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About Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

Segedunum was a Roman fort at modern-day Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. The fort lay at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall near the banks of the River Tyne, forming the easternmost portion of the wall. It was in use as a garrison for approximately 300 years, from around 122 AD, almost up to 400AD. Today, Segedunum is the most thoroughly excavated fort along Hadrian's Wall, and is operated as Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum.

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Richardson Dees Park

Richardson Dees Park

0.9km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

Richardson Dees Park is a friendly park located in Wallsend.It has a large enclosed play area with decent play equipment for all ages, an outdoor gym, sports pitches (including tennis courts and a bowling green), woodlandwalks, ducks to feed, a cafe, a skate park, lots of green space and public toilets. It also has so many other options in this area and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.

St Peter's Church, Wallsend

St Peter's Church, Wallsend

1.11km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

St. Peter's is an Anglo-Saxon church located in Monthwearmouth, Sunderland, that was first built in 674 CE by the local noble Benedict Biscop. It is one of three churches in the Parish of Monkwearmouth. The others are All Saints' Church, Monkwearmouth and St Andrew's Church, Roker.

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnel

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnel

2.79km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

This was Britain’s first purpose-built cyclist tunnel, and it links to routes along the United Kingdom’s National Cycling network. The tunnels were built to connect the Tyneside neighborhoods of Howdon and Jarrow. A wondrful engineering project which involved miners operating in compressed air to excavate the tunnels. It actually consists of two tunnels running in parallel, one for pedestrian use with a 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in) diameter, and a larger 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in) diameter tunnel for pedal cyclis

The Rising Sun Countryside Centre

The Rising Sun Countryside Centre

3.48km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

The Country Park is a 400 acre green oasis located in the heart of the borough. Admission to the park is free. The habitats within the Park include grassland, woodland, pond, wetlands and a lake, there is a bird hide for keen bird watchers to use which overlooks the Swallow Pond. For walkers. There is a countryside centre offering forest schools, a cafe, toilets, educational facilities and an exhibition room.

Heaton Park

Heaton Park

3.53km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

A majestic and beauitiful historic park in the heart of a thriving community packed with stunning variety of seasonal flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. The park has an excellent network of footpaths to explore, connecting the park to nearby Ouseburn Park, Armstrong Park and Jesmond Dene. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and also It is a great place for a good walk.

Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

3.72km from Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

Jarrow Hall, the world’s only Anglo-Saxon farm and village and Bede Museum, is officially opening its doors full-time this weekend following on from its takeover by Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle. The site features a museum dedicated to the life and times of the famous monk, with other features and attractions.

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Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in North East England. The county is bordered to the north by Northumberland, to the south by County Durham and to the east of the county lies the North Sea. It is the smallest county in North East England by area, but by far the largest in terms of population.

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