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Chesters Roman Fort

Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
+44 1434 681379
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Great example of Roman History

We visited Chesters Fort after visiting Housteads . This is not as spectacular except the fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David P
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Batemans Bay, Australia
Nice piece of history

We had visited Housestead's Fort first so this was a little different. No wall to see, but still a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pasowine
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Paso Robles, California
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Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chesters Fort after visiting Housteads . This is not as spectacular except the fantastic example of the Roman Baths near the River . The Romans were so far ahead of the rest of the world with their Knowhow it was no wonder they...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had visited Housestead's Fort first so this was a little different. No wall to see, but still a piece of history with interesting educational things to learn. Another example of how much the Romans had done here in Northern England so long ago! There...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here after housesteads Roman Fort and in comparison this is well preserved and loved seeing the Roman baths but kind of wish more was uncovered as you know it’s all under the ground Fantastic work done by Mr Clayton and loved the museum...More

Thank ndw78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit if your in the area. Another big Roman fort to go round. With a cute little tea room. Has a lovely little museum with fascinating items that have been found in and around the area.

Thank TheeAlice17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chesters is a great example of how the forts and the wall were a part of the same thing. If you're looking to just see more wall then there are better sites not too far away. We took the free guided tour which was very...More

Thank tandft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit out... was fortunate enough to have an English heritage tour guid... very knowlegable and really made the visit. Collection in the museum fascinating.

Thank adam r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very enjoyable visit. The museum holds a fascinating collection of roman artifacts collected by John Clayton. Walking round the site gives a real insight into how the Romans lived at this time. If possible, time your visit to when one of the free guided...More

Thank mag1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was very lucky as it was a dry and sunny day. You do need stout shoes. Amazing how the baths and rooms are intact. Toilets and shop on site and a café which I did not use.

Thank Becky071
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This fort was just a short way off of our route and provided us with the opportunity to stretch our legs. Small but interesting museum and as previously described ruins of a fort and bathhouse. Very open to elements when raining. Grass and muddy slippery...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

An excellent spot along Hadrian's Wall. Naturally, the centuries have provided some wear and tear on the fort, however, there is sufficient signage and illustrations to help imagine what is was like. The tour guide, whose name I apologize for not remembering, was simply excellent....More

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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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