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Chesters Roman Fort

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Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is hard to imagine how 500 soldiers and their horses lived in these barracks, I kept imagining the smell! The remains give a good idea of how the fort was laid out but the bath house was really impressive. There is a small tea...More

Thank christel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The remains of the Roman fort at Chester’s and the story behind its discovery is really interesting. You can wander round at your own pace or join a free tour at certain times. There are some fantastic archeological finds on display in the museum. Seeing...More

Thank us2Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see the wall its probably best to come here as you can see a good layout of that was the Roman fault and the scale of the occupation of the Romans - worth a quick visit

Thank cpfc1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was walking Hadrian's Wall and the trail took me past this on the way to my accommodation for the night. So that worked out really well. Activities for younger visitors. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Being interested in archeology and Roman mythology,...More

Thank Dolemite600
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having recently subscribed to a years subscription with English Heritage. This was our first outing We were welcomed by lovely friendly informative staff We set about our tour. Starting with the Museum which is packed with artifices. We then visited the cafe. A lovely cup...More

Thank janetwakefield58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Chesters Roman Fort today. Very helpful staff and a good onsite tea room. The site is quite large and access will be restricted for people with mobility difficulties as it is not all flat. Very interesting site and very child friendly and has on...More

Thank wakefieldj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an unmissable Roman site for those interested in history. It is interesting both for the Roman remains and for the way they were discovered and preserved. The site is managed by English Heritage. It costs £3 to park but this is refunded when...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of this visit was the John Clayton museum - stuffed with objects and inscriptions. Well-maintained site and mostly accessible.

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

English heritage have got it right here with a light touch approach and the retention of a Victorian feel to the museum and the smart black paint and cast alloy signs around the fort are pure 1950s. Plenty of space for children to exercise their...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The remains of this Roman fort have, as far as I am aware, the only bath house along Hadrian's wall. You can wander among the ruins of the fort before reaching the bath house. There you can see hypocaust system for heat, the various rooms...More

Thank Malcolm W
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Lynn D
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
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Much better