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Hardknott Roman Fort

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| Hardknott Pass, Eskdale CA19 1TH, England
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All reviews roman fort information boards stunning location steep walk over the top lake district winding road west side cattle grid hadrian's wall free entry worth a stop park your car remote location bath house english heritage interesting history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blows quite a few Roman forts out of the water - set in the idyllic hillside on the lower slopes of Hardknott Pass - one of the most inaccessible roads in the UK where cars struggle to navigate both passes (Hardknott and Wrynose) in quick...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is an impressive site, in a desolate location. The remains of the four walls enclose the steep site, and there are also the remains of part of the Commandant's Room, HQ and granary, and of the bath house just below the south gate (not...More

1  Thank Jeni S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The fort is well preserved and you don’t need too much imagination to see the Roman soldiers there. The information boards that were there were easy to read and informative however some more would have made the visit better hence not 5/5. The attraction is...More

1  Thank asw94
Reviewed 20 September 2018

great place to see very high up beautfull landscapes you can take some great photos here and great if you when have quiet time

1  Thank alisongZ9082QC
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Ok, the ride up Hardknott Pass was unreal. The Roman Fort ruins were interesting and glad to take the walking break up to the location on the low hill. Quite a large arrangement of structures and a great view for pictures.

Thank onvacationagain88
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Atmospheric roman remains in the stunning location of Hardknott pass. This fort was established in the second century AD and an inscription records the garrison as the Fourth Cohort of Dalmatians, from the Balkans.The road is narrow and steep but there is parking space for...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Hardknott pass is amazing, you have to do the trip. The scenery is breathtaking and it feels like another world. Excellent place to wild camp if you can get away with it. Its not as bad as everyone makes out, lots of tight corners and...More

Thank helensimon2018
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Far to travel to see small ruin...but the trip to get there ...That's a trip... You see whats left of a real outpost, you must have been in the doghouse to be assigned here lol

1  Thank johnicester
Reviewed 17 June 2018

An Interesting place bit of a struggle to get there but good when you do it has good signiage but if you can download a guide

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

After a scenic drive via Hardknott Pass, we stopped at the Hardknott Roman Fort. It was interesting to see the ruins of the fort and read about its history on the information boards. The views across the hills are also worth the visit!

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