The Rows

One of Chester’s most distinguishing features is its Rows. These are galleried walkways that run the along the four streets that meet at the High Cross.

They are named after the traders who carried on their business there (Shoemakers’ Row, Ironmongers’ Row etc.). Today they house a variety of small shops, bars and restaurants.

Nearby Attractions

Tourist attractions and things to do near The Rows include:

Nearby Shopping

Places to shop near The Rows include:

Nearby Hotels

Hotels near The Rows include:

  • The Commercial Bar & Hotel (0 miles)
  • The Chester Grosvenor (0.1 miles)
  • The Coach House Inn (0.1 miles)
  • Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel (0.1 miles)
  • Crowne Plaza Chester (0.2 miles)
  • Oddfellows Chester (0.2 miles)
  • The Townhouse Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Holiday Inn Express Chester - Racecourse (0.3 miles)
  • Mill Hotel & Spa (0.4 miles)
  • Hotel Indigo - Chester (0.4 miles)


Map showing location of The Rows.

Map showing location of The Rows


The Rows

Watergate Street, Northgate Street, Eastgate Street and Upper Bridge Street
United Kingdom

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  1. The Rows were originally built in the 13th century, but some are Victorian copies.


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