Visiting Chester Farm

Chester Farm is situated just off the eastbound A45 between Wellingborough and Rushden.

Opening hours

  • 1st April – 31st October
    Open every day 8.00am – 6.00pm
  • 1st November – 31st March
    Open every day 9.00am – 4.00pm
    Please note: the site is closed from 25th to 27th December and New Year's Day

By car

  • Free parking
  • The postcode to the visitor car park is NN8 2DH

Restrictions

  • No HGV’s or motor homes
  • No camping
  • Overnight parking is forbidden
  • Unauthorised use of metal detectors is prohibited

Entrance

 The entry route to the Chester Farm car park is shown below in yellow:

 

Walking at Chester Farm

See a map of the different walks available at Chester Farm:

Chester Farm walks
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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