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Corbridge Roman Town

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Address: Corbridge Roman Site Corchester Lane, Corbridge NE45 5NT, England
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+44 1434 632349
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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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Great site & museum

When we arrived there was only 1 other couple on the site so it was very peaceful. The site shows such an insight into Roman life nearly 2000 years ago. The ruined buildings... read more

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East Yorkshire, UK

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East Yorkshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we arrived there was only 1 other couple on the site so it was very peaceful. The site shows such an insight into Roman life nearly 2000 years ago. The ruined buildings demonstrate what skilled tradesmen & builders the Romans were. The museum inside the visitors centre houses some great finds from the site & a bit more history... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like looking and or understanding these Romania ruins they are easy to find and only a short walk f4om the town worth a visit.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see some stunning scenery and visit a town that is full of history . The Corbridge bridge offers superb views and is a must see on a visit to the town I would recommend the black bull pub as a great place to eat and sample some local beers

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Southwell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As English Heritage members we always visit Corstopitum whenever we are in the area and it never fail so interest. Any time of the year is ideal although there are fewer visitors in the winter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for kids, make a day of it to get your monies worth, good visitor attraction. If some of your party are not so much into Romans then Corbridge is only a short distance away and there is so much to do there as well.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my time here, the museum was very informative, the ruins are incredibly well preserved and the audio that goes with each section really allowed me to imagine what everything would have looked like and been used for. A great insight into Roman life here. Fully recommend

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cobrbridge isn't a frontier fort, but rather a fortified town behind the "front lines" of Hadrian's Wall. It is very nicely preserved and restored. The small museum was interesting, and the different buildings' remains were well explained. Buying the English Heritage Pass here was a smart move because it allowed us to visit all the other forts and many other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit. The museum was informative and the ruins are well preserved. Head into the village for lunch afterward for a perfect family day out.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We had relatively little time for the visit, but once were were inside the site we were entranced. The Roman walls, buildings and roads were sufficiently preserved to be enabled to envisage them as they once were. The on-site illustrations considerably aided our understanding of the site. The museum had some really fascinating pieces. Corbridge is a site not to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed in this village for a family reunion for 3 years running and it's perfect. Everything you need in walking distance, bank, shops, pubs and restaurants and very good public transport - what more do you need!

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