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We came here as part of our Discovering Archaeology module so we had a lot of added benefit from a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

On the plus side, this is a very interesting place to visit and to imagine the gladiators fighting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Broadway, Caerleon, Newport, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as part of our Discovering Archaeology module so we had a lot of added benefit from a tour guide, but the amphitheatre itself is amazing to walk around, and it’s weirdly pleasant to see local children playing football and games around it....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the plus side, this is a very interesting place to visit and to imagine the gladiators fighting it out to the death in the arena with crowds shouting and cheering. On the negative side, when we visited today, the place opened about an hour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How amazing. Free to visit also parking close to site and more parking in the town at a short walk. Great place to explore. Would highly recommend. Embracing our history

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want souvenir shops and fancy technology then this isn't the place. If you want un crowded atmospheric type experiences then couple the visit with the barracks across the road and the museum and baths very close by too and you'll have a great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic site in a beautiful location in Caerleon. A great opportunity to visit a very complete site and learn some stuff

Thank venkmanuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to see at the amphitheatre. You can recognise it as such but it is not on the scale of Rome or El Jem in Tunisia or others. This is a very low key site with the remains of barracks and other building across...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of my first trip to Wales. We were staying close by and stumbled upon this purely by chance. Loved walking around and imagining what it would have been like back when it was first built. Notice boards explain a...More

Thank sarpor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roman Amphitheatre just outside the ruins of the Fortress. One of the finest examples of Amphitheatres in Europe. have visited before when the Ermine St Guard were present and it was very exciting seeing the spectacle of Roman Soldiers practising drills etc in the actual...More

Thank StephenH2760
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place and amazing to think that the Romans lived here all those years ago . Sadly there are no signs erected on site, so unless you go in the museum beforehand ( which I highly recommend) or have studied this period...More

1  Thank Hayley O
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

After visiting the Roman Baths and the Museum, we were invited to see the Ampitheatre and the Barracks remain. we got to the site and we noticed 2 poles that used to hold a board i presume with information about the site. There was no...More

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Response from K J | Reviewed this property |
There aren't any picnic tables but as the car parking is very close (adjacent) then it's possible to take your own picnic chairs and table should you wish. Lots of grassy area to pitch up with chairs or lay blanket on the... More