If you would prefer a private tour for your group, here’s what to do:

Step One – Choose a tour

Step Two – Choose a language

Step Three – Choose a date and start time

Step Four – Choose a meeting point

Step Five – Email us: chesterwalkingtours@gmail.com to make your booking


  • The Chester Tour – the perfect introduction to the city with a bit of everything
  • Chester Walls Walk – see the city inside and out from the perspective of the most complete circuit of city walls in the country
  • The Rows Revealed – explore the secrets of our unique medieval shopping galleries
  • Secret Chester – your Guide will have the keys to unlock towers and hidden curiosities rarely open to the public
  • Ghost Walk – explore the dark side of the city with your costumed Guide
  • Fortress Deva – focus on the legacy of the great Roman Empire in Chester
  • Taste of Chester – discover the culinary preferences of Cestrians through the ages, and maybe sample one or two treats along the way
  • Victorian Chester – concentrate on the period that shaped the city we see today
  • Chester Waterways Walk – discover the Port of Chester through the ages and the river’s vital role in the city’s history
  • Gardens & Green Spaces – seek out the “lungs of the city” and enjoy some fresh air along the way
  • Pubs, Past & Present – there are no longer 365 pubs in the city (one for every day of the year), but there is still plenty of interest to explore
  • Civil War – discover the impact of the Civil War on the city, where Charles I nearly lost his life in 1645
  • Chester in 1914 – Chester life in the months leading up to August 1914 and the outbreak of World War I
  • The Christmas Tour – Find out where those customs originate and how Chester has celebrated Christmas through the centuries
  • Chester in Black & White – explore our famous black & white buildings, some original, some Victorian restoration and some new
  • Monks, Middens & Mystery – hear about Chester at the time the original medieval Mystery Plays were written


We can also accommodate any other requests to suit your particular interest:

Architecture, History of Retail, Sport through the Ages, Industrial Heritage, Railways, Literature in Chester, Music in Chester and many more

We can take up to 25 people per Guide per tour (15 for Secret Chester, The Rows Revealed, Taste of Chester). If you have more people, we’ll provide more Guides.


English                        French             German                       Spanish

Dutch                          Japanese          Shanghainese            Chinese Mandarin



Tours up to 2 hours in English – £105; in another language + £15

Ghost tours – £120 (£135 if start after 8pm). Also available in French and German (+£15)

All group booking prices are plus 20% VAT