Birdoswald Roman Fort

Walk alongside the longest continuous stretch of Hadrian’s Wall and explore the ruins of this impressive fort, once home to over 800 Roman soldiers. Explore the extensive remains of the Roman fort and discover interactive displays, artefacts and a model of the wall in our fascinating exhibition.  With a cosy tearoom, it is the ideal place to stop and relax while walking or cycling along Hadrian’s Wall in Cumbria.

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Directions: 4 miles west of Greenhead off B6318. Signposted from A69 Carlisle-Hexham road at Brampton roundabout. Postcode: CA8 7DD

Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/birdoswald

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