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Chesters Roman Fort

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So much bigger than we had expected

Spent a good hour or so looking around here. All very interesting and informative. Plenty to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Best Roman Cavalry Fort in Britain

If in the area this fort is definitely worth a visit. As well As the awesome museum on the site the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newport, United Kingdom
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Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
+44 1434 681379
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a good hour or so looking around here. All very interesting and informative. Plenty to see and lots of space to wander around without feeling too crowded.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in the area this fort is definitely worth a visit. As well As the awesome museum on the site the ruins are great also. The site is much larger than housesteads albeit a little less well preserved , but for anyone with a vague...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank r0mantraveler
Reviewed January 19, 2019

On the Wednesday of our stay at The George hotel in Chollerford we walked back across the river bridge and turned right down a well gritted footpath. After circa 20 minutes we could see the stones of the old Chester Fort river bridge. We could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChrisnLouise761
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Reasonably priced access to a beautiful well preserved Roman fort along Hadrian's Wall. Set in a very picturesque area the site hosts a small museum filled with historical objects. Very interesting and well worth the entry fee.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rhodiekiwi
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Lovely quiet and very interesting place to visit seeing Roman ruins staff were very helpful and imformagive

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kaka592015
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We stopped here to view the site but were too late to have a proper amount of time for viewing as they were soon closing. We decided to sample and buy some wine in the shop to take home. I managed to leave my phone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed December 22, 2018

Good experience here lovely cafe and shop on site ,good museum with plenty to see inside and outside this fort ,walkers can go on extensive walk along Adrian's Wall

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank douglasgeorge1950
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We loved our visit to Chesters and got a real insight into what life was like in Roman times. The museum is fascinating, the fort ruins a real experience and the tea room more than adequate. Would highly recommend on the basis of our experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joy G
Reviewed November 12, 2018

we came here with our friends from New Castle visiting from the US who would have thought we would see something as historical as this the fort has the most extensive remains of the Roman Wall It's from 122AD !! It was very windy and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Odyssey828528
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We stopped off here on the way up the A68 to Scotlandshireville as I usually use the boring M6. So glad I did, the A68 has lots of beautiful places just a short drive off it to make the M6 redundant. Where would you rather...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from 862jen51 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. We took our cavalier.
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