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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
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a really good complement to Vindolanda. This was an smaller outpost for soldiers actually working the wall. Good information boards and very lovely countryside. There is a well preserved section of wall accessible from the site that was good fun to walk down....More

Thank Gonefishingx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Little of a stroll from the car park up to the wall but the views are well worth it. The little museum has history about the wall and it is pretty interesting to learn about it all. Stunning views of the countryside at the top.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to hadrian's wall and it did not disappoint. The fort is a short (but steep) walk from the car park but worth the walk, with a fantastic site situated right on the wall. You can really begin to imagine what...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Housesteads is one of several Roman forts along Hadrians Wall and probably one of the best. It appears to be a joint National Trust and English Heritage site so if you're a member of either, entry is free. There is a large car park( pay...More

1  Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed 4 days ago

Housesteads Roman Fort is one of the best sites to visit along Hadrian’s Wall. You can drive along much of Hadrian’s Wall simply by taking the A69 and B6319. There are several sites along the way, some run by English Heritage and some by the...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had taken a tour from Edinburgh that included Housesteads and, to be honest, expected to see a section of Wall. To start, we were impressed by the ticket office/ gift shop with it's helpful keen staff, but in addition there is quite a good...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The whole family enjoyed our visit to Housesteads, made all the better by the excellent tour given be National Trust guide, Paul who really knew everything about the site and was obviously passionate about telling others about the fascinating history of the site. If you...More

Thank Slc250272
Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the AD 122 at Hexham rail station and got off at the Housesteads section of the wall. We did not view the museum as we wanted to start our walk along the wall. It was without question the best part of our visit...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This part of Hadrian's Wall is probably one the best remaining ruins of this once impressive network of forts. It is a steep trek to get there, but I am a history buff so it was worth it. I find it amazing that something constructed...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Housestead is much larger than you initially think it will be. Foundations are well unearthed, signage excellent, and movement throughout the site easy. It was a cold, rainy day when we visited, which actually added to the experience. Once you have wandered though the excavation...More

Thank Denny S
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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
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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
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RobertToop
26 January 2016|
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Response from stuckinthepast | Reviewed this property |
It is 6 months since I visited ,so I am struggling to remember the facilities. In my limited experience, facilities for the disabled community in the UK are normally of a high standard, due to the UK's Disability... More
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