Housesteads

Housesteads Roman Fort is the remains of an auxiliary fort on Hadrian’s Wall, located in Bardon Mill in Northumberland.  You can wander around the barracks, hospital and toilets, or take a walk to the famous Sycamore Gap.

  • Location: Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6NN – off A69.
  • Nearby: Hexham 12 miles, Corbridge 16 miles, Carlisle 28 miles.
  • Opening times: 10:00 until 16:00, Monday to Sunday – open all year, serviced during opening hours.
  • Parking: pay on exit, 3 hours for £3, longer than 3 hours incurs hourly charge of £2.
  • Facilities: toilets, baby changing, play area, visitor centre, gift shop, picnic area, museum, dog friendly.
  • Things to do: walking, eating.