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Made it all around the walls on this visit to Chester (weather was kind). Nice, pleasant... read more

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lee michael d
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Great Wall of Chester

Lovely day for a stroll around the great Roman City of Chester. Lots of information boards all the... read more

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All reviews great walk the river interesting walk complete circuit race course information boards takes about an hour points of interest few steps wall walk clock tower walled city roman gardens eastgate clock lovely city sunny day couple of hours
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Reviewed today

Made it all around the walls on this visit to Chester (weather was kind). Nice, pleasant, interesting walk, with views from above. Certain sections are currently under renovation, so it's a bit up & downy (steps) in places. Tight squeezes occasionally. Watch out for the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lee michael d
Reviewed today

Lovely day for a stroll around the great Roman City of Chester. Lots of information boards all the way around to keep you up to date with the history of the city. Well worth a couple of hours for the experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GAR4898
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice and easy walk route around the city and explore it. You will get nice view and atmosphere from the design.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AhmedElDars
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No visit to Chester would be complete without a walk round the city wall. It provides great views and provides sufficient historical information to put it all in perspective. It’s only 2 miles and its comparatively easy walking

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 791ChrisA
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great way to get a feel of Chester in Roman times. The guide we had was brilliant and explained many things to us. Also a good view of the amphitheatre and river from the wall.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denise S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The day we walked round it was very cold and windy but didn't deter us. Did the whole circuit in about an hour or so. Interesting way to see Chester.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JamieA1959
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked the walls with my friend. Was so lovely and a really nice walk, it’s a nice length with an exit near the River Dee which is a lovely place to visit also. Really enjoyed the walk and would definitely walk it again in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amandawY2980WZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walking round the walls is an excellent way to get a feel of what Roman Chester used to be like. There are signs to read at various places en route which tell you certain facts about that specific point. You can just imagine the Roman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I did my first walk along the walls a few years ago and recommend to anyone visiting Chester, especially for your first time as it takes you around the many lovely sites that Chester has to offer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alinthia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walls are extensive and easy to walk with beautiful views of the city from various key points. Definitely worth doing if in Chester.

Date of experience: March 2019
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diane d
14 August 2017|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Just over two miles in total.
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alisonNorthWales
29 July 2017|
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Response from twinservices | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in replying. The wall is free and open at all times. No guided tour but plaques explaining local sights and information at various points along the wall. The castle keep is free to to look around.
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NikiT199
13 May 2017|
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Response from pldolman1 | Reviewed this property |
Loads of car parks in the centre, Grosvenor Hotel car park entrance - 1 mins to walls. Law Courts / river area car parks - 1 mins to wall. Race course / Market area car parks (lots of them) - 1 mins to walks - hope this helps
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