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Chester CH1 1RE, England
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All reviews great walk the river interesting walk complete circuit race course few steps takes about an hour points of interest information boards wall walk clock tower walled city roman gardens eastgate clock lovely city roman wall sunny day
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Reviewed yesterday

The walls are approximately 2 miles long, so wear comfortable clothing & shoes. The view are wonderful across the race course & river, the walk takes you around the city seeing different types of architecture & styles. There are a number of access points with...More

Thank Norma G
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyable walk around the city of Chester taking in a lot of the historical sites and beautiful views surrounding the city

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 days ago

we didn't see all the walls but thoroughly enjoyed the section from the cathedral to the river Dee, past the Eastgate tower and Clock.

Thank deardarth1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A pleasant free activity, almost all the way round is on the old walls, lovely views, and you can get on/off at lots of points

Thank mattyandco
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a beautiful walk around the city,which enabled us to see parts of the city which wrwouldn’t have visited like the race course & the castle.

Thank spabeautygirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

During our walk around The Walls of Chester we not only learned of the history of Chester, which we found fascinating, but stopped off for drinks then later for food in out of the way places. Had we not walked the walls would not have...More

Thank Stefania M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing much to say. It's a fantastic walk taking a look around chester I totally recommend you walk it. We stopped off at the falconry centre. The views are amazing.

Thank Antoniolego
Reviewed 5 days ago

Much has been said about this perimeter walk so decided to give it a go. Joined it at the entrance nearest to the Tesco car park (about 500 yds.) This is something you cannot see from a bus or a car. Generally well maintained foot...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoy walking along the walls stopping off at various venues along the way, such as the cathedral, little hidden pubs and down to the river Ďee.

Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic, free attraction this is. If you’ve never been to Chester before I would recommend starting your visit with a walk around the walls. The walk gives you the opportunity to see the sights of Chester including the cathedral, roman amphitheater, river, canal...More

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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.
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.
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