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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 (plus an additional tour at 2pm from Easter to end October). Tours...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Town Hall Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, England
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+44 845 647 7868
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our extremely knowledgeable guide Yvonne took us on an intriguing journey through time in the hour and a half we spent with her. The sights of Chester from Roman to modern times were revealed with little nuggets of fascinating information along the way. Although there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed the tour and yes, we can tailor the route and content to suit the group on the day - including a happily gurgling infant in a pushchair!

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

I live in Cheshire & this was my first trip to Chester. I’ve done a lot of walking tours abroad but this was my first one in England. It was brilliant, our guide Tom Jones was excellent, very knowledgable & entertaining & gave us great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

We’re so pleased you joined our daily tour and delighted that the experience lived up to standards in other countries. There’s so much to learn in our wonderful city and as we always say “Tours are not just for Tourists”!

Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Loved our tour today with Liz. Good pace, friendly and interesting guide. Liz showed us many places we would never have found on our own. Thoroughly recommend this tour

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Thank you for joining the tour on such a wintry day - it was a pleasure meeting you all.

Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent and informarive guide, Ann. Pleasant experience of Chester and its history/ heritage? An intiguing insight into what to revisit later and in more detail!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and we hope you enjoyed exploring the rest of our beautiful city.

Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

This tour, which starts at the Tourist Office and didn’t require any advance booking (at least not today) was a great value for the money (£8). We covered just enough of the town to get an orientation and a taste of the history. Pat, our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for a lovely review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your tour with Pat.

Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Yvonne was a fantastic tour guide! Very knowledgable and passionate about Chesters history and the buildings. Friendly and very inclusive with the group. Interesting to go into different pubs/shops to see the interior architecture. Even her knowledge on birds was impressive! Would recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re delighted you enjoyed your tour with Yvonne.

Reviewed 1 January 2019

What an excellent Chester Tour we had this morning. Liz was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of this beautiful city and her warm and friendly manner was so welcoming. We saw everywhere with fresh eyes as we walked through the streets and along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we’re so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Liz.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

We can personally highly recommend this tour of historic Chester. We had every intention of mooching around Chester on our own and came across this excellent walking tour pretty much by accident, and boy are we glad we did. Pat our guide was really interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re so pleased you found your way on to our tour - it’s a great start to any visit to Chester.

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We did the tour with Allan. He is really passionated about Chester and its history, so he makes a big effort to tell you everything about the city. We expected the tour to last for 90 minutes, but Allan was so dedicated that it takes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed Alan’s enthusiasm for our wonderful city.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I can personally highly recommend this tour of historic Chester, I learnt so much and was literally wowed by the information shared by our very experienced guide. My guide was Ann Coward and I booked on a small group private tour of key historic buildings...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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