Done visiting the amazing places Chester-Le-Street had to offer and are ready to get away from the county? We suggest you put on your travelling shoes and head out to explore the beautiful areas surrounding the town. While there are a lot of places around Chester-Le-Street that you must visit, we suggest you do not miss these places.
For all those football fans, a visit to the Anfield Stadium is not to be skipped. With a history spanning of over 135 years, the Anfield Stadium is home to Liverpool Football Club or the Reds. Starting from £10, the stadium tour is highly recommended. After openings its gates to public in over 100 years of its existence, the Royal Liver Building offers one of the best view of Liverpool’s waterfront. Learn about the building’s history from the visitor centre on the ground floor. Experience the town’s wildlife at the Knowsley Safari. The 550-acre Safari Drive has tigers, giraffes, lions and rhinoceros. The Grade I listed Albert Dock, Tate Liverpool is one of the most visited art galleries outside of London.
At about five hours south from Chester is Brighton, one of the most vibrant cities of England. The city is known for its fierce independent spirit and its Regency-era architecture. Located on the coast, the sun rise in Brighton is not to be missed. Watch the nature paint the skies with shades of red, orange and pink. With high ceilings, colossal panes, and view of the ocean, enjoy your breakfast at the New Club. Explore the city on California-style Electra beach-styled bicycles with their two-hour tours of the city. Stop by at the Brighton Sea Life Centre, the world’s oldest aquarium. With over 5,000 sea creatures, including giant turtles, sharp-toothes sharks, piranhas and poisonous dart frogs, the aquarium is a must-visit. Ensure you make a stop at the Shuffle Bar for some amazing cocktails.
Once you reach Durham, head straight to the Durham Cathedral Towers. Conquer those 325 steps in the central tower to enjoy the unrivalled view of the historic Durham city. While the north west tower, with 137 steps, allows you to enjoy the spectacular view of the world heritage site Durham Castle. Head to the Binchester Roman Fort to see the exceptionally well-preserved remains of the regimental bath building of the Romans. The fort is also house to one of the best preserved hypocaust (under floor heating system). With over 2,000 hectares of scenic woodland, the Hamsterley Forest is a perfect way to spend your evenings. The forest is a delightful oasis of broadleaved and coniferous woodland. You can take your bicycles or horse for a ride around the forest.