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Things to do in Haltwhistle

Small town near Hadrian's Wall




 

  Attractions

Hadrian's Wall And Housesteads Fort FREE

National Trust - Roman wall running through an often wild landscape.
Bardon Mill
Hexham
NE47 6NN

 

Allen Banks And Staward Gorge

National Trust - Gorge of the River Allen with ornamental and ancient woodland.
Bardon Mill
Hexham
NE47 7BU

 

Leahill Turret And Piper Sike Turret Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - Turrets west of Birdoswald: Piper Sike has a cooking-hearth.
near Birdoswald Fort
Cumbria
CA8 2BX

 

Pike Hill Signal Tower Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - The remains of one of a network of signal towers predating Hadrian's Wall.
near Banks
Cumbria
CA8 2NF

 

Winshields Wall Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - The highest point on the Wall, in rugged country with spectacular views.
near Steel Rigg car park
Northumberland
NE49 9PT

 

Lanercost Priory

English Heritage - Part of a monastic building, perhaps the abbot’s lodging, of Benedictine Abbotsbury Abbey.
Lanercost
Nr Brampton
Cumbria
CA8 2HQ

 

Walltown Crags Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - One of the best places of all to see the Wall, dramatically snaking and diving along the crags of Whin Sill.
near Greenhead
Northumberland
CA8 7JD

 

Banks East Turret Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - Imposing and well-preserved turret with adjoining stretches of Hadrian's Wall.
Banks
Cumbria
CA8 2JH

 

Birdoswald Roman Fort Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to stop if on a family day out or if you're walking or cycling.
Gilsland
Brampton
Cumbria
CA8 7DD

 

Hare Hill Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - A short length of Wall, still standing 2.7 metres (8.8 feet) high.
Banks
near Brampton
Cumbria
CA8 2HL

 

Harrows Scar Milecastle And Wall Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - A mile-long section of the Wall, rebuilt in stone later in Hadrian's reign.
Birdoswald
Cumbria
CA8 7DD

 

Willowford Wall, Turrets And Bridge Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - A fine 914 metre (2,999 feet) stretch of Wall, including two turrets and impressive bridge remains.
near Gilsland
Cumbria
CA8 7AA

 

Housesteads Roman Fort Hadrian's Wall

English Heritage - A fascinating tourist attraction in North East England, Housesteads is the most complete Roman fort in Britain.
Haydon Bridge
Hexham
Northumberland
NE47 6NN

 

Vindolanda

The most exciting archaeological site on Hadrian's Wall.
Bardon Mill
Hexham
NE47 7JN

01434344277

 

Kielder Water And Forest Park

Explore the biggest man made lake in Northern Europe and the largest working forest in England.
Kielder
Northumberland
NE48 1BX

 
 

  Museums

Mr George's Museum Of Time

Small museum of everything to do with timepieces.
4 Central Place
Haltwhistle
NE49 0DF

01434321776

 

Roman Army Museum

Roman history museum based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort.
Greenhead
CA8 7JB

01697747485

 
 

  Parks

Leaplish Waterside Park

With panoramic views of the reservoir, this is the ideal base to recharge and refresh or take part in an action packed day.
Kielder Water & Forest Park
Kielder
Northumberland
NE48 1BT

 

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