Regional Europe United Kingdom Recreation and Sports Walking Long Distance Paths Hadrian's Wall Path
Where Romans once stood. The Hadrian's wall National Trail opened May 2003. Fact File Length: 130km Start: Wallsend, Newcastle Upon Tyne Finish: Filey Brigg Terrain: This is not a challenge walk, the highest point being 1300 feet above sea level. Much of the trail will be on grassy surfaces. Attractions: Public transport for most sections (Hadrian's Wall Bus) and railway links, historic Roman sites, a National Park. - From The Countryside Agency
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Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail
Official trail site. Trail description, history, map, publications, transport and photos.
BBC History: Housesteads Roman Fort Virtual Reality Tour
History and 3D reconstructions of the fort, which stands on Hadrian's Wall and is now owned by the National Trust.
Birdoswald Roman Fort
The official site for this attraction near Brampton, Cumbria. Illustrated description of the fort and recent excavations there. Information on its visitor and study centres. Facilities, events, news.
Britannia: Touring Hadrian's Wall
A detailed touring guide by David Nash Ford to the places of interest along Hadrian's Wall from Carlisle to Wallsend.
Explore Hadrian's Wall
A travel guide which includes sections on the history of the wall, Roman sites along the wall, local attractions and travel information.
Following Trajan's expansionist policy, Hadrian tried to consolidate the Roman empire and strengthen it by such means as this great fortified wall. Illustrated article from About.com, with links.
Roman fort and settlement by Hadrian's Wall, where rare ink on wood letters were discovered. Visitor information, excavation news. Online shopping: books, reproduction Roman jewellery, weapons, figures, games.
BBC News: Roman Souvenir of Wall Found
Archaeologists say a bronze pan found in Staffordshire is a Roman souvenir of the building of Hadrian's Wall. (September 30, 2003)
BBC News: Roman Trail Re-opens
The whole of Hadrian's Wall from Cumbria to Tyneside opens to walkers for the first time since the Romans abandoned it. (May 23, 2003)
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