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Vindolanda

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An amazing site and fabulous treasures in the museum.

The site of a series of Roman Forts, from @85 AD onwards the ruins at Vindolanda are impressive to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrew B
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Truro, United Kingdom
Fab 'Roamin' experience

Fantastic Roman army museum - a great place to visit - worth the entrance fee - very informative... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain...more
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 2010

I visited Vindolanda as part of a weeklong hike along Hadrian's Wall. It's not directly on the Wall but easy to get to either by walking or by taking the AD122 bus from the Once Brewed Visitor's Center. The site is well worth the effort...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 September 2014

I've written two reviews of this site and they've both been deleted without warning, reason or discussion so I'll try again. Nero would have been proud of their technique for handling criticisms. We arrived after a long drive to be told we couldn't bring a...More

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VindolandaTrust, General Manager at Vindolanda, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2014

Valentine King, Vindolanda is the only site on Hadrians Wall with an ongoing excavation program and for this reason the Trust implemented the policy on Dogs. Our Policy is written within the Accessibility Statement page of the website, and had you enquired prior to your...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The site of a series of Roman Forts, from @85 AD onwards the ruins at Vindolanda are impressive to walk around with a guide to point out the uses of the various buildings and the reasons behind the particular layout of the fort and its...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic Roman army museum - a great place to visit - worth the entrance fee - very informative and interesting - very accessible layout - garden and cafe on site is very relaxing - a fun day out

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow. This is a fascinating site - although the car park looks like it's rather insignificant you shouldn't be fooled: park up and go in. Getting the multi-ticket so you can get into Housesteads or the army museum is worth it because there's a enough...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very impressed with Vindolanda. So much to see and great information across the site. The museum is great. So many Roman artefacts and again easy to read information. Would definately visit again As excavations going on all the time. Excellent value for money.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. Buy the joint ticket which gives you access to the Roman Army museum 6 miles up the road. Received a very friendly welcome. An interesting place to visit for children and adults alike.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a excellent foray into Roman life in Britain. The ruins are well looked after and the signage is excellent. The reconstructed fort and wall given added insights. The museum is superb. The variety and quality of the items on display are well presented....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Vindolanda on an extremely windy morning in November 2018. I was last there about 20 years ago and the museum has been upgraded. On the whole it was very good but for one aspect - the writing tablets which was one of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t expecting much from this as we had been disappointed at Housesteads but were hugely impressed. The site was big, with a great museum and tons of information about the area. Our highlight was the guided tour with Paul. He gave masses of fascinating...More

Thank NottsKim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and perfect starting point for walking a section of wall. A real sense of what it must have been like to be stationed on the edge of the empire.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very enthusiastic and helpful. The sight was phenomenal and they'd made a real effort to make it fun for young children. My two ignored the activities though, instead they had great fun playing hide and seek in the ruins which you were...More

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Donna00000
12 July 2018|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum are run by an independent charitable trust. All funds raised from admissions and profit from secondary spend is reinvested in the Museums and assists with the Archaeological program at... More
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Fran H
17 May 2018|
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Response from Itchyfoot17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fran, We went on a guided tour at 10.30am on Saturday 5th May. There was another one on later, maybe at 1pm? The guided tour is included in the admission price, and meets inside the courtyard at the western entrance... More
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