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Apr 012015
 

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Arbeia Roman Fort Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB Exterior

Arbeia Roman Fort on Baring Street in South Shields, NE33 2BB was built in around AD160 and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne and played an essential role in the mighty Roman frontier system. Arbeia Roman Fort is located four miles east of the end of Hadrian’s Wall at South Shields and is a World Heritage Site. It was originally built to house a garrison and soon became the military supply base for the seventeen forts along Hadrian’s Wall.

Arbeia Roman Fort is ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields, has free entry and is well worth a visit during your stay with us. The fort and museum re-opens for 2015 from today. From Wednesday 1st April 2015 until Wednesday 30th September 2015 Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum is open from 10am until 5pm Monday to Friday, 11am until 4pm on Saturdays and 1pm until 4pm on Sundays.

For more information on Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum you can telephone them on 0191 456 1369 or visit their website (opens in a new window).


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Mar 282013
 

Home > Tyne & Wear > South Shields > Blog: Arbeia Roman Fort Summer Season Opening

Arbeia Roman Fort Sign

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, a few minutes walk from us over on Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB re-opens for the summer from tomorrow. They kick things off with a free-entry dramatic day of Roman re-enactments with Cohors Quinta Gallorum between 10am and 5pm. Find out what life was like at Arbeia Roman Fort in the third century, from the clothes people wore to the weapons they used, and meet some ‘real’ Roman soldiers. A fantastic day out for all the family at Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields.

Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields From Above


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