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Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland

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Binchester Roman Fort is located in Bishop Auckland. Our Shildon vacation trip planner makes visiting Binchester Roman Fort and other Shildon attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Been meaning to visit since the Time Team programme. Partner visited, as a trespasser, about 50 years ago. Access is now somewhat easier than then. Incredible to see such a large site & the partial ex...  more »
  • This place is such a historical site and inside the bath house is fantastic. The way the Romans built the bath houses that they loved was unbelievable, they knew exactly how they wanted them and built...  more »
  • Wander round the Roamn fort see the remains of buildings, centre for children to play different games and items displayed, dress up.  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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