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Birdoswald Roman Fort

Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place for a family day out or as a place to stop and relax if you're walking or cycling along Hadrian's Wall in Cumbria.

You can explore the extensive remains of the Roman Fort and the longest continuous remaining stretch of this magnificent World Heritage Site can be seen here. Inside, the exhibition has interesting interactive displays and artefacts, as well as a model of the Wall at its full height.

Enjoy delicious locally made cakes and treats in the tea room, while outside you can see wildlife in abundance as this site is a real nature haven. Birdoswald also offers farmhouse-style accommodation for those wishing to stay within this historic site.


Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria - CA8 7DD

Site Telephone:

016977 47602


Parking is located approx 200 metres from the site with room for over 50 cars.

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Bus Access:

Alba service AD122 Carlisle – Hexham railway station (Apr-Oct)

Road Access:

4 miles west of Greenhead off B6318. Signposted from A69 Carlisle-Hexham road at Brampton roundabout

Train Access:

Brampton 8 miles, Haltwhistle 7 miles

Bicycle Access:

Find this site on the National Cycle Network