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The Chester Tour

Town Hall Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, England
+44 845 647 7868
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Brilliant walking tour with Yvonne

My mum, sister & I only had 4 hours in Chester, as part of a 2 day coach trip, so a walking tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dolores H
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Leicester, United Kingdom
We learned about the Rows

In Chester for a conference with NWR (Google it!) we spent a glorious sunny afternoon with our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lesley I
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Milton Keynes
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All tours are led by fully qualified Blue and Green Badge Guides. A guided tour of Chester is the best way of seeing the city and there is a tour at 10.30am every day of the year (and again at 2pm from Easter to end October). Tours generally last for approx 1.5 hrs so even if you are only in Chester for a few hours, make the most of your time here and let one of our experienced guides show you all the highlights of this beautiful city. A variety of sightseeing tours (by foot and by coach) and themed walks is also available all year round for both groups and individual visitors and at a time to suit you. Guides need to be booked in advance for these.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Town Hall Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mum, sister & I only had 4 hours in Chester, as part of a 2 day coach trip, so a walking tour seemed the best use of the time. The trip was an 80th birthday present from my sister & I for our mum....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Chester for a conference with NWR (Google it!) we spent a glorious sunny afternoon with our superb guide, Liz, who took us on a walking history tour of the Chester Rows. Her presentation and enthusiasm was excellent, showing a great knowledge of Chester's history,...More

Thank Lesley I
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We brought our dog Koda for the walking tour. The 90 mins tour group meet outside the tourist info centre. Corine was a great knowledgeable guide who kept an informative story telling narrative to keep our attention in a very busy shopping and tourist hotspot....More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

With 2 days to ‘do’ Chester we (a group of 4 friends - all seasoned travellers) decided to start with a guided walking tour. Guide was Peter who was relaxed & obviously experienced in working with a group of 20 from the UK, Australia &...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

A guided walking tour in a historically dense city like Chester with a knowledgable guide like Pat Jones makes your understanding and appreciation of what you see so much more complete. You will learn and see things it would be difficult, if not impossible to...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great informative tour. Our guides name was Peter and he went out of his way to make the tour interesting. Highly recommend and great value for money at £7.00 per person.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Went on the 2pm tour on the 20/5/18. The guide was very informative and deliberately showed us some places that were not on the usual tourist map. Despite the usual distractions in a city centre she kept us interested even down to taking us into...More

1  Thank Judith R
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We turned up for a tour at 2pm on 14/5/2018 as did several others. However the guide never turned upMore

2  Thank Gill R
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Guild o, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

We’re so sorry you had this unfortunate experience and can understand how frustrated and disappointed you must feel. We pride ourselves on our excellent standards but on this occasion human error resulted in the allocated Guide not turning up - please be reassured we have...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Have visited Chester a few times, but never had a guided tour. My partner, my son and I took a 90 minute tour with Mary-Anne Cameron around Chester, Mary-Anne is a fantastic tour guide; extremely knowledgeable, witty and informative, she was brilliant with our son...More

3  Thank Christopher R
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Guild o, Chair of the Guild at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

We’re so pleased you enjoyed your tour. We pride ourselves on reaching parts other tours might not and we try to tailor our tours to the group on the day so everyone feels welcome.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We joined the 14 00 tour which lasted for about 90 minutes, just right. Our guide Liz was excellent, a good coverage of history without lots of dates, but interesting stories,asking the group questions, without causing embarrassment, Giving the feeling of being involved, even took...More

1  Thank John D
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Val C
21 July 2018|
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Response from gorby123 | Reviewed this property |
I just turned up at the tourist information around fifteen minutes before the advertised time. The guide was already there and sold me the ticket. Check the website for times
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Dawn S
13 November 2016|
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Response from pike133 | Reviewed this property |
Am not sure, i booked on the website
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