Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Open daily, 10am - 5pm

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Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD

Where's my shadow? Quest 1 Jul - 1 Sept

Noble, our trusty guard dog, has lost his shadow at Birdoswald Roman Fort and needs the help of little adventurers to find it! Join Noble and his friends on a summer quest to search for his shadow throughout the grounds during the summer holidays.

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Excavations at Birdoswald Roman fort

See the past unfold before your eyes as we discover the 2,000 year old history hidden beneath the soil.

Tours of the fort and the excavations will take place Monday to Friday, 11am and 2pm, from 11 June until 5 July (excluding 24 June). Click the button below and select the date you'd like to attend. Then add your free tour ticket under the Enhance Your Visit section.

You can also take a look at the exhibition in the museum highlighting some of the exciting finds from past excavations at Birdoswald.

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AD122 bus - travel discount

Recieve 20% off your walk up ticket when you travel to Birdoswald Roman Fort by the AD122 bus!

Simply show your ticket to a member of staff when you arrive to receive your discount. 

The bus runs all year round between Hexham and Haltwhistle. You can find the timetable here. It also stops at Chesters Roman Fort and Housesteads Roman Fort.

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Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Price: £5

 Birdoswald Timeline

AD 122The Turf Wall

Hadrian's Wall is begun, and is first built of turf not stone in the western sector.

125-38One of Many Forts

Birdoswald fort is built astride the Wall, on the site of one of the Wall's stone turrets.

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