Wall Roman Site

Free Entry

Open air site open during any reasonable daylight hours. Museum open on selected days.


Watling Street, Wall, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0AW

Before You Go

Wall in Staffordshire was an important staging post on Watling Street, the Roman military road to north Wales. The road network was crucial to the Romans' control over their empire. At staging posts like Wall weary Roman officials, soldiers and imperial messengers could find lodging for the night and change their horses.

At Wall today you can still see the remains of the Roman settlement of Letocetum, including an inn for travellers and the public baths, with its sequence of cold, warm and hot rooms. The museum provides a fascinating insight into life here and displays many excavated finds.

The site is managed and maintained by English Heritage, and owned by the National Trust.


Wall Roman Site Events

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July

As part of the Festival of Archaeology 2024 our team of knowledgeable volunteers will be offering guided tours of the site on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July at 11.30am and 1.30pm. The tours last approx. 1 hour and we advise visitors to wear sensible footwear.  To book a tour please use this link -



Before You Go

Opening Times: The open air site is open during any reasonable daylight hours. The museum will be open 11am-4pm on the following days in 2024- March 30th & 31st, April 1st, 13th, 14th, 27th and 28th, May 11th, 12th,25th,26th and 27th,  June 8th,9th, 22nd and 23rd, July 6th, 7th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th August 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th and 26th, September 7th, 8th, 21st and 22nd, October 5th, 6th, 19th and 20th.

Parking: Free parking is available 50m from the entrance to the site.

Access: There is no wheelchair access to the Roman site, and one step up into the museum building.

Facilities: Toilet facilities are available during museum opening hours. 

School Visits: Booking is essential so that the museum building can be opened up for you; please contact us at freetoenter.sites@english-heritage.org.uk. Click here to access our Hazard information sheet. 

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

Plan a Great Day Out

Wall sits on Watling Street, an ancient trackway paved and extended by the Romans, which connects Wall Roman Site to Wroxeter Roman City. The visitor centre at Wroxeter serves a range of refreshments, offers accessible toilets, and the site is also a great spot for a picnic.

Just 16 miles away from Wall there is also Boscobel House and the Royal Oak. The future King Charles II sought shelter here from Cromwell's men after being defeated at Worcester in 1651. The site provides an opportunity to get close to a significant moment in English history, as well as boasting a charming tearoom which makes it a great spot for lunch or tea.