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Caerwent Roman Town

Caerwent NP26 5AU, Wales
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Amazing remains

The Roman town remains at Caerwent are amongst the most impressive in the UK. The town walls are... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
The walls!

Amazingly the walls around former Venta Silurum still stand to over 10 feet! They almost surround... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
MistressWeatherwax
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Cambridge England
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“small village” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

The Roman town remains at Caerwent are amongst the most impressive in the UK. The town walls are probably the most intact in the country, and the various ruins are remarkable well preserved and the information boards fill you in on the various places you...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Amazingly the walls around former Venta Silurum still stand to over 10 feet! They almost surround the old capital and market of the Silures. The remains are spread out and signposted from the free car park. Well worth a look though it is muddy and...More

1  Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Impressive Roman walls to walk around and interesting foundations of Roman buildings. Very good car park and information boards. Pub in village is pretty good also. Caldicot Castle very close , warning - its closed on Mondays.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We visited Caerwent on a very wet and windy day, 19th October 2017. The village is built on top of the Roman town of Venta Silurum and archaeological remains, predominantly foundations, are scattered throughout the village. The town was founded by the Romans as a...More

2  Thank Sicander
Reviewed October 18, 2017

I was travelling from Cardiff, UK, to Swindon. UK, with a couple of hours to spare. I knew that there were some roman remains in Caerwent, so as the weather was nice, I decided on a little diversion. (its not far from the M48). There...More

3  Thank wolfium-x
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This is an interesting place to visit especially when done in conjunction with Caldicot Castle it makes a great day out. A bonus is that there is no admission fee and there is a beautiful church nearby which is also worth seeing. It is easy...More

2  Thank Mike J
Reviewed September 2, 2017

The most impressive remaining feature is the wall. In addition, there are various ruins scattered around nearly buildings. Very interesting to see how a modern town coexists with such an historically interesting site.

1  Thank ElizabethJK
Reviewed August 29, 2017

The first thing you need to know is that if you like your entertainment pre-packaged and spoonfed, this isn't the destination for you. I have nothing against attractions that teach by means of interactive displays, videos, guided tours, re-enactments and so on, but this is...More

3  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Definitely visit when the weather is dry. It is about a mile or so to walk around. There is a beautiful church with further relics to see which were found when the town was uncovered. The scenery is stunning. The car park was free with...More

2  Thank Evangelitsa
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Well worth a visit if you're in the area - the Roman walls are very impressive, as are the Temple and Forum/Basilica.

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