Burgh Castle, Burgh Castle

NHER 10471 

Walls of the Roman fort.

The walls of the Roman fort at Burgh Castle. (© NCC)

The imposing stone walls, with added towers for catapults, of a Roman 3rd century Saxon Shore fort. Panoramic views over Breydon Water, into which the fourth wall long since collapsed. The fort walls are in the care of English Heritage. The site is managed by Norfolk Archaeological Trust.

Aerial photograph of Burgh Castle Roman fort.

Aerial photograph of Burgh Castle Roman fort. (© NCC)



At far west end of Breydon Water on unclassified road, 3 miles west of Great Yarmouth. Follow the signposted footpath from the church to the fort. 


Park near the church or in the Church Farm pub car park nearby (until the new car park is built space is limited). 


Dogs allowed on leads.

Opening Times

All year, any reasonable time, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Admission Costs





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