Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

AMBLESIDE ROMAN FORT


AMBLESIDE  FORT
Photo Matthew Emmott

Galava Fort on the northern tip of Lake Windermere at Ambleside was started in wood in AD79 and later rebuilt in stone, probably around AD130. The foundations can be seen by the lake.

English Heritage.


Photo Matthew Emmott

 

Directions
Off the A591, 3 miles north west of Windermere
LA22 0EN

 



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