Wroxeter Roman City (Shropshire) Reviews
Description:Address: Shropshire / SY5 6PH / England
Newest Review: ... a small museum, but well laid out and informative. The descriptions were clear, and I felt I got a better understanding of the site, its origins and how it was used. There are also artefacts found at the site. After this we went outside and started the audio tour. I estimate it took about 40 minutes but it was very cold, as it is an open site in the middle of a field with no shelter. The ... more
Customer Wroxeter Roman City (Shropshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 30/03/10 (Very useful, 176 readings)
The Roman City of Wroxeter was discovered 150 years ago and was a popular visitor attraction for the Victorians, including Charles Dickens. Going by its Roman name of Viroconium, the site was the fourth largest Roman town in Britain. Originally a Roman fortress, after it was abandoned it became a civilian town and popular retirement home for former Roman soldiers. Obviously not very much remains some 1800-2000 years in the future, but it is still very interesting nonetheless. After you park in the free car park, you walk into the entrance which doubles as a gift shop, and where there are clean, well-stocked but fairly uninspiring toilets available. The staff ... Read the complete review
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