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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Guided Tour, Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017, free entry

Open Doors

Open Doors


Join a tour of the Baths, Barracks, Fosse and Amphitheatre in the company of our Roman expert.

The extensive remains of the legionary fortress at Caerleon lay claim to being one of the largest and most important Roman military sites in Europe. Established in AD 75 as the headquarters of the Second Augustan Legion, the legionary fortress of Isca took its name from the nearby River Usk. Here on a flat site close to where ships could land supplies, the fortress and other buildings were laid out with characteristic Roman efficiency.

The tours begin at the Fortress Baths.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Regional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017 11:00 to 16:00
Tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 23 - Thu 24 Aug Celtic Makeover
Sat 2 Sep Roman Shield Making
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep Open Doors
Thu 5 Oct Roman Food and Welsh Wine Taster Evening
Sat 28 - Tue 31 Oct Halloween Trails and Fake Wounds
Sat 9 Dec Christmas Tales at Caerleon Baths



01633 422518


High Street,
NP18 1AE



Plan route to Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 340905  Lat: 51.60953 Long: -2.95404

M4 Westbound Junction 25 & B4596 to Caerleon or Eastbound Junction 26 & A4051/B4596 to Caerleon. Continue over the river bridge/B4236 into the town.
Bus Route Nos. 27D, 28A - E/X Newport - Caerleon or Route Nos. 29, 29B Newport - Cwmbran.
Bike NCN Route No.46 (4km/2.5mls).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Newport station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups