Plan Your Visit
Housestead's Roman Fort
Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire. Wander the barrack blocks and the hospital. Peer into the oldest toilets you'll ever see, and admire the stunning panoramic views from this ancient fortress. Our interactive museum showcases objects once belonging to Roman soldiers, and the mini-cinema will take you on a journey through time.
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum
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.
Corbridge Roman Town
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.
Birdoswald Roman Fort
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.
MORE PLACES TO VISIT
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.
- Lanercost Priory
- Hare Hill
- Banks East Turret
- Pike Hill Signal Tower
- Leahill Turret and Piper Sike Turret
- Harrows Scar Milecastle and Wall
- Willowford Wall, Turrets and Bridge
- Poltross Burn Milecastle
Tyne and Wear