Hadrian’s Wall, which stretches 73 miles from coast to coast, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Wall was created to protect the Roman Empire’s untamed northwestern boundary.
Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland
Learn about the forts, towers, turrets, and communities that once stood guard above the Wall. Discover what life was like for the men, women, and children on the outskirts of Roman Britain by seeing rare Roman relics, getting hands-on in museums, and taking in stunning views of the harsh countryside.
Hadrian’s Wall Walk
Explore over 20 intriguing locations along Hadrian’s Wall, including Housesteads Roman Fort, Chesters Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town, and Birdoswald Roman Fort. Visitors can learn about the Wall’s rich history and magnificent terrain, either on one of the Hadrian’s Wall walks or via car.
Take part in a Hadrian’s wall walk at one of the incredible locations throughout Northumberland. Choose between The Birdoswald Trail, Chester’s Trail, Corbridge trail and the Housestead’s trail to name a few. It would take between 6-8 days to walk the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall so choose your route wisely.
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