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Temple of Mithras, Carrawburgh fort

Off B6138, Past Chollerford,, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4DB, England
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A short walk to this site and actually not much to see. Its not been looked after. however the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
v s
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
Located hidden in a field

Interesting temple connected to Hadrian's Wall, peaceful and well preserved. You can still see the... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
ETH44
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Off B6138, Past Chollerford,, Humshaugh, Hexham NE46 4DB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short walk to this site and actually not much to see. Its not been looked after. however the energy is still there. Newcastle museum has more for you to see regarding the area.

Thank v s
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Interesting temple connected to Hadrian's Wall, peaceful and well preserved. You can still see the God Mithras image and another figure, it gives of a good idea of how it would have looked. People still leave offerings to the God. Nice place.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Nice guy + really nice to have the possibility to drink a beverage (really good taste) in the middle of nowhere

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Frankly what this tiny temple represents is far more important than what it looks like! It is the only Mithraeum you can see along Hadrian's Wall and worth pausing for that. Also the mobile coffee van stops nearby in the morning until 12 noon! But...More

Thank Rick W
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Not very well signposted on maps or on the road but well worth the visit. It is a short walk from the car park but not visible from the car park itself. The information board has seen better days and definitely needs an upgrade. The...More

Thank iamers
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Leave a votive offering for one of the ancient world's most secretive cult figures and get to feel like a Roman officer!

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

If you're nearby, stop and check out this ruin. Having hiked here from Housesteads, I actually enjoyed this more. It's tiny in comparison, but there's just something special about it. Make sure to stop at the tea-van in the parking lot.

Thank Nick R
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Walking the Hadrian's Wall Path we were diverted past this temple, one of a kind and definitely work a quick look.

Thank RMM123
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

An interesting 10 minute diversion while walking the Hadrian's Wall Path. There's only really foundations left (hardly surprising after 1700 years or so) but some decent information available. Very good coffee from the van outside

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

You will need to walk around some farmland (watch the cows, and DO NOT take dogs with you! - We had to rescue a couple of anxious ladies (with dogs) who the cows had followed!!) Interesting story about Syrians and Iranians being brought in by...More

Thank LeoJuly55
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