Housesteads Open daily except 24-26th Dec and 1 Jan
Roman wall snaking across dramatic countryside. Wild and evocative remains of the Roman Empire's most northerly defences . There are high ridge-walk with vast panoramic views. Explore Roman barracks and some of the earliest-known flushing toilets. Housestead's Fort is the best preserved of 13 outposts along the wall . The Trust owns approx. 6 miles of the Wall, running west from Housesteads Fort to Cawfields Quarry, and over 1,000ha (2,471 acres) of farmland. Access to the Wall and the public rights of way is from car parks operated by the Northumberland National Park Authority at Housesteads, Steel Rigg and Cawfields. Housesteads Fort is owned by the National Trust, and maintained and managed by English Heritage.
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