Whether you’re a seasoned visitor to Chelmsford or visiting for the very first time, here you will find all the essential information you’ll need to help you plan your visit. Take a trip back in history to discover more about Chelmsford and learn about some of the world-famous pioneers who have lived here.

In this section you will also find practical advice, such as information on how to get to Chelmsford, where to park and the best ways of travelling around the city - helping you to make the most of your time in Chelmsford. There are also a number of useful visitor downloads, including maps of the city and visitor guides. Why not take a historical tour of the city which is available by downloading our City Tour for mobile phones? This app also helps you to find local businesses and attractions and provides travel information.