At the Rising Sun, there's always a great range of things to see and do around us. Whether you fancy a great day out, exploring nearby walks and cycling trails or simply taking in a spot of retail therapy, there's something on our doorstep for everyone. Take a look at some of our favourites below and if we've missed anything off, let us know by contacting us!
Great things to do around us
Chester needs to introduction. This ancient city is truly breathtaking with its incredible 1000-year-old Cathedral, city walls and Roman Amphitheatre it's a little slice of history. With incredible shops, bars and restaurants it's a must-visit for anyone joining us.
Chester Races is an institution around these parts. Race days happen throughout the spring and summer and makes a great excuse to put on your best and place your bets. It's a brilliant day out for all. We're just under 30 minutes away from the course so join us pre and post race day!
Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park's combination of stunning scenery and spectacular racing make it one of the most picturesque and best-loved circuits in the UK. The course is home to race days, experiences and much more.
Land Rover Experience
By combining the stunning Cheshire landscape, heritage, nature, professionalism and adventure, Land Rover Experience Cheshire offers a World Class Adventure. From taster drivers to full day experiences, it's a great day out.
Cotebrook Shire Centre
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre is the only Shire Horse stud farm in the UK open to the public. Visit to learn more about the history of these gentle giants and get up close and personal with a personal introduction to their Shires.
Vale Royal Falconry
Vale Royal Falconry is run by experienced and dedicated professional falconers who have a passion for birds of prey, conservation and education. They run brilliant experience days and tailored private bookings.
See yourself as a bit of a daredevil? Look no further than Go Ape Delamere with their incredible Treetop Challenges, Zip Trekking Adventure and Segway tours!
Accessible by its own train station, you’ll find easy-going trails, a hike to admire the view, orienteering courses or a bit of peace and quiet to watch the wildlife by the lake.
Just over 20 minutes away, Chester Zoo is home to over 35,000 animals (including lions, tigers and elephants) across 128 acres of zoological gardens to explore