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Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
+44 1304 612013
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Well worth the trip

Cold, windswept, empty. Pretty much perfect. We traversed the site with the help of the audio guide... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017

My husband and I were very impressed with the ruins. We walked from Sandwich town, takes around... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
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Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
+44 1304 612013
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Cold, windswept, empty. Pretty much perfect. We traversed the site with the help of the audio guide which was very useful and well done. For a place that just has old Roman walls and not much else there is a surprisingly large amount of content...More

Thank Woodabell
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were very impressed with the ruins. We walked from Sandwich town, takes around 40min and it’s worth, careful as you have to cross train rails and there is an area where there is no foot path, you’re just walking on the...More

Thank briviajera
Reviewed 15 November 2017

As a member of the English Heritage, I Went to Richborough on Sunday, and it was very windy, VERY BRACING! it was fascinating to walk round the fort, well worth the visit.

Thank GennyCope
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Didn’t check opening times and the site was closed. Recommend check before going. HOWEVER was able to walk onto site since there is a public footpath running through the site. The site is very well presented ( and empty!!) and is generally well kept although...More

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Very interesting Roman fort on the former shoreline near Sandwich. I recommend following the audio guide as the site is very difficult to understand from the limited signeage provided.

Thank Highrise61
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I had always wanted to go here and finally got aorund to it. this is not a huge site but because of it's longevity in the Roman Empire has lots of stories to tell. You can work around the site and understand all the different...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre is such a remarkable site where, along with the help of the audio guide you can really get a sense of what the area was like in the Roman times. Whatever the season/ weather you get a real sense of...More

Thank Jo V
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I went to this place because it's always nice to see the history of a place when you're visiting. Where its located is very nice and picturesque however I don't feel that it's managed very well. There was only one sign that...More

Thank ShortyGU12
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this EN Hertiage Site today and it was really worth the visit. Great views and very interesting history about the Romans. The indoor display about Roman life is very good and there is a little shop if you need a cold drink and...More

Thank kane47pam47
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Found the audio guide very interesting and went away wanting to find out more about Roman board games!

Thank Paul T
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17 April 2017|
Response from evenmoreborednow | Reviewed this property |
The Sandwich River Bus Company run these trips. I'm not allowed to link, you'll have to Google.