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Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Opens in 26 min: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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This place is impressive

Went there today after deal castle and this is impressive, English Heritage do need to update the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian S
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Kent, United Kingdom
If you are studying The Romans in Britain this is not to be missed.

Have good pair of walking shoes for this visit. Wanted to visit this site for some time and was not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
G601FBsara
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there today after deal castle and this is impressive, English Heritage do need to update the info boards but they do give you a feel for what went on there. Definitely recommend this place to anyone especially if the kids are studying romans at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have good pair of walking shoes for this visit. Wanted to visit this site for some time and was not disappointed. Use the toilets at the car park as they are the only ones on site. An audio guide (from the shop which is free)...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Again this is another piece of Kent's history and although not a lot left again you can feel the history of the place

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to Richborough and left feeling it should perhaps be better known, given its significance to Roman Britain. I was especially interested to learn about the 25m tall monumental arch which once stood on the site. You can imagine what kind...More

Thank Marcus L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Not sure how I've never been here before, living only a few and often riding my bike passed here. Really enjoyed the walk and audio tour. The wildlife seemed to be enjoying it as well. We were here until just before it closed and it...More

Thank chunk M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Tall roman walls surrounding some really interesting concentric rings of earthworks. There’s also a small museum and gift shop.

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a significant and interesting site, and well worth a visit for those interested in history. This was the point from which the Romans first invaded England in AD 43. Some of the remaining walls are very high and also wide, and must have...More

Thank SaffaBron
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We took an audio tour of the remains of the castle, which was very informative. The signs dotted around are a bit worn out. Overall it was a interesting trip.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The walls here are impressive - they are very high in places and also wide. There is little shade though on hot and sunny days so best to take a hat

Thank mah18632016
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a really significant place to visit for anyone interested in English history, especially the Roman invasion.

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crankycoleman
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Response from evenmoreborednow | Reviewed this property |
The Sandwich River Bus Company run these trips. I'm not allowed to link, you'll have to Google.
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