Things to see & do

Explore Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site

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What is a World Heritage Site?

Hadrian's Wall was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987 uniting it with many wonderful other sites around the world. If you'd like to find out more about it for free, join John Scott on Tuesday 24 March, 2 - 4pm.

Housesteads Roman Fort and Museum

Visit the most complete Roman Fort in Britain to experience what life was really like for a Roman soldier, head to the museum to see what the Fort would have looked like in Roman times and borrow a Game of Thrones 'Watchers' cloak.

Don't miss...

  • Experiencing what life was like at the Roman Fort
  • Spotting spring wildlife such as Curlews, Sparrows and more
  • Admiring the dark skies at night
  • Taking a walk alongside the Wall
  • Trying geocaching - the hunt is on for the boxes!
  • Enjoying a range of refreshments in the visitor centre
  • Seeing where part of 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' was filmed
Join us at Hadrian's Wall to learn about landscape photography © National Trust

Join us at Hadrian's Wall to learn about landscape photography

Enjoy snapping away?

Spend the day learning from professional photographer Roger Clegg about how to select the best subjects and add impact to your landscape photographs.

The workshop on Sunday 8 March will include discussions on composition, use of natural lighting and exposure, as well as some simple digital techniques.

Try something new

Looking for a way to spend time with the family and have new experiences in 2015? Join a Working Holiday at Allen Banks; see what it takes to be a ranger, learn about conservation and be together.

Cosy days in

After a brisk walk snuggle up inside the visitor centre, choose from snacks and drinks or simply browse the shop. Every penny spent goes back into conserving this special place.


Ranger Jonny Tomlinson is on a mission to discover and learn about unusual species at Hadrian's Wall by using iSpot, like this algae. Can you help us identify some others?