Silchester

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  • Address: Silchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Reading
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Geological Formation, Village, Educational Site, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Archaeological Site , Nature

Silchester is a small village in Hampshire. It is 9 miles to the south west of Reading. The village is most popular for its archaeological site of the ancient Roman Town of Calleva Atrebatum. The site covers an area of 107 acres. Roman ruins can be found by the parish church that was possibly built on the site of an ancient roman temple. This church of Mary dates back to the 12th century. Enthusiastic but very knowledgeable volunteers will lead you through the interesting information. The old parts of Silchester will make you feel like you have been sent back in time. Both history and nature enthusiasts will love this place for their own respective reasons.

Highlights include:

  • The Roman Wall
  • The Roman Amphitheatre
  • The Chapel
  • The Beer Festival

Silchester Travel Tips

  • Make sure that the weather is clear on the day of your visit.

How to Reach Silchester

  • Train from Reading West to Basingtok Bus Station.
  • Bus no.7 from Basingtok to Silchester.

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  • Silchester Address: Silchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Reading
  • Silchester Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Silchester(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Silchester: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 55.59% of people who visit Reading include Silchester in their plan

  • 37.98% of people start their Silchester visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Silchester

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Silchester

People normally club together Stratfield Saye House & Estate and Prospect Park while planning their visit to Silchester.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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