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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Far to travel to see small ruin...but the trip to get there ...That's a trip... You see whats left of a real outpost, you must have been in the doghouse to be assigned here lol

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An Interesting place bit of a struggle to get there but good when you do it has good signiage but if you can download a guide

Thank Peter H
Reviewed May 28, 2018

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!

Thank Kate W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

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

Thank Geo-0131
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Dont walk up the middle I made a terrible mess of my clothes and shoes :) but a must to see never new it was there went up for a bbq

Thank Martin P
Reviewed April 27, 2018

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

1  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Beautiful views, hard drive so be careful unless in a 4WD. I recommend taking a camping stove and food, to enjoy yourself a little longer.

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

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

Thank TheStickerguy
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

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

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