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Attractions

Whatever your interests, we have something for you here at The Heart of Hadrian's Wall. Why not visit one of the many museums or galleries and discover our Roman and Reiver history or perhaps you would prefer walking or cycling through the vast open landscape.

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Tynemouth Castle and Priory on the coast of North East England was once one of the...
Edlingham Castle dates mainly from the 14th century, although a manor house of the...
A hugely important structure in Newcastle's history, Newcastle Castle has had a ch...
The pre-Norman history of the site at Warkworth is still not entirely clear, but i...
For 450 years Norham Castle, first built in the 12th century, was one of the great...
Set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the River Till, this Northumber...
An awe-inspiring sight, Dunstanburgh Castle stands proudly at the edge of the coas...
Bamburgh Castle has a long and fascinating history, with the area being occupied f...
The Sill features exhibitions, learning & event spaces, café, a world-class Youth ...
The largest Iron Age hill fort in Northumberland, Yeavering Bell sits at the top o...
Free to enter, this is a firm favourite for both North East residents and visitors...
The Great North Museum: Hancock was purpose built in Newcastle as a natural histor...
One of the best-preserved turrets on the line of Hadrian's Wall, with a stretch of...
The birthplace of Thomas Bewick, the cottage and farmhouse of Bewick is perhaps No...
Thriving communities built up around Hadrian's Wall, with settlements and forts be...
This quaint small stone cottage was built circa 1760 to accommodate mining familie...
Beamish is a wonderful place that brings history to life but you must allow a full...
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Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the s...
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The Hadrian’s Wall corridor, which extends west, from South Shields on the North E...
Further away, but well worth the trip, is the castle at Bewcastle, built on the si...
The building is Grade 1 listed and dates from c.1100. It has splendid Roman Column...
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Open daily from March to October. Times may vary. (Visitors with English Heritage ...
Our permanent displays are based on our five main collections: The Border Counties...
Langley Castle stands about two miles south of Haydon Bridge on the A686 road to A...
This is a beautiful church with a long history of worship by local families. There...
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Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions on Hadrian's...
Chipchase Castle is a 17th-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial 14...
St Martin's Church was built in 1878 to replace an earlier one on the same site, w...
The building of Hexham Gaol was ordered June 1330 making it the oldest purpose-bui...
St Cuthbert’s Church was built as a Chapel of Ease in 1827 to 1828 during the incu...
St Aidan’s Church in Thockrington. The building dates back from the 11th century. ...
Roman Army Museum, Carvoran, Greenhead (Open daily from February to October, times...
Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions on Hadrian's...
Lanercost Priory, founded in 1166 and disbanded during the Dissolution of the Mona...
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery houses considerable collections of fine and de...
On the north side of the ridge of the Whin Sill, on which sits Hadrian’s Wall, the...
Featherstone Castle, now a private residence, stands just over two miles to the so...
The Church of the Holy Cross is a very fine and original example of early 13th cen...
St Oswald’s church – Heavenfield is on the site of what is believed to be the loca...
There has been a church on this site over for 1300 years since Queen Etheldreda ma...
Triermain, now just a ruin, lies just a few miles west of Gilsland and was build i...
Williamoteswick (or Willmontswick) is a fortified manorhouse situated on the south...
At Blenkinsopp Castle (probably originally called Blencan's Hope, i.e. valley) nea...
Bellister Castle close to the South Tyne stands on a partly man-made mount and was...
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Housesteads, known to the Romans as Vercovicium (the place of effective fighters) ...
There was probably a wooden Saxon Church dating from the 7th century. The original...
The church in the middle of the town dates back to 1180 and is a grade 1 listed bu...
Explore Thirlwall Castle (the name means the Break in the Wall), an odd one becaus...
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Aydon Castle Tucked away just one mile from the village of Corbridge is Aydon Cast...
St George's is a Victorian stone church situated on the village green in the pictu...
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