About Caerwent Roman Town
Caerwent Roman Town is the name of the collection of Roman ruins which formed part of the once buzzing Roman settlement of Venta Silurum.
Probably founded in the first century AD, Venta Silurum reached its peak in the second century and was home to a range of buildings and facilities. From the remains of houses, a temple and an amphitheatre to its impressive 17-feet high defensive walls, Caerwent Roman Town has much to offer.
There are information panels along the way and pre-booked guided tours are available on certain days.
Cardiff Castle is a medieval complex comprised of a range of styles and with a diverse history dating back to the Romans.
The National Museum Cardiff has a diverse collection ranging from art to natural history and archaeology.
Caerleon Roman Fortress is home to what is said to be Europe’s only viewable Roman Legionary Barracks.
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