Mortimer - Silchester Roman Town - Mortimer
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This walk passes through the quiet countryside of the Berkshire / Hampshire borders and explores the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum near Silchester.
View the Roman walls, visit the amphitheatre and in July or August during the annual archaeological dig, there are opportunities for a conducted tour of the excavations. You can also visit the 12th Century church on site, reckoned to be the 'earliest Christian settlement west of the Alps'.
There are two pubs and a takeaway en route.
England - South England - Berkshire - Countryside
Birds, Church, Flowers, Great Views, Play Area, Pub, Toilets, Wildlife
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