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Chester City Walls is a 1.8 mile loop trail located near Chester, Cheshire, England and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 1.8 mi Elevation gain 164 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Stroller friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Paved City walk Historic site
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Getting There

A circular stroll around the city walls of Chester in Cheshire. The Grade I listed walls are the best preserved city walls in Britain and encircle the site of the medieval city. A footpath runs along the top of the walls and they are complete except for one small section of about 100 metres. On route you'll have chance to see Chester's many attractions including the castle, cathedral and racecourse. The walk follows the paved path on top of the walls. There are no gates but several steps (although if you are willing to carry a pushchair up and down the steps, it is possible to negotiate the route with a pushchair). Approximate time 1 hour.

The walk starts from Eastgate which is on the corner of St John's Street and Foregate Street. There are many pay and display car parks nearby.

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John Angotti
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Hiking

Short walk along the city walls of Chester with good info at the gates re the history. A good deal of work is being carried out on the city walls and therefore a number of diversions in place. Nonetheless if you have 40mins to kill, well worth it.

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Karl Cleveley
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Walking

This is an update of the current situation of a walk around the walls. walls leading to Eastgate Bridge, Northgate Bridge and Southgate Bridge are both under construction at present (updated 5/6/20 - see images), hence my diversion. A lovely walk around the 2 mile circuit around part of the walls of Chester with lots to see and do. Please note: There are only small sections of the walls that do have ramps for people with disability.

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John Bateman
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Hiking
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Love this area for running I use it a lot can be busy at times but just a all round fun place to run lots of opportunities to do sprint runs and other stuff but love it

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Kristína Funková
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Hiking
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Nigel White
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Craig Peers
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Walking
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Brenda Spence
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Hugh von Arnim
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Angela Lennon
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Sam Sebastian
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