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ABOVE: Hadrian's Wall and Swingshields Crag near Cuddy's
History and tourist information
Hadrian's Wall Country
Practical information for visitors to Hadrian's Wall, including advice on how
to get there.
N.S. Gill describes the wall and the history behind it.
Her article includes photos.
Fort and Museum
The Roman fort of Arbeia wasn't part of Hadrian's Wall, strictly speaking, but it was a
supply depot for the garrisons along the wall.
Wall and the Romans
A detailed introduction from the 150-page Northumbrian Visitor Guide.
Wall, Extent of the Roman Empire
A highly readable illustrated article with photos, diagrams, and maps. From aboutScotland.com.
The Vindolanda Trust operates this site, which has visitors' information,
excavation news, etc. for the Vindolanda fort and settlement and the
Roman Army Museum.
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