Glimpses of the past continue to reveal themselves along the road that once led to Chester’s port. Here you’ll find three of the city’s most treasured historic houses, see a Jacobean giant, and hear the tale of a secret visit to the city by Catherine of Aragon…
How to use this route
This route is available to listen to as you walk by using the player above or you can follow it using the written guide available below. On the map below you will see a trail made up of numbered points. From the starting point (Number 1), follow along the marked route, making sure to stop and view the points along the way. There are blue map pins indicating points of interest, you can tap or click on these to find out more. When you come to the end of the route, you will see a blue map pin – tap or click on this to reveal more information about the next leg of the tour, and click again to go to the next leg’s route.
Want to find out more?
To delve deeper into The Rows, browse the local history publications in the Visitor Information Centre and public reference library in Storyhouse, both on Northgate Street. Guided tours are available with the Guild of Chester Tour Guides (https://chestertours.org.uk) and Roman Tours (https://romantoursuk.com). For information about disabled access, see www.accessable.co.uk/cheshire-west-and-chester/access-guides/rows.