Boss your Chester Stag Planning

From Horse Racing to Axe Throwing, a Chester stag weekend offers up a sublime alternative to its big-city counterparts in Liverpool and Manchester and will go down a storm with the rest of the guys. Be sure to grab the help of StagWeb to avoid all the stressful stag planning and guarantee an unforgettable weekend!

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8 Best Chester Stag Do Ideas

  1. Bubble Football - Hilarious twist on the finest sport known to mankind.
  2. Horse Racing - Get your best clobber on for a day at the races.
  3. Axe Throwing - Great prep for the impending zombie apocalypse.
  4. White Water Tubing - Fast, furious, next level stag chaos!
  5. Golf – Swap the pub round for a round on a top golf course. Game on.
  6. Go Karting - High speed stag racing chaos on the UK’s largest Go Kart track.
  7. Hovercraft Racing - Who need wheels when you can hover?
  8. Paintballing - Before you paint the town red, paint the groom all sorts of colours.

A Guide To Your Chester Stag Weekend

Action Stations!

Perhaps the "Promised Land" of stag parties, Chester is renowned for its Premier League nightlife that draws in the Chester's hotties like Hollyoaks babes to a lads mag's calendar shoot. Team that up with some of Chester's superb activities and you're on for a weekend of legendary proportions. Zip Wires, White Water Rafting, River Tubing, High Ropes, Bubble Football... Gentlemen prepare to party!

Best Bars in Chester

A stroll down the canal will lead you to some great places to grab a glass of fizz or a cocktail for those stags who love a little sophistication before hitting the city centre.

Here you’ll find new and exciting drinking venues mixed with old architecture. Not only does it look great, but taste great too, as you’ll discover wholesome pubs with huge ranges of beer from the craft to the cheap!

Down North Street are some of the city’s best pubs that range from an uber local feel to a Ye Olde style for some serious Tudor throwbacks. If booze could be a banquet, this is where you’d want to try it!

Where to Head...


The city centre and banks of the River Dee have some great dining and drinking options. Chester is famed for its Premier League bars and clubs that attract footballers and soapstars and as well as Chester's bright young things to the city centre every weekend. In particular Northgate and Bridge St.

Must see...

Chester is most definitely a city steeped in history, if you are looking for something intellectual to break up the constant stream of stag banter and insults (the traditional means of stag communication) then the Chester Military Museum is actually a great place. Or head to the Castle Walls and Amphitheatre for a look at how the North West was won.

Pub Trivia

Cheltenham's former Mayor Henry Gee loved racing so much he cancelled an annual football match in favour of racing horses
hence being known as "gee gees".
According to ancient law, it's illegal for Welshman to "...enter the city before sunrise or stay after sunset on pain of decapitation".
Chester Racecourse is the oldest sporting venue in continual use, dating back to 1539.

On Ya Bike! Getting Around Chester

Chester is renowned as a great city to walk and see the sights, getting out and about on an evening is really easy as the city centre is easy to cross via foot. If you are looking to get around in a hurry then we'd recommend a Travel Card for the busses rather than shelling out for taxis.

Home to Hollyoaks babes, Michael Owen and the UK's oldest sporting venue.

Forget what you've seen on Hollyoaks, Chester is so much more than fake tans and bad story lines. It's a vibrant city with a fantastic nightlife and the perfect backdrop to say farewell to the main man on his last hurrah before being committed to married life (at which point he'll need written permission before his allowed out tot play again). In fact Chester has a great deal to offer.

Losing the plot - Why choose Chester?

One thing Hollyoaks does get right is that a Chester stag do will see you partying among beautiful people. Cheshire, in particular Chester and the surrounding area is a big hit with the footballing elite and their WAGS.

You'll find exclusive bars and restaurants and a really buzzing stag party nightlife in Chester, making it one of the best cities to party in style. If you're looking to create your own storylines then a Chester stag weekend really is great stage to set it on. The city is a warm, vibrant and friendly. Its one of the few places in the UK where the doormen actually smile.

During the daytime you'll find plenty to keep you and the boys busy. As well as a massive range of stag do activities in Chester, you'll also find a few interesting historical quirks.

  • The country's oldest racecourse (500 years)
  • The UK's oldest shop
  • The most complete walled city in the UK
  • 7000 seat Roman amphitheatre
  • No Welsh! In 1403 the then Prince of Wales decreed that the Welsh were not allowed to enter before sunrise or stay after sunset, the punishment... Decapitation!

Playing your part - How to get your Chester stag weekend booked...

Chester really does have a sense of style about it. In fact it pretty well has swag and rightly so. When you're as god looking and in demand as Chester then you're entitled to have a bit of strut about you.

But the fun and glamour the city offers does mean it is a popular place for tourists, shoppers and stag & hen parties. So our advice is to book early, if you leave it too late you'll be like an ex soap opera star looking for work; while you're hoping for a spot on Dancing on Ice if you leave it too late or you'll be left with is panto in Wigan.

Too find out what's available and start planning a budget you can speak to our team and we'll give you the full lowdown as well as a no obligation, no hassle quote of everything the city has to offer. Enquire today.

You can also keep all the stag informed by sharing this page in your Facebook stag group.

Thrilling the crowd - What are the hottest tickets in town?

It really depends on the guys you are amassing to Chester. If you're action men looking for activity thrills and spills then a Chester stag do really won't disappoint; You can have a day at the races or even try a spot of horse riding for yourselves. If you prefer your riding to be mechanised then there are quad bikes and go karting.

And with competitive stags in mind its worth mentioning that Chester is the birthplace of a plethora of high achievers, Ryan Shawcross, Danny Murphy, Danny Collins, Michael Owen, commentator Martin Tyler and Lee Latchford-Evans of Steps (?!?).

Nights out in Chester bring out the bling squad with enough fake tan to turn the Great Wall of China orange. But the local nightlife really is the tailor made for a great night out. But it isn't all footballer's wives and hair extensions, there's a rich and varied choice of bars and clubs with music to suit all tastes, attitudes and dress codes.

Big budget blockbusters - Chester doesn't have to break the bank...

Not every Chester weekend is going to have the budget of a premier league player's hairdressing bill. You don't have to opt for less and look for cheap options. You can have the Chester stag do to suit you because we'll help save you money.

StagWeb have been planning Chester stag do's since 2002 and we’ve built great relationships with our activity and hotel suppliers. That means year on year we get exclusive deals, we can pass on these great rates to you which means you'll get the best activities and hotel rooms and pay less, saving you more money for the beer kitty.

But don't take our word for it...

If you're still not sure about whether Chester is the place for your party or want to see what other stags have to say about StagWeb then check out the reviews to see what other have said.

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