Richborough Roman Fort


Type:Castle / Fort

Richborough, Richborough, Kent, CT13 9JW

Tel: +44 01304 612013

Richborough Roman Fort


The Romans started their conquest here at Richborough Roman Fort in AD 43. Visitors can explore the ruins of a thriving Roman trading hub which was the entrance to Roman Britain.
Climb to the top of a replica Roman getaway and enjoy stunning panoramic views. Visit the recently refurbished museum and discover unique Roman artefacts. See the remains of the amphitheatre that once entertained Romans with gladiator fights and keep the little ones entertained with a time-travel themed kids’ trail.

For facilities and access information, please click here: Plan Your Visit | English Heritage (

Opening Times:
Please see website for opening times: Prices and Opening Times for Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre | English Heritage (

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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.


  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Platinum Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Platinum 2024

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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