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Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
+44 1304 612013
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It is a long drive down a small country lane to Richborough Fort and the entrance is upon you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MartynDyer
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
An important Roman site

Richborough is an important Roman site, being the place where the Romans first landed in 55AD, and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
CazBUk
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UK
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Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a long drive down a small country lane to Richborough Fort and the entrance is upon you without realising. I saw the drive to the site but was sceptical at first if it was the correct entrance or a private road. However the...More

Thank MartynDyer
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Richborough is an important Roman site, being the place where the Romans first landed in 55AD, and where they finally left at the beginning of the 5th century AD. There are numerous deep ditches, low walls of various buildings, and the foundations of an enormous...More

Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Before visiting Richborough, I didn't realise that Richborough was where the Romans landed for their conquest of Britain. At first sight, there's not much here, just some walls and ditches, but the audio tour provides a wealth of fascinating information and there's a small museum...More

Thank evenmoreborednow
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well worth a visit. Spent about 2 hours on a leisurely visit to the site and the small museum. The audio tour is definitely worthwhile (included in the admission) as the site has many layers of history.

1  Thank AlexAndG
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly check opening times before going as they do vary with the season. I don't understand the 3 poor reviews. There are plenty of pictures online showing what to expect. We spent about 90 minutes looking around. The audio guide is invaluable as it brings...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I visited this site thanks to English Heritage. Your need a wheelchair if you are disabled cos there is a lot of walking to do otherwise. The staff are very helpful and only too pleased to answer any questions you night ask. Well worth going...More

Thank wright_lindsay4143
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A great attraction for a short visit. The walls, and ditches are impressive and the site is very well kept. The small museum is very helpful in setting the scene and the free Audio tour is highly informative and provides a useful introduction to the...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This huge site is extremely impressive and unmissable for lovers of Roman history and Roman buildings. We were amazed when we first saw it. It is set on a rise and therefore has wonderful far-reaching views from the site.

Thank David and Jilly B
Reviewed 24 January 2017

For years I had driven to Thanet, seeing this in the distance, never knowing what it was or how to get there. Until that is, I got national trust membership and suddenly I found out it was one of the most significant ancient sites in...More

Thank John-Neal
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Like most ruins you have to use your imagination, the audio guide is a must! fantastic history, you'll be amazed by the size of the site, it is really impressive, we often take our dog for a walk out side of the grounds and wonder...More

2  Thank Louis B
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crankycoleman
I see on the English heritage website that there are boat trips from sandwich to richborough .Can anyone tell me anymore information or where I might find out.thanks
17 April 2017|
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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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