Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland

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  • August 18, 2017
    I'm very into 'Roman Remains'. Binchester is an ongoing concern with excavations continuing by York University. The site is not as sophisticated as some but with a £2 or £3 ticket please do not grumbl...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    This is an amazing sight with well preserved bath house, interesting with great staff who are knowledgeable and helpful, a lot to see and a glimpse of how the Roman world was. Extremely reasonable adm...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    Came across Binchester roman fort by chance when visiting Shildon Railway Museum. We found it very interesting and a great glimpse into roman life. The ruins are well preserved and it's great to see a...  more »
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  • Fantastic little site. Mostly wheelchair accessible. Bath house is in a covered area with some of the best hypercaust remains in Britain. Beautiful drive through countryside to get there. Runs activities through summer.
  • Makes for a good roman experience, very friendly staff as well . spot on!!
  • Atraction only open for a few months of the year. Recomend phoning ahead to make sure is open.
  • Fantastic place to learn about the Romans and to see the bath house
  • A bit hard to get to, Hut nice Roman bathhouse

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