Days Out - Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is an epic World Heritage Site, marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England. Experience Roman life and epic history in stunning locations.

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Places to visit on Hadrian's Wall

There are over 20 places to visit on Hadrian's Wall including:

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Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland | North East

A fascinating tourist attraction in North East England, Housesteads is the most complete Roman fort in Britain. Set where Hadrian's Wall climbs to the top of a dramatic escarpment.

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Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland | North East

Built almost 2000 years ago to house a Roman army garrison guarding the nearby bridge across the River Tyne, Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions in the North East.

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Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

Cumbria | North West

Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to stop if on a family day out or if you're walking or cycling along Hadrian's Wall in Cumbria. Extensive remains of the Roman Fort can be explored.

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Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall
Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland | North East

Visitors to Corbridge can walk along the main street of this Roman garrison town, flanked by the remains of granaries, a fountain house, markets, workshops and temples.

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Carlisle Castle
Carlisle Castle

Cumbria | North West

Carlisle Castle was a constantly updated working fortress until well within living memory. Now its rich and varied visitor attractions reflect its long and eventful history.

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Lanercost Priory
Lanercost Priory

Cumbria | North West

The beautiful and now tranquil setting of Augustinian Lanercost Priory belies an often troubled history.

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Events

Easter Adventure Quest
Venue: Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Date: Good Fri 18 - Easter Mon 21 Apr 2014

Young adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! Join our quest, meet characters from the past and crack the clues as you explore Housesteads Roman Fort. Rise to the challenge and you’ll win a yummy chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history.

Easter Adventure Quest
Venue: Carlisle Castle, Cumbria
Date: Good Fri 18 - Easter Mon 21 Apr 2014

Young adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! Join our quest, meet characters from the past and crack the clues as you explore Carlisle Castle. Rise to the challenge and you’ll win a yummy chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history.

St George The Roman
Venue: Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 Apr 2014

St George the Patron Saint of England, was a Roman, or so legend has it. The Roman returns to Chesters Roman Fort as we celebrate St George's Day with a mounted demonstration of Roman horsemanship.

Roman Soldiers Return!
Venue: Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Date: Sun 04 & Mon 05 May 2014

Roman Soldiers are returning to Housesteads Roman Fort! Make sure you're there to witness the return of the legendary soldiers as they defend their Empire once again.

Hadrian's Wall Festival: Roman Soldier School
Venue: Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Date: Sat 24 May - Sun 01 Jun 2014

Roman Soldiers are returning to Housesteads Roman Fort! Make sure you're there to witness the return of the legendary soldiers as they defend their Empire once again.

Hadrian's Wall Festival: Here Comes The Cavalry!
Venue: Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Date: Sat 24 May - Sun 01 Jun 2014

Join us as we celebrate Roman traditions during a week of ancient festivities. Charming Chesters, once home to many horses and riders, welcomes the return of the Roman Cavalry.

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