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Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

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Address: Reculver Lane | Reculver, Herne Bay CT6 6SS, England
Phone Number: +44 1227 740676
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History on your doorstep

An amzingly atmospheric place, great for taking super moody pictures or just looking out to beach. It has such an amazing part to play in our recent history too, being the place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
John F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amzingly atmospheric place, great for taking super moody pictures or just looking out to beach. It has such an amazing part to play in our recent history too, being the place that they tested the boucing bomb prior to the dambusters raid in WW2.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Undoubtably beautiful but don’t expect to stay too long. An interesting, almost haunting ruin with some interesting info dotted around regarding the Roman fort that once stood here. The beach isn’t too accessible but it makes for an interesting walk. Grab a drink in the pub.

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Thank Woodabell
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder... ... and beholders who cannot see the beauty of this reasonably remote location may simply lack a little imagination. You could drive down the only road in, park your car in the small car park, wander up to the towers, take a photo and say "is that it?" If you hear people... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

History interesting, testing of the bouncing bomb world war 2. Open space for children to run and play .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Children soon get bored. Adults can mill around all day. Nice pub with lovely staff. Great old tower to look around, nice beach and green area. Take a picnic and spend the day.

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Thank Harry T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

If you love a good walk, lots of scenery and a whole lot of history thrown in this is the place to go. Fab park for the kids to enjoy, plenty of space for picnics. Lovely walk along the sea wall.

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essex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting place to visit..part of history..but not a lot to see..it is a shame it has not been better preserved..

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I was walking from Whitstable to Sandwich and this provided a helpful landmark being seen for miles. Great little cafe 5 minutes walk away

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

a great place to visit. a lot of local history and some beautiful views. a fantastic place to take photos and a great place to see a fantastic sunset and some great views of the night sky

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The fort of 'Regulbium' was an iconic Roman Fort with little more than a third still on land. The rest has been washed away. What remains of the Roman walls is being allowed to fall into ruinous, over grown state. The foundation stones to the east gate house, clearly visible a couple of years ago, are now over grown. The... More 

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