The last time I visited Chester was on a school history trip some 10+ years ago, however today was focused less on the archaeological history of roman Britain and more on family bonding time and shopping! We started with a visit to the Cathedral which was awesome. We were lucky enough to stumble upon the art installation ‘Empty Chairs‘ a tribute to and representation of British soldiers who lost their lives in the Afghanistan conflict. The visualization of so many empty chairs, each representing a soldier who died in the conflict was really hard hitting. The rest of the day consisted of coffee shop pit-stops and weaving in and out of various shops, my favourite being a little homemade gift and craft shop Liberty Bell (so cute!). We ended the day at Cabbage Hall for some Italian tapas, lovely!