24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022
24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022
History, heritage & archeologyOutdoors & NatureWalks & tours

Before the Romans North of the Wall

Housesteads car park

29 Aug 2022

Delivered by NNPA

Follow the Roman Wall to its second highest point and learn about its history and the ancient settlements which pre-date it.

An exhilarating walk with stunning views taking in a prehistoric burial cist and settlement, carved stones, the largest Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall, the site of a medieval castle and associated fish ponds with some 19th century industrial archaeology thrown in for good measure.

Everything you need to know
Duration: 5 hours
Distance: 9 hours
Category: Strenuous 7

Please note – dogs are not permitted on this guided walk.

Starting point (please meet here approximately 10 minutes before the walk start time): Housesteads National Park Car Park

9 miles west of Chollerford on the B6318. Meet outside the visitor centre. (Hadrian’s Wall Bus stops here).

OS Grid Ref: NY 794 684
W3W: shapeless.ambition.contain

Visit site