Housesteads Roman Fort

Hadrian's Wall
Haydon Bridge
Northumberland
NE47 6NN

+44 01434 344363

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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're ever likely to see, and admire the stunning panoramic views from this ancient fortress.

English Heritage's interactive museum showcases objects once belonging to Roman soldiers, and the mini-cinema will take you on a journey through time.

Pack a picnic and enjoy a Roman adventure overlooking panoramic vistas.

Note: The Fort is owned by National Trust but managed by English Heritage. The car park is owned by Northumberland National Park and parking charges apply.

 


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Ticketing and entry prices for Housesteads Roman Fort

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Adult)
1
£7.00
per ticket
Child
(5-15 years)
1
£4.10
per ticket
Concession
(Over 60)
1
£6.20
per ticket
Family
(2 adults, 3 children)
4
£18.10
per ticket

Free entry to English Heritage & National Trust Members. 

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tripadvisor
20/06/2017

Amazing place


Elizabeth526, High Wycombe
You can imagine the 800 or so troops living here. Quite a walk from the entrance to the museum, well worth it, short film shown about the history. A steep rocky walk around the fort ruins, including the early communal toilets. I have only given 4 stars, deducted one for the girl on reception taking money for refreshments. Despite having a free tea voucher distinctly naming the property, she made a fuss about it! Not good customer service, which was a shame because everyone else was friendly. Work being carried out in the car park, disabled bays closed off.
tripadvisor
19/06/2017

Great attraction but...


Middleagedcouple25, Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Fascinating place to visit, we went on Father's Day so it was quite busy but great non the less. The only let down was the young lady on the entrance till...no smile and exactly the same uninteresting instructions to each visitor. The many visitors from overseas I am sure would be unimpressed by this reception. Front line staff create a lasting impression...English Heritage take a leaf out of the National Trust organisation.
tripadvisor
17/06/2017

Very nice, but the walk up is a workout


Emma M, St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Housesteads is one of the most famous spots along Hadrian's Wall, and it was great to visit it. It does take quite a hike to get up to the fort itself, and as we went on a hot, sunny day many people stopped to rest along the way. The fort itself is interesting, though the museum left a lot to be desired. There are tons of information plaques everywhere about the fort, and the views are to die for. Definitely recommend it.
tripadvisor
15/06/2017

Great place to visit


Sue W, Warrington
Great place to visit. Strenuous walk up to to museum and fort Charge for the car park even for National Trust and English Heritage members
tripadvisor
15/06/2017

Lovely place


persvanbergstockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Very interesting roman fort at Hadrians Wall. The museum gets you a lot of interesting facts about the romans and the old fort. Quite a steep climb, but well worth it.

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