Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the Clayton Museum, re-launched in 2016.
Whilst relaxing in English Heritage's most tranquil Fort, taste the Tearoom treats inside Chesters Tearoom.
A family trail, 'Chesters Takeover' will catapult you back in time. Become a Commander, Musician, Trooper or Messenger as you explore the Fort, picturesquely located by the North Tyne river.
Each year, English Heritage hosts a range of lively events aimed at bringing the story of Chesters Roman Fort to life. Find out more.
English Heritage maintains sites on Hadrian's Wall such as; Carlisle Castle, Lanercost Priory, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Chesters Roman Fort & Museum, and Corbridge Roman Town. If you would be interested in visiting these multiple sites, or any of over 400 other Historic Places in England for free, English Heritage offers both a temporary Overseas Visitor Pass, and an Annual Membership. Follow the links below for more information;
To join as an Annual Member: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/join/
Chesters Roman Fort & Museum is open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. English Heritage have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member for English Heritage, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different. You can find more information on visitng below.
Chesters Roman Fort & Museum is open daily 10am - 5pm. Booking is essential, follow the link to book your time: https://englishheritage.seetickets.com/timeslots/chesters-roman-fort
With Gift-Aid: Adult: £9.90, Child (5-17 years): £6.00, Concession: £9.00, Family (2 adults, up to 3 children): £25.80 OR Family (1 adult, up to 3 children) £15.90.
Train access: Hexham - 6.5 milesBus access: Stagecoach AD122 Carlisle-Hexham (June-Sept, plus Sun. Apr, May and Oct)Tyne Valley/Timberlays 880/2 from Hexham station to within half a mile.