Guided tours

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

 

We are currently planning future tours and will update this page when new dates are available.

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 8 hours ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

There is a lovely crop of pears growing in the #orchard. These varieties were possibly originally planted in the 1930s. #fruit #gardens https://t.co/6...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

Last thought on types of vehicle travelling our #Roman roads. Trying to build a picture in order to interpret site for visitors. #Travel https://t.co/...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

mary beard on Twitter

Thanks @wmarybeard Agree our #Roman small town probably ethnically diverse, with initial military presence & then its 'cursus publicus' role https://t...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 2 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

#Saturdaymorning Looking back at our summer excavation and what we achieved in just 12 days. #volunteers are amazing #archaeology #heritage https://t....

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 2 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

If not a cart drawn by an ox (our mistake, thank you @jennybridges20), what about this form of horse-drawn transport along our #Roman roads? https://t...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 3 days ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

A section of #Roman road. This is the top layer of #archaeology but there are probably several, over a long period of road use. #excavation https://t....

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