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Vindolanda Archaeological dig and museum
North East’s best day out on Hadrian’s Wall. The Vindolanda Charitable Trust bring you two exciting and unmissable tourist attractions dramatically exploring Roman life on the edge of the empire 2000 years ago. Come and enjoy the world famous Vindolanda Writing Tablets, live archaeology in summertime, the exclusive Eagle Eye 3D film and much more all in the heart of beautiful Northumberland National Park and central section of Hadrian's Wall. To find out more click here.
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge
With its deep gorge, created by the River Allen, and the largest area of ancient semi-natural woodland in Northumberland, this 250-hectare (617-acre) site provides the perfect setting for an adventure. To find out more, click here.
Explore bath houses, turrets and shrines, visit galleries and museums and watch live excavations uncover fresh details of ancient Roman Britain before your eyes. However you discover it, Hadrian’s Wall is a unique, must-see monument and a remarkable place to experience. To find out more, click here.
The Sill Visitor Center
The Sill is a newly opened summer 2017 Northumberland National Park visitor center with cafe overlooking Hadrians Wall. To find out more, click here.
There are many walks from The Bowes or from nearby locations such as Allenbanks, Hardrians Wall, Haltwhistle Burn and many more. In addition there are plenty of fishing opportunities available for salmon and sea Trout (in season) along the River South Tyne.
Bardon Mill and Henshaw Village Hall