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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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  • We walked for 4 days from Brampton to Heddon; 50 miles in total. A wonderful experience, if a bit tough at times. The open spaces & the views made it a great experience. Lots of ladder stiles, which w...  more »
  • Start with the crowded parking and charge, then enter and find you have quite a walk ahead of you down a path, then up a reasonable incline. I never want to complain about weather on any review, no on...  more »
  • The wall is an amazing piece of history and construction. However the parking charges at the car parks are a tad excessive. We visited one of the forts and found that not only did you have a four poun...  more »