Hadrian's Wall & North Pennines

Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall and prepare to be swept back 2,000 years in time.

This magnificent Roman frontier bisects a landscape of wilderness and seclusion. Look around and be blown away by the intense views of one of the most remote and unspoilt places in England – the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Here, tumbling waterfalls, heather moors and peatlands meld with hay meadows and welcoming communities like the historic villages of Allendale and Blanchland.

Battles fought around this mighty escarpment have left a landscape dotted with features including milecastles, temples and fortresses, just waiting to be explored.

See Hadrian’s Wall at its most dramatic and intact, as it marches along the western edge of Northumberland.

Experience Roman life at celebrated sites, within walking distance of each other, including Housesteads, Vindolanda and Steel Rigg.

Wonder over Roman treasures from military helmets topped with local red moss to the famous Vindolanda Tablets.

Be part of history and live like a Roman by joining the ranks of the Imperial Roman Army. Look out for live re-enactment events taking place on Hadrian’s Wall.

Where once Romans trod, today catch sight of the rare wildlife thriving here like red squirrel, otters and black grouse. 

Hadrian's Wall & North Pennines

Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall and prepare to be swept back 2,000 years in time.

This magnificent Roman frontier bisects a landscape of wilderness and seclusion. Look around and be blown away by the intense views of one of the most remote and unspoilt places in England – the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Here, tumbling waterfalls, heather moors and peatlands meld with hay meadows and welcoming communities like the historic villages of Allendale and Blanchland.

Battles fought around this mighty escarpment have left a landscape dotted with features including milecastles, temples and fortresses, just waiting to be explored.

See Hadrian’s Wall at its most dramatic and intact, as it marches along the western edge of Northumberland.

Experience Roman life at celebrated sites, within walking distance of each other, including Housesteads, Vindolanda and Steel Rigg.

Wonder over Roman treasures from military helmets topped with local red moss to the famous Vindolanda Tablets.

Be part of history and live like a Roman by joining the ranks of the Imperial Roman Army. Look out for live re-enactment events taking place on Hadrian’s Wall.

Where once Romans trod, today catch sight of the rare wildlife thriving here like red squirrel, otters and black grouse. 

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Hexham Tourist Information Centre

Wentworth Car Park
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Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 1QE

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