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Roman Tours

| Tourist Information Centre next to the town hall, Chester CH1 2DD, England
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Great tour with tons of good historic information

This tour was great, the staff is very knowledgeable. The tour provided very good historic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
thetravelerpenguin
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Winchester, Virginia
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Friends, Romans, countrymen lend me your ear

On a wet Saturday we met Titus for a walk. We were a very small group of 4 and I think a larger... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny W
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Long Itchington, United Kingdom
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An award winning experience of Roman Chester with an authentic Roman soldier. Factual, fun and entertaining for all the family See the remains of the biggest Roman fort (Deva Victrix) and largest amphitheater in Britain Based on knowledge of the latest archaeology and excavations. Tours last 1.5 hours. May include exclusive access to remains in basements. A fascinating journey in the footsteps of Leg XX.v.v (20th legion) Tours Run Daily 12.00pm and 15.00hrs. From Chester Visitor Information Centre, next to the Townhall, Chester. We also provide: Group and corporate tours UK wide outreach for schools Re-enactments and events Talk and lectures Reconstructive archaeology Film and media presentations
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“knew his stuff” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Tourist Information Centre next to the town hall, Chester CH1 2DD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was great, the staff is very knowledgeable. The tour provided very good historic information and details.

1  Thank thetravelerpenguin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a wet Saturday we met Titus for a walk. We were a very small group of 4 and I think a larger group would have made for more atmosphere. Titus obviously knows his stuff and delivered it with humour. Sometimes he talked whilst we...More

2  Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and Titus was an excellent guide who made the history of Roman Chester come alive. Well worth the money.

1  Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had a couple of hours to spare and coincidentally realised that we were standing outside the tourist information office where this tour was about to start. You do stand on street corners for some time listening to some interesting detail of the nitty gritty...More

1  Thank BazSingapore
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Well. The knowledge and humur of Titus, perhaps (I don't want to upset the girfriend!). But seriously, the tour was excellent. I didn't plan for it, just saw it outside the Tourist Info centre and joined in. The level of detail and knowledge was superb...More

1  Thank Monika C
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a great tour this afternoon! Titus was our guide - we were the only people on our tour so we got a fantastic personal experience, loads of information and it was entertaining for our 6-yr old son throughout. Fascinating to see the basement...More

1  Thank Vicki_the_pie
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

How lucky was I ! An outstanding tour by someone who thoroughly knows his facts! As a lover of Roman history I'd learned more in an hour and a half then I could glean from any books in months. I could have soaked up hours...More

2  Thank LSJ1
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Titius was awesome in clarifying certain aspects of Roman history for me, as his academic background in Classical Antiquity was exemplary. Who knew Roman soldiers had to divorce their wives to commit to the Roman army? Not I. And who knew those hobnails on their...More

2  Thank Debbie J
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We booked this before we came to Chester and it cost £7 per person. Our guide was very good (chap with beard) - he was very good with the children in the tour. He came across as a genuine Roman. There were a couple of...More

3  Thank Simon G
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Decided to do this after reading what fun it was on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately our guide was not fun. He had a lack of personal communication skills and delivered a load of facts to us without expression. It was more like a very dry history...More

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Ocratius, Owner at Roman Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for posting a review can u confirm the date and time when u took this tour please. .You may be reviewing a different company as we had no public tour bookings on the 31st of January? So our tour didn’t run on that...More

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Hannah B
5 December 2017|
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Response from Ocratius | Property representative |
Tour pricese are Adult £7.00. Child £4.00. (under 5's free) Family 2 x 2 £18.00. hope that helps? we also offer bespoke tours.
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christopher l
21 February 2017|
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Response from Ocratius | Property representative |
We are sometimes able to get basement access to show still existing remains. Clean Dry and no more than entering a shop.
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200Gill
20 January 2017|
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Response from Ocratius | Property representative |
The Website Roman tour Ltd but just putting in Roman tour should bring us up. The tours start at 12pm and 3pm from the tourist information office by the town hall.
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