Burgh Castle is a Roman Saxon Shore fort, built in the 3rd century overlooking Breydon Water and the outlet of the River Waveney. The Romans built a trapezoidal fort here sometime between AD 260-280. We know very little about the fort, but we do know that the Stablesian cavalry was stationed here in the mid 4th century. Burgh Castle,
Set amid modern housing estates in Caister-on-Sea are the remains of a Roman fort which was occupied well into the Saxon period. Caister formed part of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' defences. It was built around the year 200 AD and used by the Roman army for the next two centuries. The remains show building foundations and sections of walls and ditches. Norwich Road,
England, NR30 5RN
Venta Icenorum was a Roman civitas, or administrative centre, built around AD 70, following the failure of the Boudiccan revolt. It served as the capital of the Boudicca's Iceni tribe, the most powerful of the native British tribes in East Anglia. Loosely translated, the name Venta Icenorum means 'market-place of the Iceni'.
Caistor St Edmund,
England, NR30 5RA
The Maids Head Hotel is a popular Norwich hotel in the heart of the city centre, located opposite the famous Norman Cathedral, making it the perfect place to stay if you're visiting the historic city of Norwich. The hotel is also a perfect base to explore the many attractions in … more >>