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VISIT RICHBOROUGH ROMAN FORT AND AMPHITHEATRE
Richborough is perhaps the most symbolically important of all Roman sites in Britain, witnessing both the beginning and end of Roman rule.
HISTORY OF RICHBOROUGH ROMAN FORT AND AMPHITHEATRE
Read a full history of this key site, which witnessed over 360 years of Roman rule – the entire length of the Roman occupation of Britain.
THE MANY FACES OF RICHBOROUGH
See some of the remarkable faces – of gods, monsters, men, women and animals – from the objects on display in Richborough’s museum.
THE ROMAN INVASION OF BRITAIN
In AD 43 Emperor Claudius launched an invasion of Britain. Why did the Romans invade, where did they land, and how did their campaign progress?
GATEWAY TO BRITANNIA: RICHBOROUGH’S ARCH
The story of Richborough’s monumental arch reveals the great importance of Richborough to the Romans as the gateway to Britannia.
THE RICHBOROUGH AMPHITHEATRE: DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION
Excavations of Richborough’s Roman amphitheatre in 2021 produced some revolutionary results. Find out what the archaeologists discovered.
RECREATING A ROMAN GATE AT RICHBOROUGH
Find out how English Heritage has gone about recreating a Roman gate and rampart to reflect what the original gateway would have looked like.