Hadrian’s Wall Guided Tours

73 miles long, nearly 2000 years old, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and right on our doorstep. Hadrian’s Wall gives a fascinating insight into our Roman heritage, set in the stunning local landscape of rolling hills and wide skies it really is a fascinating and inspiring sight to behold.

Whatever your reason for visiting Hadrian’s Wall, be it to discover its history, admire the unique landscape, take the challenge of walking-the-wall, or just the chance to ‘see it up close and personal’, we have hand-picked experienced guides ready to assist.

For around three centuries, Hadrian’s Wall was a vibrant, multi-cultured frontier sprawling almost 80 miles coast-to-coast. Built by a force of 15,000 men in under six years, it’s as astounding today for its sheer vision as it is for its engineering. Milecastles, barracks, ramparts and forts punctuate a diverse landscape that provides a
dramatic backdrop.

However you discover it, Hadrian’s Wall is a unique, must-see monument and a remarkable place to experience.

Contact Reception for further information.

Chesters Roman Fort

See what life was like at one the Roman Empire’s most northern outposts. Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain – wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers’ quarters. Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in our museum, these were found at the fort and along Hadrian’s Wall.  Don’t miss Chesters Tearoom and the new family trail, ‘Chesters Fort Takeover’.

Hadrian’s Cavalry 2017:  Unique exhibition and events exploring Hadrian’s Cavalry at 10 venues across the length of Hadrian’s Wall.

Contact Reception for further information.

National Park of the Year 2016: Northumberland

The least populated of the National Parks has an abundance of beautiful landscapes, activities and wildlife to explore ensuring you’ll never be short of something to do during your stay.

Take a walk into history and explore Hadrian’s wall, enjoy some retail therapy in our local market towns and cities or simply relax and get back to nature with a walk through one of our peaceful woodlands.

International Dark Sky Park

At 572 square miles it’s Europe’s largest area of protected night sky and it’s officially England’s best spot to enjoy star gazing having been awarded a gold tier destination by the International Dark Sky Association.

With Kielder Observatory a short drive away from Walwick Hall you can explore the night sky and enjoy the wonders of the universe with an even closer look too.

Kielder Water and Forest Park

Kielder water and forest park are situated only 16 miles from Walwick Hall. It offers a range of activities and interests for you to take advantage of.