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Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Beautiful

Even the drive to Richborough Roman Fort is fantastic.. we love it here (as does the dog).. plenty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TawseTerrier
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Worth a visit.

Plenty of information in the museum and an audio guide makes this a very interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
deafgeoff26
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Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even the drive to Richborough Roman Fort is fantastic.. we love it here (as does the dog).. plenty of information available on board placed around the site and also there is an audio version.. took us about 40 minutes today as it was very windy.....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of information in the museum and an audio guide makes this a very interesting place to visit. It takes about an hour to see it all. Plenty of parking. English Heritage members get free entrance.

Thank deafgeoff26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of space for taking young children. Certain times of the year English Heritage stage Battle re-enactments. The characters talk to the children/adults about what their conditions were, and what they did to live.

Thank mbax617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this while visiting Deal and Walmer Castle around the same area. What an interesting place, I'm surprised more people don't know about it especially because how important the site is in British history. As its ruins, everything is outdoors so definitely take...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real hidden gem up a long, winding little road. A fascinating and unusual site full of Roman history. I think English Heritage could do with giving them a little cash injection (informational signs etc are a bit battered and hard to read in places)...More

Thank tid104
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Please check the website first. Tripadvisor says open, but the winter times started today, the 1st November, so it is closed! We parked but managed to walk up to the site. It is breathtakingly beautiful, well cared for, great views. There is a car park...More

Thank HalDavies
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This site is vast and at first glance doesn’t look very inspiring. However, take an audio guide and you’ll feel very differently. It was the Roman gateway to Britain and hard to believe it was once a port. As you walk around, it’s obvious the...More

Thank ellefire
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Went there today after deal castle and this is impressive, English Heritage do need to update the info boards but they do give you a feel for what went on there. Definitely recommend this place to anyone especially if the kids are studying romans at...More

Thank thepapastone
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Have good pair of walking shoes for this visit. Wanted to visit this site for some time and was not disappointed. Use the toilets at the car park as they are the only ones on site. An audio guide (from the shop which is free)...More

Thank G601FBsara
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Again this is another piece of Kent's history and although not a lot left again you can feel the history of the place

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crankycoleman
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The Sandwich River Bus Company run these trips. I'm not allowed to link, you'll have to Google.
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