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Chesters Roman Fort

Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
+44 1434 681379
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English Hertitage Site - Make the Visit !!

This is a great Roman Fort site to visit. The baths are well preserved and give a great insight in... read more

Reviewed today
Tony M
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Good to see how the romans lived

Well presented set of roman buildings giving a good idea of how it was to be on the border between... read more

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royDorset
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
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Reviewed today

This is a great Roman Fort site to visit. The baths are well preserved and give a great insight in to these. Good remains of the Roman Bridge on the far bank of the river to see and the views along the river are fantastic,...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well presented set of roman buildings giving a good idea of how it was to be on the border between Scotland and England. The museum had useful digital tablets cataloguing the artefacts The cafe was very small and limited in its offerings and only available...More

Thank royDorset
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived just as a guided trip was setting off and this made all the difference. Our guide did his best to enthuse us with fact and possibly fiction about life in Roman times. The sheer scale of the whole wall is quite an incredible...More

Thank Horace1408
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today convinced me that English Heritage was not just a worthwhile organisation but contained the key to a huge number of infinitely varied and intensely interesting sites to which the name ‘Heritage’ can be suitably applied. And today, nowhere could more appropriate for the introduction...More

1  Thank Toby2006
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here one afternoon whilst staying in the area. Purely by chance, we got there 45 minutes before a free guided tour was happening. Perfect time to get something from the lovely tea shop before we set off. The guide (Pat) was absolutely...More

1  Thank HJenkins71
Reviewed 1 week ago

This, in my opinion, is a must stop on a Hadrian's Wall visit. Extensive excavations in a truly beautiful setting. The museum has an amazing collection of artifacts that takes time to fully absorb.

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a place you must visit-especially in light of its history. Basically, this extensive museum and accompanying partially recovered Roman settlement are the work of one man, who on his own began archaeological digs to preserve the local area's Roman history. The museum is...More

Thank hrtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to visit one fort near Hadrian's Wall. This is the one to visit. The staff is helpful and they also have a nice tearoom (if weather allows you can sit outside). I have been there 3 times and never been disappointed....More

Thank peternilsson024
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

brilliant place. Great staff. Thank you Jared and alexiana you are all so helpful. site was great for disabilty scooter and small dog thangs. Brilianto magnbifico

Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best site guide we have ever had. Thank you Colin for making our visit so worth while. Staff in Shop and coffee shop where so helpful. Great site to visit and building has an information plaque.

Thank Susie Y
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Lynn D
10 July 2017|
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
Honest answer is not sure you would need to ring.
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Debbie P
25 February 2017|
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Response from Anon_Bristol_12 | Reviewed this property |
A bit late replying, but I'd choose Chesters for the reasons given above. As well as being beautiful and sheltered, the site museum is full (and I mean full!) of wonderful sculptures that are worth the visit alone. Another... More
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