Chester is one of the UK’s most popular city destinations with cobbled streets, hidden cellars and quirky lanes to discover.
What is included in your day trip to Chester from Manchester:
Meet and Greet Service at Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station
Meet our representative and receive your tickets and travel pack containing a detailed itinerary, maps and travel tips.
Return Train from Manchester to Chester
Enjoy a relaxing train journey through the Cheshire countryside (journey time approx 1 hour)
Catch the hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus from Chester railway station to the river.
Join Chesterboat at the Groves for your 30 minute cruise on the River Dee. After your cruise, rejoin the sightseeing bus and head to the town centre. Why not visit the beautiful cathedral founded as a Benedictine monastery more than 800 years ago? Entry is free and they have a lovely refectory where you can get lunch.
90 minute walking tour
Meet your blue badge guide at the Visitor Information Centre at 1.50pm. You will discover the history and local legends on your tour, including the famous Roman walls and the medieval “Rows” which are 700-year-old, two-tiered covered shopping galleries, offering an extensive choice of independent shops. You will also see the Eastgate Clock and the beautiful riverside Groves.
TIMINGS AND DEPARTURES
Monday to Saturday
Meet and Greet at 8.20am / Train departs at 8.50am
Meet and Greet at 8.50am / Train departs at 9.23am
Please note that all day trips by train are self-guided/ unescorted.