Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian's Wall and the area around it is a stunning testament to the power of the Roman Empire.

You can discover the delights of the Wall for yourself at Cawfields, where you can see the bedrock of the Whin Sill, at the iconic Sycamore Gap and soak in the spectacular views of Steel Rigg and Crag Lough.

Iconic tree on Hadrians Wall

Sycamore Gap, known as the 'Robin Hood Tree'

At Brocolitia you can visit the remains of a third century Roman temple or take a stroll along the Hadrians Wall Path, an 84 mile National Trail stretching coast to coast.

For the full story, Housesteads Roman Fort, Vindolanda Roman Fort and Chesters Roman Fort have museums and exhibitions packed with finds.

Nearby, the villages and towns of Hexham, Haltwhistle, Greenhead and Simonburn are wonderful spots to enjoy a hearty lunch or spot of afternoon tea. Picnickers will love Walltown Country Park with it’s woodland, meadows and wildlife lake. While birdwatchers will be in their element at Greenlee Lough National Nature Reserve.

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