The WLGT Guide to the best Christmas Gifts in Chester & Cheshire 2019

Yes – it’s arrived and yes, it really does seem to start earlier every year but if you’re anything like us, you’re more than happy to embrace the festivities and get stuck into gift buying at the earliest opportunity.

For the first in the WLGT Guide to Christmas series – we have curated a list for Santa of some of the best Gift Voucher Experiences in Chester and beyond … so if you’re looking for something a little bit different this year – then read on!

Social Media (and particularly Instagram) have changed so many of our hobbies and passions – more and more of us have become obsessed with capturing the best images of the best experiences. Chester based Cheshire School of Photography are offering a superb range of one-to-one photography courses, full or half day – either with your proper super duper camera, or with your iphone! You can achieve amazing results once you know their tips and tricks, guaranteed.

If you’re struggling to find something fantastical for the avid photographer in your life, then look no further, your job is done.

Get in touch with The Cheshire School of Photography here

And what about the beer lover? The Pied Bull is proud to have the only micro-brewery within the City Walls of Chester. Their keg and cask beers are all hand crafted by their award-winning master brewer, Richard Sedgewick, who selects hops and malts from all over the world to create a range of stunning beers that cover all types of real ale. They also offer tours of our onsite microbrewery located right underneath the bar – the perfect present for any beer lover. Christmas Brewery Gift Vouchers are available right now.

Get in touch with The Pied Bull Chester here

If you love horses – and love new experiences – then maybe someone will treat you to a Polo lesson right here in the heart of Cheshire – it could even be the start of a brand new love affair with the sport of kings! James Fielding, experienced Hurlingham Polo Association polo instructor and has played high-goal polo professionally and teaches all year round. Having played in over 10 countries, you are assured of a wealth of experience and will receive the best instruction available for a one to one Polo Experience session, and beginners are more than welcome. Lessons are available during the winter months in local arenas as well as in the summer season within their picturesque setting just a few miles outside of Chester.

Get in touch with J F Polo Academy here

Sticking with something for the horse lovers, you can’t top a ticket to this years TheraPlate International Horse Show at M&S Bank Arena (28 to 31 December). Enjoy adrenalin-charged equestrian sport, action-packed performances, indoor shopping village, all new kids zone as well as brand new live entertainment and acts! During every performance, enjoy live music from ‘The Kings’, featuring Mitchel Emms from hit TV show ‘The Voice’. The atmosphere will be electric with LED FMX Bikes, aerial acrobats and stunt horses… the show is not to be missed!

Get in touch with the TheraPlate International Horse Show here

Wood Chester is one of our newest city chic restaurants, owned and operated by Masterchef 2015 winner Simon Wood. Simon created Wood Restaurants to offer his unique style of unintimidating high end dining. His kitchens bring together passion and creativity with powerful flavours – delivered with playful authenticity. A voucher for Wood Chester makes the perfect Christmas gift for the foodie in your life – and why not bolt on a stay in one of Hotel Indigo’s uber-cool bedrooms for the perfect Chester dinner, bed & breakfast experience.

Get in touch with Wood Chester and Hotel Indigo here

So that’s the WLGT low down on some of the best Chester Christmas Gift Voucher Experiences with a difference.  Alternatively – If you’re looking to create a totally bespoke city experience for someone special, then drop us an email and we can package up something lovely just for you.


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