Guided tours

Free tours of the Chester Farm grounds with our volunteer guides to learn about the site and its hidden history.

Tours

Guided tours as part of the Nene Valley Festival start at the Claudius Way visitors' car park, NN8 2DH.

Duration

Between one and one and a half hours

What to wear

Paths are uneven so please wear sturdy shoes and please dress for the weather as the whole tour takes place outside.

Group tours

Group tours are available by request so please contact us at chesterfarm@northamptonshire.gov.uk to book. Coach parking is available next to our visitor car park.

Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 2 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

Remember what our #Archaeological Resource Centre looked like in the summer? Now we are fixing the external cedar cladding. The building is intended t...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 3 days ago

R Neil Marshman on Twitter

Thanks Neil, we do hope you will visit. We need the spring weather to start early next year to maintain progress!. https://t.co/89z4NxHZ5c

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 3 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

One of the barns has become a little temporary workshop where the window frames are being painted. Not so long ago, new windows seemed a distant dream...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 4 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

The internal scaffolding has just been removed and we remember why we love the inside of this 17th C threshing barn so much! #heritage #listed buildin...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 5 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

A view across a very snowy white site and another looking towards the main house. Both photos were taken earlier today. #landscapes #heritage #constru...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 5 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

Prints in the #snow this morning @ChesterFarmNcc. Which animals have been exploring our wintry site? #wildlife #winterwalks https://t.co/QuY1xfrR0O

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