We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Northgate Arena

Open Now: 06:30 - 22:30
Open today: 06:30 - 22:30
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good18%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
12 Feb 2018
“Outdated and needs a revamp”
19 Aug 2018
“Met all our needs”
Open Now
Hours Today: 06:30 - 22:30
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Victoria Road, Chester CH2 2AU, England
+44 1244 380444
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Chester
from US$21,50
More Info
from US$10,10
More Info
from US$10,80
More Info
Reviews (102)
Filter reviews
102 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 102 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today and somewhat sceptical after reading Facebook reviews, however we were very pleasantly surprised. Pool was busy but we didn’t have to wait for a family changing room, these are a massive bonus and don’t feature at our local pools, makes getting changed with...More

Thank DaleW115
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

They randomly close the swimming pool at this place so make sure you phone before you go. Its happened to us 4 times in the last 10 times we've been. Also the pool changing rooms are absolutely freezing cold. Unnecessary. How much does it cost...More

1  Thank neilbakes
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with my young one to try a new pool. The pool has not changed in 20 years since I used it as a child. Blast from the past. Which is not a good thing. Everything is dirty and mouldy. Needs a full overhaul....More

Thank NormalOpinion
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

As a member who uses the gym and sometimes the sauna, the gym is good but could use another squat rack as 1 isn't enough but overall it does my workout routine if it isn't busy. The changing rooms need a make over but also...More

5  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It is a great facility for the community. The staff are mainly friendly and professional . The Café needs attention re menu - the staff and décor. The classes are very professional with Louise for me being the Trainer that drives with passion. Lots of...More

Thank tufla
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for toddlers to have a swim , easy access , nice and clean, lady in the cafe a bit grumpy 🙈🙈 but other than that a lovely day

Thank myprince2014
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit after years of local hype eventually got to go but to my shock on first appearance its looks okay until you pay at reception and then go to get changed while my partner went to the female changing me and...More

Thank dh3259
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Northgate forever and I'm sorry to say it needs to go. It's very outdated and it's very dirty. Nothing has been done to improve it for many years and it looks like it did in the 80's it was probably cleaner...More

6  Thank lozberkhoff
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Like Bargain Hunt but real life.....our first time at an antique fayre but we could have spent a fortune. Really interesting place only £2 entry, parking onsite, loads of really interesting stuff from plates and pots, to old money, football memorabilia, toys and military gear,...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I've seen quite a few negative comments about Northgate Arena so wanted to bring the positives to light. For someone who loves exercise classes the value for money is amazing. There are 2 standout instructors - Gemma (Zumba) and CJ (Dance and Sculpt) and their...More

2  Thank Laura H
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 45 nearby hotels
Lloyds of Chester
377 reviews
.53 km away
The Mill Hotel
1 753 reviews
.54 km away
The Chester Grosvenor
3 036 reviews
.59 km away
The Commercial Bar & Hotel
403 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 603 nearby restaurants
784 reviews
.30 km away
320 reviews
.27 km away
488 reviews
.25 km away
167 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 201 nearby attractions
Chester Cathedral
4 527 reviews
.45 km away
Chester Visitor Information Centre
175 reviews
.48 km away
202 reviews
.38 km away
Chester Town Hall
24 reviews
.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Northgate Arena staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines