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Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Haydon Bridge, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6NN, England
+44 870 333 1181
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Haydon Bridge, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6NN, England
+44 870 333 1181
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting day out , amazing views. Very informative small museum. Bit of a climb to top . But on seeing I had problems walking , staff said there was a car park near top I could use . I managed the walk but appreciated the...More

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here during our stay in Northumberland. It is an amazingly preserved Roman site high in the Northumberland countryside with great views. It is atmospheric and feels really remote - you can imagine what it must have been like for the Roman soldiers stationed...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Need to pay both for parking and entry (entry is free for English Heritage members). There is an uphill walk from the car park to the fort which takes about 15-20 minutes, but it is a reasonably gentle incline. The castle gives great views along...More

Thank TJCLeicester
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this place whilst walking the wall from Steel Rigg! Amazing! Lots to see and read and much better than Birdoswald Roman Fort!

Thank morrisgaz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Housesteads whilst staying in Stanhope. Great little walkout and a nice display. We had a sandwich from the shop for dinner but was expecting more of a cafe to eat in rather than the self service sandwich display. The exhibit was displayed well and...More

Thank TomWalderman
Reviewed 4 days ago

An accessible and visitor friendly site. Lots of useful information available, both from free leaflets and bought items. Information boards were informative and the video at the vistor centre was very good. Learnt a lot

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been to Housteads for 20+ years so it was high time for a visit. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were lucky to arrive just in time for the 11am guided tour. Guide (Glen I think) was very knowledgeable. I knew everything about the...More

Thank Derrick R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned to travel to Edinburgh and looking over the areas sites I realized this was a "have to see" place. I love history of the Roman Empire and thoroughly enjoyed my visit here. I would love to return, hike the area and visit the...More

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visted this place when the clouds were low and it was windy with some rain but so glad we did because you sort of got the feeling of how hard it must have been for the romans especially the first lot who had to...More

Thank spark1jigsaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see the fort here and lots of information provided as well - staff were friendly and the parking/facilities were good too. Great place to go on a long walk!

Thank JakieWolf
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Y5448RAsarahc | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so as it's an English Heritage site
Jo S
10 April 2017|
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Response from baronynine | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on production of your membership card. The car park is council run and chargeable
Robert R
6 March 2017|
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Response from Sue_Hodnett | Property representative |
Hi, Dogs on leads are allowed everywhere except in the museum. There are loops in the walls of the museum if owners want to tie their dogs to them while they look around inside, and a bowl of water to keep their dogs... More