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Chester Visitor Information Centre, Chester Town Hall, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HJ

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  • Roman Tours of Chester, ideal for groups or families
  • Discover the Roman heritage of Chester with a Roman Tour
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Dedicated to illuminating the life of Roman soldiers and life in Roman Britain.

Award-winning Roman Tours offer a superb fact-filled entertaining story of 2,000-year-old Deva - Britain's biggest Roman fortress. Legionary guides take you behind the scenes at key sites to explore the drama of life in the Roman Army - all based on the latest research by military experts.

We are specialist providers of Roman history to schools and museums across the U.K. for more than 18 years. Presenting and illuminating the life of a Roman soldier in Britain, through informative, educational and interactive experiences for all ages.

We provide some of the only full-time professional Romans in Britain, throughout the year. Enduring the British climate in authentic clothing and equipment and constantly update our knowledge and equipment as archaeology uncovers new information. We regularly visit schools across the UK and bring education on Roman Britain to you. Should you visit Chester we also provide guided tours of the largest Roman fortress in the UK for all ages and groups. We can also provide Roman characters for corporate promotions or to add to your own event.

A fascinating journey in the footsteps of Leg XX.v.v (20th legion)

 Daily tours throughout the year 12 noon and 3pm

Tours start from Chester Visitor Information Centre, Next to the Town Hall, Chester.


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Guide Prices

Advanced Youth booking age 12 to 17 - £6.00
Advanced Adult Booking age 18 to 59 - £9.00
Advanced Child Booking 5 years to 11 years - £4.00
Advanced Family Booking - £20.00
Seniors (60+) - £7.00
Under 5's - £0.00

Opening Times

2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
Monday - Saturday12:00

* Public tours leave from the Information Centre at the Town Hall.
Roman Tours take private, group and corporate bookings. They are also available for meet and greet.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousMC Best Tourism Experience of the Year MC Best Tourism Experience of the Year 2011


Public Transport Directions

Only 20 minutes walk from Chester Railway Station



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    Recent Reviews:

    • marybD7296TY
      Trip Type:
      Fantastic Gauis
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 3rd October 2022
      Absolutely excellent. Just completed the tour with our centurion Guyus enjoyed every minute. Extremely knowledgeable nothing too much trouble. Would highly recommend this tour. Thanks Guyus 🏛 Read full review
    • jessicafG6609DL
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Romans were far more wise than us!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 23rd November 2022
      I went with Crassus ( Tom) and I really enjoyed it. Roman history isn’t my forte but I learnt a lot and appreciated the romans a lot more. Thanks Tom! Read full review
    • ljg25
      Leeds, UK
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      Great fun and wonderful experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 22nd December 2022
      It was a great 90 minute trip listening to an enthusiastic expert who was able to point out things we would have missed. He was absolutely brilliant with both our children and they absolutely loved... Read full review


    Provider Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Marketing Cheshire Member
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
    • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01978 761264 / 07885 403485

    Tel: 01978 761264 / 07885 403485

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