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The Chester Tour
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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 (and again at 2pm from Easter to end October). Tours generally last...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Town Hall Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, England
+44 845 647 7868
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Thank Nadine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank isabelrd87
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
1  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is the only time ever that I have given a bad review, mine are usually 5 *. We went to the Tourist Info Centre at the Town Hall on Monday 15th Oct, and was told the walk was free. When we got back at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John H
Guildo1, The Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

All our Guides are professionally qualified Blue and Green Badge Guides with many years experience so we are very concerned and sorry to hear you were disappointed with this tour. Guides are self-employed and responsible for updating their own knowledge and techniques. Everyone can, of...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

My Sister and i decided to try the walking tour, it cost £7.00 each which was very reasonable, tours were at 10.30 and 2.00 pm. We were welcomed by our guide Alan, what a lovely chap, he was 82 and said he had been doing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I booked a private walking tour for a group of friends visiting Chester. Liz was our guide and we had a brilliant time. Even though I live in Chester, I couldn’t believe how much I learnt and facts I was reminded of. It was well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

June provided a very engaging tour on August Bank Holiday Sunday and did not let the intermittent rain dampen our spirits at all. Many thanks. A couple of hours extremely well spent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NicolaCV31
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Took the 10.30am tour yesterday and had a fantastic morning learning more about my beautiful home town. Ann created a friendly, relaxed group atmosphere as she led us around the city. She clearly has a passion for the history of Chester and was knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KarenE2221
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

With liz on the 10.30am tour with my wife today, fantastic views and a fantastic history....we learned a lot today We have been to Chester before and walked around without a guide, we missed everything! Get a guide, so much better!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CliveandJ0
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Liz took us on a wonderful ‘secret’ tour of Chester. She was engaging the whole time and the tour was well paced and perfectly timed. Liz was very friendly and clearly had a passion for Chester’s history. Lots of interesting information and sites, DEFINITELY worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan D
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Val C
21 July 2018|
Response from gorby123 | Reviewed this property |
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
Dawn S
14 November 2016|
Response from pike133 | Reviewed this property |
Am not sure, i booked on the website