Buy Tickets To Birdoswald Roman Fort At Hadrian's Wall In Cumbria

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Feb 09, 2022 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on Feb 09, 2022
Buy Tickets To Birdoswald Roman Fort At Hadrian's Wall In Cumbria

Travel to the Cumbrian hills and explore the historical places of Birdoswald Roman Fort in this tour of Hadrian's Wall. Walk along the longest surviving part of Hadrian's Wall and feel nostalgic and a part of history.

Hadrian's Wall was at one point the northwest frontier of the Roman Empire and holds a lot of importance in history.

People can enjoy learning about the history of Roman Britain by exploring Birdoswald Fort and the museum where there is a permanent exhibition. Book Birdoswald Roman Fort Cumbria tickets now and enjoy a stroll along Hadrian's Wall while learning about the history of Britain.

About Birdoswald Roman Fort At Hadrian's Wall

What is Birdoswald Roman Fort?

Birdoswald Roman Fort is located in the western part of Hadrian's Wall. This was in the Roman province of Britannia. There were around 16 forts along Hadrian's Wall, and Birdoswald Fort is one of the best-preserved forts.

This fort is located on a triangular spur of land covered by cliffs to the south and to the east, the fort overlooks a wide meander of the River Irthing. The fort was built around 125 AD. A series of hall-like buildings were discovered at Birdoswald.

English Heritage now cares for the fort, as well as Hadrian's Wall. Before English Heritage, Cumbria Country Council managed the fort from 1984 until 2004.

What can I learn at Birdoswald Roman Fort?

Located on the longest surviving stretch of Hadrian's Wall, you are able to see lots of other attractions like watchtowers, ruined gates, and turrets. Stand exactly in the same place where the Romans patrolled and protected Hadrian's Wall, overlooking the wild landscape of Cumbria.

There is also a museum at the fort where you are able to learn about the fort. You can even participate in traditional Roman games at the museum.

You can hire the Birdoswald Farmhouse located within the grounds of the fort, just a little away from Hadrian's Wall. The farmhouse is best for walking groups, scouts, large groups of families, and school groups. It has 39 beds.

What age is Birdoswald Roman Fort suitable for?

There is no age restriction. However, children need to be accompanied by adults. Visitors aged 16+ must scan the NHS Track & Trace QR code after arriving at the location.

How long does it take to visit Birdoswald Roman Fort?

The duration of the tour is two hours. The last admission to the centre is 30 minutes before closing.

What's the best time to visit?

You can visit all around the year.

What are the opening hours?

This site open at 10 am in the morning and closes at 4 pm in the afternoon.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is Birdoswald Roman Fort?

The address is Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Hadrian's Wall Path, CA8 7DD, Brampton, England.

How do I get to Birdoswald Roman Fort?

If you are travelling from London in a car, take the M6 to reach the destination. The journey will take approximately six hours.

Haltwhistle is the nearest train station.

Where can I park near Birdoswald Roman Fort?

There is parking around 656 ft (200 m) away from the fort. Parking is chargeable for non-members.

Where are the toilet facilities at Birdoswald Roman Fort?

There are male, female, and disabled toilets along with baby changing facilities available.

Is Birdoswald Roman Fort accessible?

The exhibition and surrounding areas are flat and accessible for wheelchairs. The excavated area is also accessible. However, there is some uneven ground so be careful when you are out in the open.

Dogs on a leash are allowed inside.

Where can I eat nearby?

Here are some recommendations: Birdoswald Roman Fort Cafe, The Samson Inn, The Sally, and House of Meg Tea Rooms.

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Written by Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason

Bachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

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