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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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  • whats not to love.....miles of beautiful countryside, crazy weather, amazibg views, great pkace to do family life and holudays, great to see history in action. well worth the very reasonable car park ...  more »
  • Wonderful walk with ruins of forts & lovely vistas - can be steep at times. There are several car parks and one ticket is good for all car parks. We spent the better part of the day hiking various sec...  more »
  • This wall is almost as old as the Colosseum in Rome. There is still a lot of the wall standing and you can spend a lot of time and energy exploring it. We enjoyed exploring sections of it and not tack...  more »