Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Explore the 2000 year old ruins Events for all the family at | Chesters Roman Fort Discover 2000 years of history

Part of Hadrian’s Wall, Chesters is also the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain.

You can easily see what life would have been like here at the Empire’s northern outpost as you wander round the officers' quarters and explore the well-preserved baths and steam room.

Inside the museum there’s also an amazing collection of Roman items found during the excavation of the wall.

Don't Miss

  • The best-preserved Roman bathhouse in England
  • Victorian Museum
  • The views over the river

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

  • The Story Behind John Clayton

    Members' Event

    Mon 26 Jan

    125 years after John Clayton passed away, join Hadrian's Wall Curator Frances McIntosh to find out why he is hailed as 'the saviour of Hadrian's Wall'.

  • Children's Roman Soldier Week

    Sat 14 - Sun 22 Feb 2015

    Are you willing to join the Imperial Army? Join us at Chesters Roman Fort where youngsters can train to be Roman soldiers with hands on activities.

  • Taking in the Heights of Hadrian's Wall

    Members' Event

    Dates to be confirmed with Members

    A once in a lifetime opportunity awaits you - to see the spectacular landscape of Hadrian's Wall from above.

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Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland - NE46 4EU (Directions)


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