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Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Butt Ln, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth NR31 9QB, UK

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About Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Burgh Castle Roman Fort is one of the best-preserved Roman monuments in the country. Built in the 3rd century overlooking Breydon Water and the outlet of the River Waveney. After the Roman period, the site may have been occupied by an early Christian monastery; and after 1066 a Norman castle was built inside the Fort walls.



Attractions near Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Breydon Water2.81km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Breydon Water is a large expanse of water that opens to the sea through Great Yarmouth Port. It is part of the Berney Marshes and Breydon Water nature reserve, which is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.  It is the UK's largest protected wetland and also It has been a popular shooting area for centuries, and the shooting continues, but on a very much reduced scale.

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park5.24km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park is a leisure, travel & tourism company based out of Church Rd, Reedham, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. Discover 25+ different species of animals from around the world, Meerkats, Lemurs, Raccoons, Wallabies, Birds of prey, Goats, and Reptiles too! There are daily shows and talks including Big Bubble Show with Bingo the Clown and Who's at the Zoo. There are an amazing 50 exciting other activities and attractions to try.

Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)5.65km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Gorleston-on-Sea has the biggest, sandiest beach for miles around, perfect for getting the family together to build sandcastles and fly a kite. Float your boat on the yachting pond, cool your toes in the paddling pool and explore the wide esplanade below the grassy cliffs. The glorious beach is a firm favourite with locals and visitors for lazy days in the sun, it's also one of the best destinations in the Great Yarmouth area if windsurfing, surfing or body-boarding is your preferred seaside act

Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life5.76km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Time & Tide in Great Yarmouth is set in one of the UK's best-preserved Victorian Herring curing works and tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its ice age origins to the present day. The museum is centered on Great Yarmouth's rich maritime and fishing heritage, mainly focusing on the history of Yarmouth and the herring curing works. The museum features various exhibitions including a typical 'Row' from 1913, a Yarmouth quayside from the 1950s and hands-on displays, films, audio guides, and chi

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach5.84km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

The Pleasure Beach, a nine acre amusement park on Great Yarmouth seafront is home to four roller coasters and numerous other attractions. The largest and most popular ride at the park is the Roller Coaster which was built there in 1932. There are also around thirty other large rides at the park, as well as children's entertainment, amusement arcades, catering facilities, sweet shops and ice cream parlours.

Merrivale Model Village5.96km from Burgh Castle Roman Fort

See Merrivale Model Villages landscaped gardens, steam waterfalls and miniature wonders that never cease to amaze everyone. It is located in Great yarmouth and is a wonderful Norfolk attraction. There is a vast array or displays to look at including a Victorian Holiday; Merrivale Zoo, Merrivale Fire Brigade; Athletic Stadium; Morris dancing and even replica Crown Jewels.

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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.