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All reviews great walk the river interesting walk complete circuit race course takes about an hour information boards few steps points of interest wall walk clock tower walled city roman gardens eastgate clock lovely city sunny day couple of hours
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

tranquil, beautiful & historic. Plenty to do & see.

Thank kaz71Lancashire
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Unfortunately there is a lot of repair work being carried out so couldn't walk around quite of lot of it

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank GailandMike
Reviewed 25 February 2012

An easy way to get a feel of the city. Probably good to get a guided tour, though I have not tried it.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank suze58
Reviewed 24 February 2012

It's a great place to take the kids - especially if it is high season as the "Centurion" are marching the walls in full kit. Brings the ancient feel of the place to life. If the Town Crier is ringing his bell its hilarious to...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The walls are currently undergoing restoration work and therefore the amount you can walk the walls are limited due to parts being blocked off. Still a fantastic view of the city in some parts.

Date of experience: February 2012
Reviewed 23 February 2012

This is one of my favourite towns and walking the walls give you a different perspective of the town and lets you get a feel of what it must have been like.

Thank chrisontour
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Had some time to kill, so decided on a walk around the walls. Picked up a map from a very helpful gentleman in the tourist information office right by the town hall and off we went. Good way to see the city for free, being...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank 24queenstreet
Reviewed 22 February 2012

If you have three quarters of an hour, to an hour, to spare and its not lashing with rain, go for a walk around the city's walls. We started at The Grosvenor Hotel steps and walked clockwise. There are stopping point with information plaques and...More

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Even though the walls do not date back in their entirety to Roman times they are well worth a visit. The entire walk is a nice afternoon's stroll and does give one a completely different view of the city. Some repairs are ongoing but this...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank wayfarer27
Reviewed 22 February 2012

the walls can be walked around in a good couple of hours and you get to see into and out of the City with good views across the river, across the race course and around the Cathedral. Exit points from the walls are available to...More

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diane d
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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