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Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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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  • We went to the Roman Fort on National Heritage day as it was free entry. There are tours of the fort that last around 1 hour. We chose to wander around ourselves. It's great to see the remains from so...  read more »
  • Since we were last there more excavations have been done and much more needs to be done! The covered Roman Baths are outstanding. All that is needs is lots of money to continue with the excavation!!!!...  read more »
  • If Time Team thought it worth a visit so should everybody else. It is a fascinating insight of the Roman occupation. 
  • Great spot! Roman lovers haven. Vindolanda just up the road !
  • Excellent Roman Fort. Its out of the way for most tourists heading for Hadrian's Wall but well worth a visit. Excavation work is ongoing. It was a huge cavalry barracks and the site covers large area much of it still unexplored. Dere Street runs through the fort and visitors can explore the bath house under cover. There is a Facebook group called "Vinovia" Binchester Roman Fort, with lots of very knowledgeable people who can answer questions about the site and the local area. Lots of pics and information here.
  • Read about it before you go and you will get more out of the experience. I just checked, and it is open on sundays !
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