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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
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Town Hall Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent and informarive guide, Ann. Pleasant experience of Chester and its history/ heritage? An intiguing insight into what to revisit later and in more detail!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter R
Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we hope you enjoyed exploring the rest of our beautiful city.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour, which starts at the Tourist Office and didn’t require any advance booking (at least not today) was a great value for the money (£8). We covered just enough of the town to get an orientation and a taste of the history. Pat, our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kiah-N-68
Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a lovely review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your tour with Pat.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yvonne was a fantastic tour guide! Very knowledgable and passionate about Chesters history and the buildings. Friendly and very inclusive with the group. Interesting to go into different pubs/shops to see the interior architecture. Even her knowledge on birds was impressive! Would recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tara M
Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re delighted you enjoyed your tour with Yvonne.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an excellent Chester Tour we had this morning. Liz was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of this beautiful city and her warm and friendly manner was so welcoming. We saw everywhere with fresh eyes as we walked through the streets and along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we’re so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Liz.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

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
Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re so pleased you found your way on to our tour - it’s a great start to any visit to Chester.

Reviewed 23 November 2018 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
Guildo1, Guild of Chester Tour Guides at The Chester Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed Alan’s enthusiasm for our wonderful city.

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
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Reviewed 18 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
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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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Val C
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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
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Am not sure, i booked on the website
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