Hadrian's Wall

Places to Visit

Hadrian's Wall is so epic that it deserves its own page, so head over there and take a tour. Read more...

Cawfield Quarry

Cawfield Quarry
1½ miles away

Easily incorporated into a walk along Hadrian's Wall, or worthy of a visit by itself, Cawfield Quarry sits on the route of the wall, with its iconic cliff and pool.
Cawfields Website
The Sill.

The Sill
3½ miles away

The sill provides a great attraction to while away some hours if the weather is not so good. Go up on the grassed roof and admire the views, or head inside for the regular exhibitions and learning zones, and finish off with a bite to eat in the cafe.
The Sill Website
Inside the Roman Army Museum.

Roman Army Museum
4 miles away

Come to the Roman Army Museum and immerse yourself in the life of a Roman soldier. The museum includes three galleries, 3D film and holographic classroom. Based at the site of Magna Roman Fort the museum is situated next to one of the most complete sections of Hadrian’s Wall.
Roman Army Museum Website
Aerial view of Vindolanda.

4½ miles away

Get a glimpse of ongoing archaeological excavations at this ancient settlement. Regular exhibitions and gift shop.
Vindolanda Website
View of Housesteads Roman Fort.

Housesteads Roman Fort
6 miles away

Set ontop of the whin sill crags, enjoy incredible views in all directions, whilst taking in the features of the Roman Fort. A visitor centre, gift shop and cafe help round off a visit to this popular attraction.
Housesteads Website