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Chesters Roman Fort

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Chollerford | Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4EU, England
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All reviews bath house english heritage roman fort hadrian's wall north tyne across the river visited chesters tea room well worth a visit on site small museum information boards great site underfloor heating guide book cakes tea shop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent stay in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, we took the opportunity to take a short drive west along the A69 towards Hexham. A short distance north of the A69, you can find the amazing Hadrian's Wall that runs from Newcastle-upon-Tyne all the way west to Carlisle....More

Thank RJH91
Reviewed 1 week ago

John Clayton, a 19th century lawyer, owned a mansion - Chesters on Hadrian's Wall near Chollerford on the River Tyne.He discovered the most fantastic fort and bathhouse overlooking the Tyne and is one of the most impressive in the area. His museum has recently been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic place to visit. So well preserved & presented. You can just picture it as it used to be

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad to have time to visit this special historical site. What has been discovered is well worth seeing and gives a lot of visual understanding to how communities grew up around and along Hedrian's Wall. Stunning to think this was mainly the work of one...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here by chance on our way to Housestead - but were very very lucky to have done so! We were offered a free guided tour by an English Heritage guide - which was excellent. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, able to answer all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here as part of a bus tour. The small cost is worth seeing the museum with 100s of artifacts unearthed over the years. There is an extensive grounds and many areas of ruins to explore. To sit of stand on Roman ruins nearly 2,000...More

Thank drgaines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favourite site along Hadrian's Wall, Chesters gives a snapshot of life at the edge of the Roman world. A well-preserved principia, commander's house, the famous bath house and the cavalry barracks, all in a peaceful riverside location. The museum is well laid out and...More

Thank autiotalo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely different to Vindolanda but equally fascinating. The engravings and carvings are intriguing and the site, beside the river, very picturesque. Well worth a visit.

Thank WeaverKay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful peaceful place to visit. The new museum is well worth an hour or two. The excavations are amazing. It certainly takes you back in time.

Thank 862jen51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Chesters. The musuem was an excellent start and the ground were well marked. It was nice to be able to walk among the ruins and get a sense of how things were laid out. The bath house was a great...More

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