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Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
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Visit the most popular tourist attraction in Northern England, Hadrian's Wall. The wall was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. In 2005, it became part of the transnational "Frontiers of the Roman Empire" World Heritage Site. Learn the history at the archaeological sites and museums along the wall, take in the dramatic views, and examine forts, mile-castles, and temples. Don’t miss the solitary tree featured in the film “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” or Wylam, the birthplace of pioneering railway engineer and inventor George Stephenson. Explore by foot or bike, but take care with the fragile landscape (walkers are asked to follow the path during summer months). To visit Hadrian's Wall and get the most from your holiday in Haltwhistle, create itinerary details personal to you using our Haltwhistle vacation builder.
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  • Viewing what's left of Hadrian's Wall varies along its considerable 73 mile course. My recommendation is - head for the area around Housesteads Fort to see the remains of a typical Roman Fort that hou...  more »
  • We walked a small section of the wall near Once Brewed, parking at Steel Rigg Carpark. For its age and exposure to the elements, I was quite surprised how much actually remains. Some decent climbs to ...  more »
  • I had visited the Wall before, but this time I actually walked a good section of it, mainly due to the fantastic weather and the great views. I had intended to park in one of the National Park CP's bu...  more »