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Roman wall running through an often wild landscape
Witness the stunning views, explore natural wilderness and become immersed in the history while visiting Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort.
Walk alongside the wall to Milecastle 37 and the infamous Sycamore Gap, taking in the amazing sights on the way and visit the Fort for a real insight into Roman military life.
Discover the past behind the archaeological remains, using the stone walls as a guide around the village south of the fort and envisage the different chambers and rooms.
The team are dedicated to maintaining and improving the site to preserve its natural history and for the public to enjoy.
Note: The Fort is owned by National Trust but maintained by English Heritage.
This three-year wildlife conservation project funded by HLF will research the colony of bats living along Hadrian’s Wall.
Trained volunteers will become group leaders to collect bat-data, record bat identification, run an overnight bat watch and workshops, develop a bat walk and digital bat trail.