Superlative Walks

Urban trails, each with something very special


Deva Victrix, or simply Deva, was a legionary fortress and town in the Roman province of Britannia. The settlement evolved into Chester.  This walks starts and finished at Chester Railway Station. There is an NCP car park at the station and numerous others within the City Centre. The walk visits many historic buildings, several parks, the picturesque riverside and most of the intact City Walls. The walk is mostly flat, with a few gentle gradients and steps up to and down from the City Walls and various bridges. The walk is almost entirely on well made paths and roads.

Key Facts

Location: Chester
Parking : Many options including NCP at station
Distance: 5.3 miles
Time : 2.5 hours (excluding stops)
Ascent/Descent: 305 feet
Map: OS Explorer 266

The Map

We have used the excellent Plotaroute to lay out and display our walks. With this map you can print, zoom and carry out other functions using the menu at the top right of the box. Alternatively you can click on the link below the map to visit the walk on the plotaroute site.

For your convenience we offer the directions in two different formats


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