Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
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Open daily, 10am - 5pm

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Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6NN

AD122 bus - travel discount

Recieve 20% off your walk up ticket when you travel to Housesteads Roman Fort by the AD122 bus!

Simply show your ticket to a member of staff when you arrive to receive your discount. 

The bus runs all year round between Hexham and Haltwhistle. You can find the timetable here. It also stops at Birdoswald Roman Fort and Chesters Roman Fort

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Guidebook: Hadrian's Wall

Price: £6

 Housesteads Timeline


Construction of Hadrian's Wall begins. The fort at Housesteads, known as Vercovicium, is built.

138Hadrian's Great Defences

The Wall is completed at the end of Hadrian's reign and is garrisoned by nearly 10,000 men. Housesteads is one of 15 forts along the Wall.

Find out more about the history of Housesteads