Visit Chester and Cheshire is the tourist board responsible for tourism in Chester. It operates a tourist information centre in Chester city centre, a useful first port of call for visitors to the city.
Staff can offer visitors general tourist information and advice, and also help with hotel bookings. They also sell tickets for National Express coaches, shows, concerts, theatrical performances, bus tours, and more.
The centre also stocks a good range of maps, guides, and brochures, many of which are free. Brochures can also be downloaded from the official Chester and Cheshire website.
Various official guided walks also depart from here. Tours are themed and include Taste Chester, the Chester Walls Walk, Fortress Deva – A History of Roman Chester, the Chester Tour, and the Secret Chester Tour. Tickets and more information can be obtained from the centre. Tickets can also be purchased from the official Chester and Cheshire tourism website.
The Chester Tourist Information Centre is located in the Town Hall on Northgate, close to the entrance to McDonald’s and the Forum Shopping Centre.
The centre is open 7 days a week. Opening times are Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 5.30 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.