s Mixed Bag


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