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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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Haydon Bridge, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6NN, England
+44 870 333 1181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cost was 7 pounds 50 pence each with 3 pounds to park the car. The weather was superb which helped enhance the stunning countryside where the fort and museum are located. It's a bit of a walk along a steep pebble track to get...More

Thank reubenmilner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Housesteads having driven through rain showers but as we walked up the hill the rain held off and we spent the next hour wandering around the ruins. The ground underfoot was understandably boggy but it was so fascinating envisioning what it would...More

Thank Cathy1112m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The actual fort is great as I have been before so know this, just a shame about the staff at the bottom. I visited with extended family on a very cold and icy December Saturday. The car park was a skating rink so dangerous. When...More

Thank margaret h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful road approaching this site....views for miles in every direction. Paid £7-50 plus £3.00 parking. Worth it! Lovely visitors centre with snacks seating upstairs and good coffee.....little shop...helpful staff. Half mile walk to museum and fort and wall itself. Uphill then down the steepish final...More

Thank alison c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were spending a week in York and since I didn't foresee us getting any closer anytime soon, we decided to make a day of it, doing the two-hour drive (in each direction) from York to explore Hadrian's Wall. Because of the distance and that...More

Thank WineTraveller
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Surprised by how much of the site remained. Liked all the plaques explaining what was what. Museum good.

Thank moonshadowrabbit
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We visited on a cold dreary wet windy day in late November and felt the full force of what a Roman soldier 2000 years ago might have thought about being posted on the northern fringe of the Empire. We also wondered what a native inhabitant...More

Thank corndoc
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this fantastic National Trust site that is very well run and has done amazing history that we knew nothing about. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Great location for starting a walk on Hadrian's Wall. There's the remains of a fort and a shop, which also serves hot drinks. An absolutely lovely area for a walk. Very friendly and helpful staff, too.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We tried to go into Vindolanda (a much bigger site with a huge, brilliant museum) but it was temporarily closed to dogs, so we took our four-pawed pal to Housteads instead. You can take your own food into the cafe (appreciated given the rain the...More

Thank Anne J
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8 September 2017|
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Response from lovelyeverafter | Reviewed this property |
We visited here during the Summer holidays and we discovered a small wooden box outside the museum containing a stamp that you use yourself. The children thought this was so exciting. There is a National Trust shop next to... More
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