Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland

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  • My husband is a history buff so this was a great visit for him - it was very atmospheric in the misty morning and you could imagine life as a Roman Soldier in this Northern outpost. Nice cafe...  more »
  • Old farmhouse on site of ruined fort doesn't sound inviting. However you can see the fort walls and walk all over the site which was once used for farming. It's interesting to note it was occupied...  more »
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  • Fascinating place all round. Great to see how Romans lived in a fort on the edge of their empire nearly 2 thousand years ago. Interesting information center explaining all you need to know about the place. Staff really helpful too.
  • English Heritage have done a very good job here. The cafe and all the staff are excellent. I am E/H member and appreciate all they do to preserve our history.
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