Hadrian's Wall was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, built to guard the wild north-west frontier of the Roman Empire, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.
Nowadays, you can visit the remains of the fort and accompanying museums.
- Chesters Roman Fort & Museum: a Roman cavalry fort, complete with remains of baths and steam room. In the museum, you can discover more about the collection of Roman objects.
- Housesteads Roman Fort: explore the remains of barrack blocks, Roman toilets and a hospital.
Corbridge Roman Town: the remains of a Roman town, with granaries, temples, markets and a fountain house. An audio guide tells the story about the town.
- And much more!