Aldborough Roman Fort

Historic Site/Structure

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For an interesting day out visit Aldborough Roman site among the northern most urban centres in the Roman Empire. Aldborough was the ‘capital’ of the Romanised Brigantes, the largest tribe in Britain.

One corner of these Yorkshire defences is laid out amid a Victorian arboretum, and two mosaic pavements can be viewed in their original positions.

The site’s fascinating museum has an outstanding collection of Roman finds.

Don’t Miss:

•The on-site museum and uncover 1,800 years of history
•The two fantastic roman mosaics
•Roman and post roman archaeological finds
•A section of the original town wall

(Please note the site is closed for the winter months from 1st October - 31st March)

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