Aldborough Roman Site (English Heritage)
Among the northernmost urban centres in the Roman Empire, Aldborough was the â€˜capitalâ€™ of the Romanised Brigantes, the largest tribe in Britain. One corner of the defences is laid out amid a Victorian arboretum, and two mosaic pavements can be viewed in their original positions.The site museum has an outstanding collection of Roman finds, a handling collection of Roman objects, and other â€˜hands-onâ€™ aids for children and families.
Heritage site, Museum, Castle or defences, Archaeological site, Garden, parklands or rural site
Closed from 1st Oct - 1st April