A Chester Lightning Tour
This is a whistle-stop trip round the history of Chester. It starts at the High Cross and is best done during the day, when things are open. It is not suitable for wheelchair users.
- up Northgate Street, through the Abbey Gate, down Abbey Street and onto the City Walls; - along the City Walls to the Phoenix Tower, then on to Northgate; - down to the Watertower, and along to Watergate and the Roodee; - round to the Bridgegate over to the Minerva Shrine. then back to the Bridgegate - back round to the Newgate, over to the Amphitheatre and St Johns, down to Grosvenor Park, the Hermitage and the Suspension Bridge - back up through the Roman Gardens to the Nine Houses, then up to the Eastgate - Up Eastgate Street - into St Peters to see the wall painting then off down watergate street to stanley palace - back along Nicholas Street, past Harrison's house to the roundabout (Tom Goulds grave) - then the Grosvenor museum, down St Marys Hill and Bridgegate