Silchester Roman Amphitheatre | Silchester, Reading

If you're a big lover of history and ever find yourself either passing through Reading or booking a trip there, you need to check out the Roman Amphitheatre in Silchester!

These are some beautifully kept remains of an original Roman Amphitheatre and city walls, and you can visit for free during daylight hours.

Silchester in Hampshire was home to an Iron Age tribe from the late 1st century BC and later on, after the Roman Conquest of AD 43 it became the important town of Calleva Atrebatum.

There's a big circuit of Roman walls that you can follow too - on a clear sunny day this makes a wonderful family walk.

Plan your trip to Reading now to take in the local Roman history, for free!

Concessions: Free entry