The Chester Roman Gardens are a small garden and park complex close to Chester Roman Amphitheatre which contains a number of Roman finds and artefacts gathered from various sites in Roman Chester.
Originally built in the early 1950s, the gardens were re-designed in 2001 and now provide a scenic spot to browse the Roman ruins and generally relax.
The Chester Roman Gardens contain a range of remains from local Roman sites, including columns from the Roman gymnasium and carved fascias from the Deva Victrix Roman fortress.
Also contained in the Chester Roman Gardens is a hypocaust - the underground heating system used by the ancient Romans. A number of signs dotted around the gardens give useful explanations to visitors.
The Chester Roman Gardens are in the centre of Chester along Pepper Street (A5268). The gardens are approximately 1.5km from Chester Railway Station.
Chester Roman Gardens are free to enter and visit at all reasonable times.
Pepper Street / Little St John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1QQ
+44 (0) 1244 402260
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