Hadrian's Wall

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Welcome to Hadrian's Wall

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

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A Roman soldier with two children at Chesters Roman Fort and Museum

Chesters Roman Fort and Museum

Plan your visit to Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - see Directions, Prices and Opening Times, and Facilities information.

Come and see what life was like at one the Roman Empire's most northern outposts. Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in our museum, these were found at the fort and along Hadrian's Wall.  Don't miss Chesters Tearoom.

A stone statue of a lion eating its prey, at Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall

Corbridge Roman Town

Plan your visit to Corbridge Roman Town - see Directions, Prices and Opening Times, and Facilities information

Not all the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was a bustling town and supply base where Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions. Today, you can still walk through the town's streets and experience a time-capsule of Roman life. See Roman armour and trinkets found during excavations here and gain a fascinating insight into the life of a soldier on the Wall.

Boy with Roman sword and shield at Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

Birdoswald Roman Fort

Plan your visit to Birdoswald Roman Fort - see Directions, Prices and Opening Times, and Facilities information.

Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to see the longest continuous remaining stretch of this magnificent World Heritage Site, Hadrian's Wall. Explore the extensive remains of the Roman fort and discover interactive displays, artefacts and a model of the wall in our fascinating exhibition.  With delicious locally made cakes and treats in the tearoom, it is the ideal place to stop and relax while walking or cycling along Hadrian's Wall in Cumbria. You can also wake up as an Emperor at Birdoswald Farmhouse


There are many more places to visit along Hadrian's Wall - explore the whole Wall from west to east, through Cumbria, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear.



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