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Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
+44 1304 612013
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Such an atmospheric environment where you feel clothed in history

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre is such a remarkable site where, along with the help of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jo V
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Delving into the Past

My husband and I went to this place because it's always nice to see the history of a place when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ash, United Kingdom
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Off Richborough Road | Richborough, Sandwich CT13 9JW, England
+44 1304 612013
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre is such a remarkable site where, along with the help of the audio guide you can really get a sense of what the area was like in the Roman times. Whatever the season/ weather you get a real sense of...More

Thank Jo V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to this place because it's always nice to see the history of a place when you're visiting. Where its located is very nice and picturesque however I don't feel that it's managed very well. There was only one sign that...More

Thank ShortyGU12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this EN Hertiage Site today and it was really worth the visit. Great views and very interesting history about the Romans. The indoor display about Roman life is very good and there is a little shop if you need a cold drink and...More

Thank kane47pam47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the audio guide very interesting and went away wanting to find out more about Roman board games!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We purchased a 16 day English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass for 64 pounds for 2 Adult Concession . This gave us Free admission to all English Heritage sites while we were touring England . This is a site that is almost 2000 years old ....More

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It is probably a good idea to visit this site before or after Reculver, where there was also a Roman Fort, though little remains. Once one of the most important Roman forts in south England, acting as a supply base for the Roman army as...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

very interesting roman site the audio tour helped us understand the history of the site. there is a shop and toilets a coffee machine but no café. Friendly staff member. Dogs are welcome on leads.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Rutupiae has been many things, a very early base when the Romans invaded, a port, the gateway to England and Wales, a town and the last stand against the Saxon invaders, finally a source of stone to build Sandwich. Its all there and if you...More

Thank simonmallett
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My visit to Richborough has really improved my understanding of England's Roman past. The audio tour is very helpful and it's fun to explore the ruins. The staff was extremely friendly, too. I do recommend a hike up from Sandwich, along the public footpath next...More

Thank Nina A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A pleasant mile-long walk from Sandwich village center. Impressive ruins with very fine map to help you along. Highly recommended.

Thank Dave M
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17 April 2017|
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.