Housesteads Roman Fort

Hadrian's Wall
Haydon Bridge
Northumberland
NE47 6NN

+44 01434 344363

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Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire.

Wander the barrack blocks and the hospital. Peer into the oldest toilets you're ever likely to see, and admire the stunning panoramic views from this ancient fortress.

English Heritage's interactive museum showcases objects once belonging to Roman soldiers, and the mini-cinema will take you on a journey through time.

Pack a picnic and enjoy a Roman adventure overlooking panoramic vistas.

Note: The Fort is owned by National Trust but managed by English Heritage. The car park is owned by Northumberland National Park and parking charges apply.

 


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Ticketing and entry prices for Housesteads Roman Fort

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Adult)
1
£7.00
per ticket
Child
(5-15 years)
1
£4.10
per ticket
Concession
(Over 60)
1
£6.20
per ticket
Family
(2 adults, 3 children)
4
£18.10
per ticket

Free entry to English Heritage & National Trust Members. 

Dates & times for Housesteads Roman Fort, Haydon Bridge

From To
Tuesday01/11/2016Friday31/03/201710:00 - 16:00
Daily from 10:00 to 16:00.
 

THE SITE IS CLOSED 24-26 DECEMBER 2016 and 1 JANUARY 2017

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tripadvisor
24/03/2017

Extremely interesting and visually stunning spot


Kirious,
We loved visiting this ancient Roman fort. The site was great and the museum even better. The refreshments were superb as well.
tripadvisor
18/03/2017

See what the Romans did at Hadrians wall


Alison S, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Park in car park near the National Trust shop and cafe. Half mile walk to visitors centre, 6min video to watch which shows you how the ruins would have looked when complete. 5 min walk to ruins and further 5 min walk to see Hadrians wall. It was very winding and wet when we went, not ideal for walking or seeing the views. However we enjoyed the walk and the experience. Great also for NT members as its free for them. Car park is £4 for day but ticket can be used in all the car parks along Hadrians Wall. Would recommend.
tripadvisor
17/03/2017

Breathtaking (in every sense of the word)


Nick G, Lincoln, United Kingdom
Visited the fort on a very windy day,hence the title. We can only imagine what it was like for the men who built and lived in this place , incredible strength and ingenuity in very dangerous times and the siting of the wall at this point can truly be appreciated . Good information sites and friendly staff the chance to walk where remarkable men once stood ,and if you go on a windy day you will experience something else.
tripadvisor
11/03/2017

Amazing part of history.


Ian F,
This is a great place to visit and the biggest fort on the wall. This is also the only place you can officially walk on the wall. The mussem is very small but gives alot of information about everything to do with the area the wall. Well worth a visit
tripadvisor
03/03/2017

Worth visiting the biggest site on the wall


DrPeterDRobinson, Derbyshire
Stunning location, impressive ruins, good small museum and the opportunity to walk on a section of the wall. Food and drink options are a bit limited in the visitor centre and it is a steep climb to the site, but definitely worth it.

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