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Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall - Things to Know Before Visiting

B6318, Chollerford, Hexham NE46 4EU, UK

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Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters.Spend a day out wandering around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters. You'll find hundreds of ancient artefacts beautifully displayed with e-readers to guide you around the John Clayton museum.


Attractions Near Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Hexham Old Gaol
Hexham Old Gaol6.42km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

The Hexham Old Gaol is in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, England. It is reputed to be the oldest purpose-built prison in England. The gaol was built under the order of Margot and William Melton, the Archbishop of York, in 1330–33. It held prisoners from Hexhamshire and also, in the 16th century, from the English Middle March, before their trial in the Moothall Court Room nearby.

Hexham Abbey
Hexham Abbey6.74km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Hexham Abbey is a majestic Grade I listed place of Christian worship dedicated to St Andrew, in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, in Northeast England. Originally built in AD 674, the Abbey was built up during the 12th century into its current form, with additions around the turn of the 20th century. Since the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1537, the Abbey has been the parish church of Hexham.

Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall
Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall8.95km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Corbridge was once a bustling town and supply base where Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions. It remained a vibrant community right up until the end of Roman Britain in the early years of the 5th century. Corbridge was initially the site of a series of important forts. But after Hadrian's Wall was fully commissioned it developed into a prosperous town, a tempting leave-centre for off-duty Wall garrisons.

Aydon Castle
Aydon Castle9.79km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Aydon Castle was one of the finest and most unaltered examples of a 13th century English manor house. Set in a beautiful and secluded Northumberland woodland. An existing timber hall house was transformed into an impressive stone-built residence but, as the war turned against the English, it suffered from numerous attacks which financially ruined its owner. This classic castle is perfect for family games and picnics and is a great starting point for some woodland walks.

Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall12.33km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Housesteads is the best preserved of the thirteen permanent Roman army posts along the length of Hadrian's Wall, the famous barrier built to keep the northern tribes out of the settled Roman south. The site is owned by the National Trust and is in the care of English Heritage. Finds can be seen in the site museum, in the museum at Chesters, and in the Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Allen Banks & Staward Gorge - National Trust
Allen Banks & Staward Gorge - National Trust13.07km from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Allen Banks and Staward Gorge make up the largest area of ancient semi-natural woodland in Northumberland. This wilderness garden was created by Susan Davidson who lived at nearby Ridley Hall in the 19th century. The property has been designated a site of special scientific interest for its rich flora and fauna. There is a large suspension bridge which has been ruined by the flooding of January 2005.

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