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City Sightseeing Chester Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    What to Expect
    At any one of 15 conveniently located stops in Chester, climb aboard a distinctive double-decker bus and begin your sightseeing tour of Cheshire’s regional capital. Listen to informative commentary as you cruise past major attractions and gain insight into the city’s rich history and culture.

    Choose to remain on the bus for the entire 60-minute loop, or disembark whenever an attraction captures your attention. Admire the picturesque scenery of the River Dee and learn of the legends that surround ancient structures like Chester Castle and the Roman Amphitheater. Hop off to experience the award-winning Dewa Roman Experience or enrich your cultural knowledge at Cheshire Military Museum and Grosvenor Street Museum.

    See the Itinerary section for a full list of stops serviced.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
    Departure Time
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    Return Details
    You may disembark at any of the available stops.
    • 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass (depending on option selected at check-out)
    • Free headphones
    • On-board audio commentary
    • Information booklet including map, tour information and local offers
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Attraction entry fees
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The bus has heating onboard
    • This tour is seasonal and operates between 30th March 2018 - 4th November 2018
    • First tour: 9:45am, Last tour: 5:00pm
    • Full tour duration: 60 minutes
    • Tour frequency: Every 20-30 minutes
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Enjoyed this tour, it's a good idea to hop on if you're not familiar with Chester because you get a first hand introduction to the area's highlights. It's pretty reasonable price wise and doesn't take too long, about half an hour.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sallyg1970
    ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at City Sightseeing Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    I think they may have taken a wrong turn somewhere as we are in Edinburgh. Elaine

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Best way to get a general overview of any city and the tickets can be used again and again so if used wisely best value travel too

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Elisabeth B
    Reviewed August 10, 2019

    This City Sighting Seeing bus tour really is good value for money. Excellent commentary and runs very reguarly at 30 minute internvals. A great way to see Chester and learn about the history. Very usueful to be able to hop on and off at various...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank larryb380
    Reviewed July 29, 2019

    A great way of seeing the main areas of Chester. The tour and the informative narration from the tour guide, is informative and knowledgeable. Our tour was taken on a very wet day so we stayed downstairs on the bus. We still enjoyed the tour,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank barrie e
    Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

    This was fantastic! So much history and the guys giving the commentary were really good made it all very interesting and didn't waffle 😂 all staff really friendly and polite. Highly recommended this 😁

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank sammsunshine
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    Margaret M
    July 19, 2019|
    Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, most stops do that, but the river area is perhaps the most popular, as you can take the boat, bus or walls from here...
    Margaret M
    July 19, 2019|
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    Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
    Hi... As our USA friend has said, many stops are close to the wall. We started our walk from the river boat area, as the short river trip was included in the tour. The main wall walk is about a two mile trek and pleasant on... More
    May 15, 2019|
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    Response from AandBN | Reviewed this property |
    The guide explained the bus stops are shared with regular bus services, so if you want to stop anywhere ring the bell.
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