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Corbridge Roman Town

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Address: Corchester Lane, Corbridge NE45 5NT, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 632349
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Description: Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses...
Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was a supply base and bustling town where the Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions. Today, you can still walk through the town's streets and experience a true time-capsule of Roman life. You can see a valuable hoard of objects found during excavations, including Roman armour and trinkets, which provide a fascinating insight into the life of a soldier.
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A great insight into roman history

We must appreciate what this roman site has to offer. A great look at roman history and times. We are very lucky to have this on our doorsteps

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We must appreciate what this roman site has to offer. A great look at roman history and times. We are very lucky to have this on our doorsteps

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

perfect base for travelling to the roman wall, and the tyne valley there are many pubs and eating places for you to try. give it a whirl, you won't be disappointed

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a first class tourist attraction. There is plenty to see both in the museum and outside walking round the remains of the Roman town.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Park in free car park (beside the bridge) and enjoy a stroll through the beautiful town of Corbridge. At first I thought I would be "all-Roman'd-out" from visiting so many interesting places in the area but I was not disappointed. Very friendly staff greet you at entrance, strongly recommend the guide book (reasonably priced). Corbridge, compared to Vindolanda or Houseteads,... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a great place to visit and loads to see and find out about history of Roman times, you can walk for miles so be prepared but it is well worth a visit and can take up a whole day of your holiday for a very reasonable price.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Corbridge is the site of a succession of Roman forts, and a later Roman town, the remains of which can be seen today. Inside the museum there are plenty of finds and artefacts and boards detailing the history of the site. In many of the cases, a stuffed lion toy presents the collection in a way children can understand, in... More 

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Roman town stands in the fields a few hundred metres north of Corbridge, just south of the Newcastle-Carlisle road. Some of the walls are up to 1.5 m high and a considerable number of buildings has now been exposed. It's impossible to describe, in a brief review, but it is fascinating and very well worth the effort of visiting.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A quaint town Choice of cafes and a lovely bakery. Not much else but competing gift shops and expensive vintage/antique shops.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Corbridge is an interesting old Roman town. We visited Hadrians wall first. It is largely covered with brambles and small growth as it runs beside the road but on the path you can see it better. A lot of the stones are covered with moss. Having done that we headed back to town to see the old Roman ruins. There... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

it is a small town with several quaint independent shops mainly along 1 street.the river tyne is very closeby so you could spend a few pleasant hours here.

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