Hadrian's Wall
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Multiple sites in Northumberland, Cumbria, and Tyne and Wear, Northern England


  • Housesteads Roman Fort

    A fascinating tourist attraction in North East England, Housesteads is the most complete Roman fort in Britain. Set where Hadrian's Wall climbs to the top of a dramatic escarpment.

  • Corbridge Roman Town

    Visitors to Corbridge can walk along the main street of this Roman garrison town, flanked by the remains of granaries, a fountain house, markets, workshops and temples.

  • Chesters Roman fort

    Built almost 2000 years ago to house a Roman army garrison guarding the nearby bridge across the River Tyne, Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions in the North East.

  • Birdoswald Roman fort

    Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to stop off on a family day out or if you're walking or cycling along Hadrian's Wall in Cumbria. Extensive remains of the Roman Fort can be explored.

1900 years of Hadrian's Wall

In 2022, we celebrated 1900 years since the building of Hadrian's Wall.

English Heritage along with with the wider Hadrian’s Wall partnership are commemorated 1900 years of history of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in a year long festival. Exciting events and exhibitions took place across Chesters, Housesteads, Birdoswald and Corbridge. 

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Stories from Hadrian's Wall

  • Postcard from Hadrian's Wall

  • Uncovering the Corbridge Story

  • A 360° View of Hadrian’s Wall

  • Postcard from Chesters Roman Fort

  • Why was Hadrian's Wall built?

  • Meet a Roman legionary

  • How Romans changed Britain

  • Roman makeup tutorial

Events along Hadrian's Wall


Guidebook: Hadrian's Wall

Price: £6

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