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Welcome to Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, one of the most impressive Roman sites in Wales! Situated in the village of Caerleon, visitors can step back in time and experience what life was like in Roman Britain.

The fortress was built in AD 75 and served as a base for the Roman Legions until the end of Roman rule in Britain. The site contains well-preserved barracks, an amphitheatre, a bathhouse and many other ruins, all giving us a glimpse into the everyday life of Roman soldiers and citizens.

Visitors can explore the fortress ruins and walk along the original Roman roads that crisscross the site. Marvel at the intricate mosaics and floor tiles in the bathhouse, which were built around AD 150, and imagine the bustling atmosphere of the amphitheatre, which could hold up to 6,000 spectators. The museum located on the site offers more insight into the lives of the Romans who once called this place home.

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • May 30, 2024 5:09 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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