Private Chester Self-Guided Tour

Private Chester Self-Guided Tour

Forget about crowds, schedules or lines! With Pandemic Tours self-guided experiences your smartphone is your new private guide. This tour is designed for you to do at your leisure, so you are free to get inside any attraction you fancy on the way.

This 2-hour tour self-guided and covid-free experience will show you all the top attractions in the incredible city of Chester. You will learn everything about this incredible ancient roman city while walking through must-see locations such as the impressive Chester Cathedral, the beautiful Eastgate Clock, the Roman Gardens, the Roman Amphitheatre and more. Tag along to explore the historic Chester streets that defined Roman life almost two thousand years ago like no other city in the UK.

Plus, we will give you a unique list of insider recommendations so you get the most of your visit.
* Duration: 2 to 3 hours
* Starts: Cheshire West and Chester, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Forget about crowds, schedules or lines! With Pandemic Tours self-guided experiences your smartphone is your new private guide. This tour is designed for you to do at your leisure, so you are free to get inside any attraction you fancy on the way.

This 2-hour tour self-guided and covid-free experience will show you all the top attractions in the incredible city of Chester. You will learn everything about this incredible ancient roman city while walking through must-see locations such as the impressive Chester Cathedral, the beautiful Eastgate Clock, the Roman Gardens, the Roman Amphitheatre and more. Tag along to explore the historic Chester streets that defined Roman life almost two thousand years ago like no other city in the UK.

Plus, we will give you a unique list of insider recommendations so you get the most of your visit.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Chester Cathedral, 9 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU England

The tour starts with a general perspective of the city, and at this particular stop, you will learn everything there is to know about the mother church of the Diocese of Chester, which is the colossal Cathedral of Chester.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Chester Cathedral Gardens, Abbey Square, Chester England

In this stop, you will get insights about the ancient Roman History of Chester, you will understand the important role that the city played during the Roman conquest of Britain and learn about Roman Heritage in general.

Stop At: Eastgate & Eastgate Clock, 41 – 45 Eastgate St, Grosvenor Precinct, Chester CH1 1LE England

We will walk you through and around the emblem of Chester: The Eastgate Gate and its Clock. You will learn why this beautiful clock stands atop an ancient Roman Gate and why it became an emblem of the city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chester City Walls, Chester CH1 2JH England

We will walk you through the City Wall of Chester, from East to North Gate, while we tell you the stories behind this wall and all its stories related: From why it was created until the reason behind why it still preserved.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Chester High Cross, 46 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA England

In this stop, you will get the perspective of what happened in this city during the civil war, why is this cross in this specific place and what was the importance of this High Cross in the past.

Stop At: Chester Castle, Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DN England

You will also walk through the building that once was Chester Castle, which had been founded by William the Conqueror in 1070. Today, the only remaining of the Norman castle is the Agricola Tower. We will give you an understanding of the past of this place, as well as the tools to visualize how life should have been almost 1000 years ago in this same place.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Minerva, 1 Greenway Street, Chester England

We will walk with you to Minerva’s Shrine which stands at Edgar’s Field Park. It is a shrine to the Roman goddess Minerva and it is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building. We will tell you all the information known about this early 2nd-century sandstone quarry and what it meant to the common folk of the time.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chester Roman Gardens, Pepper Street, Chester CH1 1QQ England

As one of the most important Roman Forts of its time, Chester, or Deva Victrix as it was formerly known, there were many ancient buildings and ruins spread around the city that date from ancient times. The Roman Gardens is the place where some of the buildings were reconstructed for being displayed to the public. All of which will be explained in detail as well as the reason behind why this controversial place was chosen for the creation of this garden.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chester Roman Amphitheatre, English Heritage Roman Amphitheatre, Chester CH1 2BN England

The ruins currently exposed are the northern half of the structure of a large stone Roman Amphitheatre, similar to those found in Continental Europe, and it’s the largest so far uncovered in Britain so far. The structure dates back to the 1st century when the Roman fort of Deva Victrix was founded, join us to learn everything you need to know about these amazing ruins.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Grosvenor Park Lodge Grosvenor Park Road Grosvenor Park Lodge, Chester CH1 1QQ England

The tour ends in the beautiful Grosvenor Park, which is a Grade II registered, Green Flag Award-winning public park located just outside the city of Chester’s historic walls overlooking the River Dee.

The idea is to walk you through one of the finest examples of Victorian parks in the UK and give you the best recommendations of what to do and where to eat around the city.

Duration: 20 minutes