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What a great little site - very small but a good info board and a good quality of ruin to see. And... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
johnandlizb
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Brocolitia - a little temple sunken in green

As the others said, this is a very small site, but still quite interesting to have a little gander... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Yasmin_020
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Be sure to visit the Temple of Mithras whilst in the area, but not adjacent car park is a ' pay and display ' area - sorry this is so wrong, sort this out Northumbrian Tourist Board!!!! This is a must see and quite unique...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A temple very near Hadrian's Wall walk with its own car park. well worth visiting if passing nearby but fairly isolated if nor wanting to follow the Wall or walk in the countryside. The road to it is an interesting drive with many ups and...More

1  Thank Sheila H
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All reviews worth a stop great north museum car park short stop on site hadrian's wall walk well worth a visit parking charge chesters fort roman history mithai altar info housesteads remains glimpse subterranean
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful little temple with replica altars. Peaceful and contemplative. Some people still leave offerings for Mithras!

Thank Dam B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to walk the dog as we were passing by anyway as we had been at Vindolanda. Easy to find and a short walk from the carpark but not worth a special trip.

Thank Jamie-and-Heather
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

What a great little site - very small but a good info board and a good quality of ruin to see. And free to get in. Just a parking charge to pay. Very good

Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little semi subterranean temple with replica alter pieces (originals are in Newcastle museum). Worth the visit for the great impression it gives of Roman occupational practice. The fact you don’t have to pay is a real bonus in these days of austerity sand wage...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

As the others said, this is a very small site, but still quite interesting to have a little gander. This petite temple was dedicated to Mithras, and with a little imagination it's not hard to picture a mystic temple sunken in the bosom of the...More

Thank Yasmin_020
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Its free, so you might as well go! Very tiny, but interesting anyhow. You get to walk through an interesting field of very huge sheep.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is a surprising interesting place on the way from Chollerford to the Housesteads. It is well worth a stop to look at the carvings /alters (even if these are not the originals) and a welcome break in the trek.

Thank LondonFamily88
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A nicely presented excavation. You are directed to it if you are walking the wall but if you use the car park it can't be seen untill you have gone over the remains of the fort.

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Original trip advisor location incorrect - this is 3 miles from Chesters Fort. Situated a 3 min walk from a good car park (cost £1) it’s an interesting insight into what the actual lay of the land would have been without modern changes, and you...More

Thank Rich A
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A beautiful temple but the english heritage page has little to say about it. Please read a little about the "soldiers god" before you visit, as this site will then make much more sense.We loved it.

Thank john e
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Response from Judi W | Reviewed this property |
Why should a temple be a hotel?
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Hannah J
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Response from AnnaHertfordshire_UK | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hannah the Mithras Temple is not a hotel! at least not the one I reviewed. The Mithras Temple (I think there is a spelling mistake on Trip Advisor) is a small area in the middle of a soggy field/s just off the main... More
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