Chester Medieval Tours
This exciting and unique tour will focus on medieval Chester in the year of 1403. England is under the rule of King Henry IV but the rebellion of Henry ‘Hotspur’ Percy, along with his allies Owain Glyndwr and the Earl of Douglas, threatens his reign.
Our authentically dressed medieval soldiers will lead you around Chester highlighting significant events of the time and outlining the reasons leading to Hotspur rebelling against the King. You will also learn about what life was like for the soldiers living in the city, particularly the famous and skilled, Cheshire longbowmen the former bodyguards to the crown.
Sights you will visit/see with our medieval archer include; Chester walls, Chester’s famous medieval rows and we will point out some of remaining buildings of medieval Chester.
please note though this tour is more about story of the rebellion and not sight seeing and buildings.
at the end of the tour you will learn about the impact this rebellion had on Chester and Britain for modern day.
Public tours will start at 3pm Monday to Friday and at 1pm on Saturdays from the Chester Tourist Information Centre, you can purchase tickets from our website or at the information centre.