Housesteads Roman Fort

Hadrian's Wall
Haydon Bridge
Northumberland
NE47 6NN

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Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire.

Wander the barrack blocks and the hospital. Peer into the oldest toilets you're ever likely to see, and admire the stunning panoramic views from this ancient fortress.

English Heritage's interactive museum showcases objects once belonging to Roman soldiers, and the mini-cinema will take you on a journey through time.

Pack a picnic and enjoy a Roman adventure overlooking panoramic vistas.

Note: The Fort is owned by National Trust but managed by English Heritage. The car park is owned by Northumberland National Park and parking charges apply.

 


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Ticketing and entry prices for Housesteads Roman Fort

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Adult)
1
£7.00
per ticket
Child
(5-15 years)
1
£4.10
per ticket
Concession
(Over 60)
1
£6.20
per ticket
Family
(2 adults, 3 children)
4
£18.10
per ticket

Free entry to English Heritage & National Trust Members. 

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tripadvisor
13/11/2018

Roman Ruins!


joy G,
This place was fascinating and the information centre gave us a good insight - especially the short film which showed animations etc. The ticket office was friendly and we joined the National Trust here. The site was well labelled, clean etc. A great experience!
tripadvisor
12/11/2018

Great views, but perhaps not for the unfit!


benjaminw412, Durham, United Kingdom
Perhaps not as well known as some of the other forts along the wall but no less interesting; be careful if visiting with older folk, however, as it's really very steep to access from the car park. For children there's space to run about, but perhaps less to do than at Vindolanda or the Roman Army Museum. Worth checking out, though.
tripadvisor
02/11/2018

Amazing site


NottsKim, Nottingham, United Kingdom
This is an amazing site with some really interesting buildings. What let it down for us was the lack of information about the site available. We also visited Vindolanda which was far better because they had guided tours and loads of info on the site. As an NT member we got in for free but if I’d paid full price I would have been disappointed.
tripadvisor
31/10/2018

House Fort &, Hadrians Wall


littletrikle, manchester
Excellent visit to the Fort, seeing 1800 year old toilets. You get to see a 6 min video in the tiny museum near the Fort with plenty of Roman artifacts on display. You can walk on Hadrians wall which is attached to the Fort and walk along for 200m. It's the only section of the wall you can walk on.
tripadvisor
29/10/2018

Fantastic.


Dam B,
Extensive remains, set high on a ridge by Hadrian's Wall. Interesting museum with film show. A fair walk from the car park, but worth every step.Great views.

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