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Great atmosphere

Something slightly eerie about this place and very atmospheric. Often your the only person there... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Paul T
Newport, United Kingdom
Fantastic work on our ancestors lifes, very informative!

I went there and saw the work done by professor Ray Howells. His book is invaluable about how are... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Rhisiart M
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28 Aug 2018
“Great atmosphere”
1 Jun 2018
“Fantastic work on our ancestors lifes, very informative!”
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Something slightly eerie about this place and very atmospheric. Often your the only person there and the windswept hill top fort and it will blow you away. Ramparts still very easy to define and still difficult to climb/storm. Worth a visit for an hour or...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul T
Reviewed June 1, 2018

I went there and saw the work done by professor Ray Howells. His book is invaluable about how are ancestors fought the Romans for 120 years, thrilling.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rhisiart M
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Really enjoyed the walk and was fascinated to see the Roman remains. The explanatory boards made the walk interesting but next time I would take an experienced guide for a fuller explanation. Would definitely revisit.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Anne Louise T
Reviewed July 13, 2016

At the top of lodge hill and veer to the left you'll find a public footpath with the occasional horse! The walk itself is short through woodland with occasional views over Caerleon. You can still imagine the fort with its steep enhancements, in its prime...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Celtica
Reviewed April 30, 2016

An Roman settlement laid out on the ground, you can see the out line of barracks and display boards give information to explain the scene in front of you.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank roscwmbran
Reviewed August 19, 2015

A very exciting place of history but I would definitely recommend, or insist, that you be taken on a tour of it by an expert to grasp the full magnitude of it. There is no interpretation on the site and so you can be flying...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank happytrekkker
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Gave children a chance to run around while we read all about it and walked around the ruins. Ideal place for a picnic. Lots of places to eat in town

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank PamBurton
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Caerleon is famous for its Roman fortress, baths and amphitheatre, but this hill fort is just as impressive, if a little less obvious. Thought to date from 600BC (before the Romans), it was occupied by the Silures tribe who resisted the Romans before eventually doing...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank memisimon
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