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Chester City Walls

Offical Visitor Information Centre, Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HJ

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Chester.
  • The venue is not in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chester Station.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Comments View
    • There are various parking sites around the walls, Chester city Council has two parking areas dedicated to Blue Badge holders in Frodsham Street and Hamilton Place (four hour maximum stay) in addition Blue Badge holders may park free of charge for up to four hours on any City Council pay and display car park with the exception of Trinity Street.

Groves Walk - Albion Street

  • Comments View
    • Access to the walls via Albion Street is by a steep ramp 110cm wide.
    • There are also 12 deep steps at this point with a handrail on the left.
    • The steep ramp overcomes the steps.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the walls via Albion Street is by a steep ramp 110cm wide.
    • There are also 12 deep steps at this point with a handrail on the left.
    • The steep ramp overcomes the steps.

Groves Walk Lower Bridge Street

  • Access via Lower Bridge Street is via a moderate slope.

Roodee Racecourse Walk

  • Access is via a modest ramp off Castle Drive.

Wategate Walk City Walls Road

  • Access is off City Walls Road via a slight ramp.
  • This walk goes as far as St Martins Gate.

Cathedral Walk Frodham Streeet Car Park

  • Access is via a steep ramp or four deep steps with rails on both sides.
  • The ramp overcomes the steps.
  • There is also a door at this entrance, 115cm wide.
  • This entrance is closed at 21:00 each evening.

Walkways

  • There are easy, moderate and, at times, steep slopes along the walkways.
  • The photos show a selection of walkways.

Additional Info

  • A copy of the Explore The Walls booklet can be picked up at the Chester Visitor information Centre on Northgate Street.