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Burgh Castle

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Lovely walk and views

Easily accessed by car with free parking (car park is fairly small). It is not particularly well... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Sarah B
Nottingham, UK
Interesting place to visit

This roman fort ruin is great place to visit if you are interested in history and can imagine what... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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Butt Lane | Great Yarmouth, Burgh St Peter NR31 9QG, England
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All reviews information boards lovely walk berney arms breydon water car park outer walls well worth a visit roman remains circular walk wild duck dog walk walking boots st peter reed beds dog owners great history local pub
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Easily accessed by car with free parking (car park is fairly small). It is not particularly well sign posted once you get onto the site, however it is fairly straightforward to figure out. We stopped by the beautiful little church to have a wander around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This roman fort ruin is great place to visit if you are interested in history and can imagine what it was like when it was built. There are information boards around the site that you walk from each one. The site has a car park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nathans1234
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This roman fort ruin is interesting to visit. There are lots of information boards around the site. The site is a short walk from the car park and is across an open field. There are some lovely views from inside. The fort is a ruin...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We visited the r emains of Burgh Castle and were amazed by the height and good condition of the reamins after all this time. Well worth a walk to.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this castle while on holiday, to improve my sons Roman knowledge for his home education project. It's good to see the size of the castle.and how it would have been. The walls were all that was left but it was beautiful to look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Atlanshia
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A bit run down, could do with some renovation. Can you believe there are only three extant walls!! And they say the Romans knew how to build things!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TAuser_0916
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Silly old TripAdvisor has its places mixed up wrong. And this village features two pubs, not displayed or offered here: The Queen’s Head and The Fisherman’s Inn beside the Waveney river. The castle itself is a free entry site with three walls overlooking spectacularly the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charles S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A very pleasant place to park walk and generally enjoy the view over the river to Berney Arms windmill and pub.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great circular walk down by the rivers through the reed beds on a raised walkway is a must do if your after making the most of your visit. The walk is about a mile and gives you a 360 degree view of why the site...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 733royh
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This is worth visiting because you can combine a nice walk with some historical education from some helpful boards, and you can admire what is left of the castle (just outer walls left). Like a previous reviewer you need to use your imagination. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael T
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8 December 2017|
Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Hi If you walk northwards along station road then walk down to the river and continue to walk north you will arrive at the fort in about half an hour.
9 February 2017|
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Response from Stewart S | Reviewed this property |
It looks like a great place to take a dog for a walk.
Aileen G
6 August 2015|
Response from wantzbears |
There is an hourly bus service to Great Yarmouth