Hidden away between Manchester and Liverpool, our northwestern tour base is one of our best kept secret destinations. Superb Nightlife, a range of sporting opposition, and the playground of North Wales on your doorstep.

Top 5: Chester

1. Sale Sharks Matches at the AJ Bell Stadium

2. Pre-Match & Coaching Experiences at Sale Sharks

3. Enroll in Polo Academy or Cruise on the River Dee

4. Chester Races, Chester Zoo or Blue Planet Aquarium

5. Tour Matches on both sides of the England|Wales Border

A Weekend in Chester

Day One

Arrive at your City Centre Accommodation

After some time exploring the grand surroundings, 

Enjoy a Guest Coaching Clinic with Sale Sharks player or Community Coaches 

Enjoy Dinner at Upstairs At The Grill, Steakhouse 

Day Two

Wake Up to a Full English Buffet Breakfast

Transfer to a Rugby Club in Cheshire ahead of your first game


Post Match Reception, Food & Hospitality

Head to Go-Ape for some High Wired Activities 

Dinner at a local Italian Restaurant!

Day Three

Full English Buffet Breakfast

Transfer across the border and take on the Welsh in your second game


Post Match Food & Hospitality

Depart for home or stay for another night

Useful Files & Downloads

Youth Rugby Tour Brochure 2019

Key Information

The Rugby

  • Guest Coaching Clinics with Players & Coaches from Sale Sharks
  • Tickets to AVIVA Premiership Matches
  • Fixtures with clubs on both sides of the border


Travelling to Chester by Coach is simple. The city is just off the M6 motorway with good access to Leeds, Glasgow & Bristol. 

Travel times by Coach are as follows:

  • Newcastle - 4 Hours
  • Bristol - 2 Hours
  • Glasgow - 3 Hours
  • Leeds - 2 Hours
  • London - 4 Hours




Travelling from Ireland is simple. Stenaline run ferries crossings between Dublin and Holyhead, then after a short coach trip you arrive in Chester. 

Westminster Hotel

Our number one choice for Chester is a 3* Hallmark hotel which is located right in the centre of the historic city. 

The Best Western Hallmark Hotel Chester Westminster is one of Chesters treasures. In the city centre near the Roman Walls, this olde-worlde hotel manages to combine 21st Century appeal with a modern, boutique aura! Close to the countless shops in Chester, this hotel is at the heart of a vibrant, cosmopolitan city.