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Stagecoach heralds the return of its popular Chester City Sightseeing bus

29 Mar 2016

City Sightseeing‚ÄčStagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire called on a pro to announce the return of its award-winning Chester City Sightseeing buses for the summer season.

Town crier, David Mitchell, jumped aboard to herald the return of the popular hop-on-hop-off open top tour bus, which takes passengers to Chester’s tourism hotspots including the Roman Amphitheatre, River Dee and Anglican Cathedral.

The popular attraction launched for the season on Saturday 19th March and will run until Sunday 30th October. 24 or 48 hour tickets enable visitors to explore the city’s rich archaeological and architectural treasures at their leisure

Elisabeth Tasker, Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire, said: “We’re delighted to be launching the Chester City Sightseeing bus for the season. This is a perennially popular tourist attraction, and allows people to experience all the sights and sounds of this fantastic, historic city cheaply and easily.

“Our town crier has done a brilliant job of raising awareness and letting people know that the bus is here and ready to go for the Spring and Summer season. We look forward to a busy season, delivering a wonderful experience for city visitors and residents looking to explore all the great attractions that Chester has to offer.”

Included in the many attractions Chester has to offer, visitors can wander along the River Dee and catch a river cruise with a combined bus and boat  ticket, take a tour and absorb the atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, discover the site of the ancient Roman Amphitheatre, stroll through Grosvenor Park or book a show in the open-air theatre.

This year, the route will include14 stops. Tours start at 10am and leave at least every thirty minutes until 4pm. To find out more, download the Chester City Sightseeing timetable and map.

The 24-hour bus ticket costs £10 for one adult or £20 for a family ticket*. The 48-hour ticket costs £13 for one adult and £26 for a family ticket*.

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* Family tickets are for two adults and up to three children.