Things to see & do

Explore Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site

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What's on?

During your visit to Hadrian's Wall you can visit Housesteads Roman Fort, the most complete in Britain, and experience what life was really like for a Roman soldier.


Joining us for an astronomy evening is a great way to learn about the Dark Skies, or if an adventure is more your thing there's a range of events coming up. Bring on 2015!

Don't miss...

  • Admiring the dark skies at night
  • Taking a walk alongside the Wall
  • Experiencing what life was like at the Roman Fort
  • Our fantastic range of events
  • Enjoying a range of refreshments in the visitor centre
  • Spotting otters and deers
  • Seeing where part of 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' was filmed
  • Trying geocaching - the hunt is on for the boxes!
We’re just waiting for the snow at Hadrian’s Wall then we're off! © Laura Jackson

We’re just waiting for the snow at Hadrian’s Wall then we're off!


Add snowshoes to your boots and let's have an adventure in the snow!

Make your way alongside Hadrian's Wall in the snow and get a real feel for the sport, learn winter walking skills as well as having some fun!

Register your attendance and we'll be in touch when (and if) the snow arrives.

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?