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After a scenic drive via Hardknott Pass, we stopped at the Hardknott Roman Fort. It was interesting to see the ruins of the fort and read about its history on the information boards. The views across the hills are also worth the visit!
Pretty amazing ruins of a Roman fort. I had imagined that there would be just a few foundation stones showing the outline of a fort but when we got up there I was pleasantly surprised – it’s huge - and in a very good state...More
A Roman fort that guarded the supply route to Hadrian's Wall on the side of Hardknott pass with limited parking on site.
On a clear day if travelling up the pass the fort rectangle is easy to spot and it is about half a mile...More
Some of the best Roman ruins I have seen, almost all of the foundations can still be seen and the outer wall is almost as high as it would have been and partially restored. No idea why there are opening times shown as there is...More
The fort is near the top. It's not very well marked so as you near the summit from ether direction look for a pull off and 1 12" x 12" play attached for on some rocks. Pull off there and head up the hill (each...More
Wonderfully rugged and evocative site atop a high pass into Lake District. Went in Nov when the wind and wet was whislting up from the north sea and womdered what the Romans muat have thought being stationed in such a bleak spot.
If the weather...More