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Walls of Chester

Chester CH1 1RE, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Chester CH1 1RE, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a long walk, (particularly as I have a broken toe) but worth every minute. Not for the faint hearted and not great for disabled.

Thank J9325XYmichaelb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent walk around the old walls good for sight seeing enjoyable and free. Would recommend to anyone visiting.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loverly part of old city very enjoyable walks and the river dee lots of olde worlde shops good pubs and bars

Thank nickpike2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having limited mobility I decided to walk the walls anti clockwise from river to Eastgate Clock while my wife whose mobility isnt limited decide to go clockwie to meet me but she found the walls not continuous sections missing and had to cross very busy...More

Thank normanfarmer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great history and lovely walk, quite well signposted at bits of interest. Bought a map of the walls but it didn't give anymore info than was on the boards. A couple of bits shut for restoration and felt the signposting of these in the evening...More

Thank Jennybeans82
Reviewed 6 days ago

The wall around Chester makes for a very nice way to see different parts of the city. There are places to get off the wall along the way. In fact, currently there are places under reconstruction that require that you get off for a bit....More

1  Thank Shane L
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a nice short do it yourself tour around Chester, with some interesting information provided along the way. Nice vistas of the city and surroundings.

Thank Stefanaroundtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walls are not very noticeable until you get up onto them then you realise that they are fully complete and circle the City. They are between buildings in back gardens and form parts of boundaries. You can even see the repairs done after the...More

1  Thank Colin6117
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent Sunday afternoon walking around Chester's city walls. For the most part we were walking above the streets which provided a unique view of the city not available from ground level. Of particular interest were the Roman Garden and Roman amphitheatre. Some parts of...More

Thank tessacate88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant gentle walk around the city walls. You get some great views of the Dee and of Wales. Also there are information points all the way round giving you the history of the walls and the town. Care needs to be taken if wet...More

Thank Anthony L
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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.
30 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.
Niki T
14 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