Watling Street is a very ancient trackway that runs across England from Dover to Wales. It was first used by the Britons between settlements in the Canterbury and St Albans areas. The Romans later built a road along its route - The London to Dover section is identified on the Antonine Itinerary as Iter III. Watling Street is now covered by the A2 from Dover to London and the A5 road from London to Wroxeter.

Road Sign in Atherstone
Old Road Sign in Atherstone, along the A5 © TAB

Towns and Villages Located on or near Watling Street

Canterbury, Dover, Dunstable, Hinckley, St. Albans, Wall, Wroxeter

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