The station opened on 4 July 1837 on the Grand Junction Railway.
The purpose was to link the four largest cities of England by joining the existing Liverpool and Manchester Railway with the projected London & Birmingham Railway.
In 689, King Æthelred of Mercia founded the Minster Church of West Mercia, which later became Chester's first cathedral, and the Saxons extended and strengthened the walls to protect the city against the Danes.
Chester was one of the last cities in England to fall to the Normans.
There are a range of places to eat, from the Michelin-starred Simon Radley restaurant to the glamorous Arkle Bar.
After a night of food and fine wine, spend the next day lounging in the luxury spa.
Crewe railway station has twelve platforms and a modern passenger entrance containing a bookshop and ticket office.
In the evening unwind with a glass of wine and order dinner at the hotel bar & restaurant with a delicious menu spanning from culinary classics to contemporary cuisine, using locally-sourced ingredients.
Chester was founded as a "castrum" or Roman fort with the name Deva Victrix in the reign of the Emperor Vespasian in 79 AD.