Chesters Roman Fort

Hadrian's Wall
Chollerford
Northumberland
NE46 4EU

+44 01434 681379

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Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in  Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters.

Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the newly-updated Clayton Museum, which exhibits Roman objects and inscriptions found at the fort and along Hadrian's Wall by John Clayton, saviour of Hadrian's Wall. 

Chesters Tearoom serves delicious local delicasies from cakes and scones to light lunches.

Take part in 'Chesters Fort Takeover' a family trail, which will help you explore the site in character. 

Don't miss the lively events programme, which bring history to life. Don't miss '19th Century Mini Archaeologists' this February half term. Book tickets now. 

 

 

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Chesters Roman Fort, Chollerford(Group Attraction)

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Ticketing and entry prices for Chesters Roman Fort

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Adult)
1
£6.20
per ticket
Concession 1
£5.60
per ticket
Child 1
£3.70
per ticket

Family Ticket - £16.10 (2 adults and 3 children)

English Heritage Members go free

 

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tripadvisor
12/10/2017

Excellent bit of Roman Britain


Eirewolf, Guelph, Canada
An excellent spot along Hadrian's Wall. Naturally, the centuries have provided some wear and tear on the fort, however, there is sufficient signage and illustrations to help imagine what is was like. The tour guide, whose name I apologize for not remembering, was simply excellent. Very, very knowledgeable about Roman history and life. The tour he gave was fascinating and entertaining. There is a good collection of artifacts discovered on the site on display as well.
tripadvisor
11/10/2017

Need a lot of imagination


0ff_Line, Birmingham, United Kingdom
We mistakenly thought this was a National Trust site but actually English Heritage so paid to go in. Fought off very enthusiastic efforts to get us to join. Unfortunately the people in front of us were keen to get more info about joining (they didn’t) which meant a queue was beginning to form. I was a bit disappointed with the site as there is really not much here. There is a lot of info on display around the area but basically it’s a field with no pathways so on wet days I guess it gets pretty muddy. Also not quite sure why more is not excavated as this could be really interesting. I guess this is all in the guide book? However, the museum I thought was excellent. All the pieces were collected by the same guy and there are some very interesting artefacts in here and I really enjoyed this part.
tripadvisor
09/10/2017

WALL


Tracey1169, Walsall, United Kingdom
Both me an my hubby have always wanted to see some of Hadrian’s wall could miss the opportunity while in Northumberland. Great staff at the Fort well worth a visit.
tripadvisor
04/10/2017

Stop off point


Lordcoverdale,
Great to use my card here. I can see where the NT/EH spend there money. Shockingly well preserved. Easy access. One of the best Roman ruins around. Thank you.
tripadvisor
04/10/2017

Nicely done!


Kev69, London
Always wanted to visit Hadrian's Wall and finally got my chance. My friend and I weren't sure where to go to actually see the wall, so we gave this place a try. Unfortunately there isn't an actual stretch of wall here, but rather the remains of an actual fort. Part of the wall can be seen on the other side of the river which the wall would have crossed from the fort when it was originally built. Although this is the remains of a fort, each of the inidivual buildings, etc, have been well descibed in the accompanying signage at each one - this isn't the case at Housestead's Roman Fort, where you really need a guide to tell you what the buildings were. There is also a museum close to the ticket office in which numerous Roman artefacts have been stored, which is very interesting. despite not having part of the actual wall there it's still worth a visit.

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