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Hadrian's Wall: Birdoswald Roman Fort Entry Ticket

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Hadrian's Wall: Birdoswald Roman Fort Entry Ticket

From US$ 11.94 per person

Discover the best-preserved defenses of any major fort along Hadrian's Wall, together with the longest stretch of the wall itself, at Birdoswald Roman Fort. Explore the remarkable site and learn more about the story of the Roman frontier.

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Valid 1 day
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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the fort's three main gates
  • Take the Roman Trail through the site's beautiful natural surroundings
  • Delve into the history of the Wall at the visitor center
Full description
Rising over ridges and snaking through moorland, the 73 mile-long Hadrian's Wall is an incredible monument with incredible stories to tell. Go on a journey back to life on the frontier and into the Roman Empire's extraordinary tale of power and ambition. Start your Hadrian's Wall adventure at Birdoswald Roman Fort, where you can still see the remains of all of the Wall's defining features. Birdoswald Roman Fort is set on a spectacular ridge above the river Irthing, offering fabulous views down into the gorge below. To the east are the crags of the Whin Sill, where the remains of Hadrian's Wall can be seen tracing the contours of the dramatic landscape. Stand in awe of more than 1,800 years of history as the longest remaining stretch of the Wall spans as far as your eye can see, and explore the ruins of the Roman fort, a turret, and milecastle. Delve into the story of the most famous Roman frontier with the exhibition in the visitor center. Find out how the Wall was constructed, check out some Roman artifacts, and gaze through a periscope to take in the view from the original height of Hadrian's Wall.
Includes
  • Entry to the site
  • Parking (£4 per day)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Main visitor admission desk located near the main visitor parking garage

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What to bring

  • Hiking shoes

Know before you go

  •  Parking is located approximately 200 meters from the site with room for over 50 cars. Parking charges apply
  •  Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic. There are benches located in the main courtyard, orchard, and near the south of the fort with breathtaking views over the River Irthing
  • Birdoswald Roman Fort onsite cafe serves warm Cumbrian dishes and locally sourced lighter options. Kids lunch bags are also available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 8 reviews

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August 24, 2021

August 16, 2021

The site was amazing. We were only a party of 2 adults, but could see families having great fun filling in fun find it activity sheets. Would highly recommend.

August 14, 2021

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