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Richborough Roman Fort

Dover

Type:Castle / Fort

Richborough, Richborough, Kent, CT13 9JW

Tel: +44 01304 612013

Richborough Roman Fort

About

The ruins of the Roman fort Rutupiae, which was the main landing place for the Roman invasion of AD43 and later an important supply base. It was first fortified in the 3rdC by triple defences around a triumphal arch and then by massive, surviving walls of a Saxon shore fort built cAD276. There is also a site museum.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop for audio guides
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:15
  • Groups Accepted - Please phone for details.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 11
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A256. At the A256/A257 roundabout, take the road to Sandwich and turn left at the fire station.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Sandwich.

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