Worth a walk around the walls if you visit. Parking best at the market as its in the centre. Lovely city
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It is a 2 mile walk to go round the walls but at the moment there are works in some of the areas which means a slight diversion off the walls. Good experience.
The walls of Chester generally follow the defensive wall around the Roman Fortress of Victrix Deva. During the Middle Ages they were extended to incorporate Chester Castle. They also provide a most delightful historic walk the equal of Italy's Lucca or Germany's Nordlingen. Depending on...More
We did the walk right around once which took about an hour with plenty of stops to take in the various views. A good way to see the oldest part of Chester
Walked right round the walls. A great way to see the racecourse, the river etc. You can get on and off the walls at several places and we found some lovely little private shops that we hadn't visited before
The information plaques are ideal - you don't need an tourist guide. Lots of staircases to access the walls so you can easily start and stop to see other things en route. The whole city centre is easily accessible can see everything in two days.