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“what a wonderful step back in time” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chesters Roman Fort

Chesters Roman Fort
Ranked #6 of 31 things to do in Hexham
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“what a wonderful step back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

A lesser retlation to the mighty housesteads but no lesser in welcoming and interest. This little gem is tucked away on Hadrian's Wall and run by English heritage. A wonderful passage back to the cavalry that were based on the Wall and a magnificent insight into the way that the soldiers used to live in the informative guide book. There is no tea room but they do serve coffee and tea and if the sun is shining the views are perfect. There is a charge for parking but this is refunded when you visit. The museum is cram-packed with roman atefacts and you could easily lose half a day here. Well worth a vist.

Visited June 2014
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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“One of the few English attractions worth the admission price!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Suprisely this was a very cheap admission price compared to most attractions!
This is a must see! Very cool ancient roman ruins in very picturesqe scenery.
You can actually walk in, around, and on the ruins as you explore this ancient fort complex.

Visited June 2014
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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Great Roman Ruin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

Chesters is on a lovely site next to the beautiful River North Tyne. Really interesting visit if you can get in between school trips. Obviously very popular as a school outing so there are lots of groups of young children visiting during the week term time. You pay to park but this is refundable if you pay to go in the fort.

Visited June 2014
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clacton on sea
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“part day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

excellent place to visit. only one proble at the time of our visit no place to have a coffee and only a few sandwiches available to purchase in gift shop

Visited June 2014
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Worcestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“half day visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Informative. Good museum.
Shame that privately run on site cafe had unpredictable opening hours. Need to take a snack just in case

Visited June 2014
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