Interested in hiking Hadrian’s Wall?
Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads is the most preserved fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Perched atop a long, steep slope, it is one of the best places to get a true feel for Roman life.
From the fort there are fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
The barrack blocks, headquarters and hospital give an insight into what it was like to live there.
Segedunum Roman Fort
Segedunum Roman Fort housed 600 Roman soldiers during its heyday. It was able to protect the eastern end of the wall and was a symbol of the Roman’s strength for 300 years.
An interactive museum provides a unique experience for visitors. A watchtower also enables them a fantastic view over the World Heritage Site
Corbridge Roman Town
Corbridge town isn’t a ruin, but played an important part in Roman life. Roman soldiers would pick up supplies and provisions from this town.
Chester’s Roman Fort
Chesters Roman fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort not just on Hadrian’s Wall, but in Britain.
Four main gates, headquarters and the ruins of a commandent’s house are all seen there today.
Vindolanda Roman Fort
Live excavations of Vindolanda take place yearly. This is because it’s one of the most important Roman archaeological sites in Europe.
It was a key military position along Hadrian’s Wall – Rome’s most northern frontier in Britain.
Today, the museum gives a glimpse of Roman Britain, Hadrian’s Wall and history all in one place.
Roman Army Museum
The Roman Army Museum isn’t a ruin but, similar to Corbridge Town, give a great insight into life in that time.
It is based at Carvoran Roman Fort and is a dramatic tribute to Rome’s military might.
Reconstructions, excavated objects and 3D-generated films take you back in time to what it was like to live on Hadrian’s Wall.
Birdoswald Roman Fort
The longest continuous stretch of Hadrian’s Wall is found at Birdoswald Roman Fort.
A fantastic exhibition contains artefacts, interactive displays and a model of what Hadrian’s Wall was like.
The exhibition allows you to explore this World Heritage Site.