Burgh Castle

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Burgh Castle Fort: Imposing stone walls, with added towers for catapults, of a Roman 3rd century 'Saxon Shore' fort.

Panoramic views over Breydon Water, which the fourth wall collapsed into a long time ago.

There is wheelchair access from the disabled carpark and around the fortifications. The car park is open 9am to dusk every day. The kissing gates are wheelchair accessible with a radar key.

One of a chain to defend the coast against the Saxon raiders.

Can only be approached by foot.

Facilities

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
From the A143: In the village of Burgh Castle, 5 miles west of Great Yarmouth.

By Public Transport:
From Great Yarmouth station it is 5 miles to Burgh Castle: Church Farm.

Burgh Castle

Type:Historic Site

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9QG

Tel: 0870 333 1181

Opening Times

* Open all year, dawn to dusk.