The Chester Millennium Festival Trail & Chester Trails
The Chester Millennium Festival Trail
Welcome to this easy-to-follow trail around Chester with markers set in the pavement along its route.
The trail can be downloaded here, or purchase a copy from the Visitor Information Centre in Town Hall Square, where the trail begins.
Living Memory: A Talking Tour of Chester
A tour with a difference; Cheshire Archives and Local Studies has produced this audio tour using voices from their collection. Take a stroll around the Victorian splendour of Grosvenor Park and along the banks of the River Dee, while immersed in Chester residents’ narrations of early 20th century life.
The interviews that will guide you through this scenic corner of Chester were recorded in the early 1980s by the Chester Archaeological Society.
Further details of this tour to take when in Chester or from your armchair and the two ways to access it are given in Cheshire Archives and Local Studies blog post.
Chester Heritage Festival Trail
The Visitor Information Centre has a series of self-guided trails, written and illustrated during lockdown, to give visitors and residents the opportunity to explore the city from several different aspects. They include the Chester Heritage Festival Trail, which can be downloaded here. The full series of trails are available from the Visitor Information Centre in Town Hall Square, at £1 each.
Blacon History Trails
Blacon History Group's guide, consists of four trails which cover the whole Blacon community. Each trail is colour coded on the trail map with historic sites numbered and supported by a brief text. Download the guide from the Blacon History Group website or collect a copy from Blacon Library.