Chester City Walls
Chester City walls consist of a defensive structure built to protect the city of Chester in Cheshire. Their construction was started by the Romans when they established the fortress of Deva Victrix between 70 and 80 AD.
The walls are the oldest, longest and most complete in Britain and walking them can give you superb views of the city as you go along. Accessing the walls is via the four main gateways: Bridgegate, Watergate, Eastgate where the World famous Eastgate Clock is and Northgate.
The walls are open all year round and dog’s are welcome.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who build Chester city walls?
The walls were started by the Romans between 70 and 80 AD.
Can you walk around Chester city walls?
The walls can be walked around the whole 2 mile trail.
When were Chester city walls built?
The walls were started between 70 and 80 AD.
How long are Chester city walls?
The walls measure 2 miles or 3.2km in circumference.
Are dogs allowed on Chester city walls?
All dogs are allowed on the walls.
How old are Chester city walls?
Parts of the walls are almost 2000 years old. They are the oldest, longest and most complete in Britain.