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Vindolanda

Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
+44 1434 344277
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Hadrians wall

This was a great place , also go to the back of the cafe to see the last roman milestone in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ruthyruth1
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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My favorite site in Hexham!

We got the combo pass for the Roman Museum and Vindolanda. The Roman Museum pales in comparison to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
brandasa
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Ohio
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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year. The recently fully refurbished on site museum provides a breathtaking exploration of the Trust's ongoing discoveries and accounts of Roman life. There are no other places on earth where it is possible to experience Roman Britain, Hadrian's Wall and history coming to life before your very eyes all in one space! Come and explore it for yourself and find out why Vindolanda is treasured worldwide.
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  • Average2%
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great place , also go to the back of the cafe to see the last roman milestone in Britain, there once was tens of thousands of them! Volunteers excavating all the time

Thank ruthyruth1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got the combo pass for the Roman Museum and Vindolanda. The Roman Museum pales in comparison to Vindolandia. We spent about 2 hours at Vindolandia and about 45 minutes of the Roman Museum. Vindolandia has a great museum - with so many currently items...More

Thank brandasa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked here from our campsite and visited with our children (6&2). The museum was well laid out but wasn't very child friendly, we could have spent ages reading all the boards but the kids got bored and we moved on to look at the...More

Thank Jenkhumphries
Reviewed 4 days ago

What can I say - Vindolanda was simply excellent. Excavations have been carried out at this site for many years, exposing the remains of a pre-wall Romano/Britain settlement and the large Roman fort which was subsequently built. Everything, from the thought that has gone into...More

Thank skytortoise
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Vindolanda has always been my favourite fort along Hadrians Wall. It's still a working archaeological site and volunteers are usually diging and finding more artifacts. When we popped over last week we hadn't visited for a few years. The museum and tearoom have been updated...More

Thank Dani C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Managed to get a sunny day to take visiting family from.France. Niece had done a school project on the Romans when back home in France, so thought a visit to extensive Roman fort would be interesting. Both she & her brother enjoyed their day including...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Roman texted that have been discovered at Vindolanda are rated as the most prized artefacts to be found in the UK. A must visit for anyone interested in History.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historically brilliant site deserves five and a half stars. It's simply an archaeologist's dream! If you like the Romans, then this is the place for you! They have a museum where they have over 400 Roman shoes! Even the wildlife loves it, you can...More

5  Thank Citybreak2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

It will cost a bit to get in, but the fee is well worth it. Excellent visitor centre, with exciting film show, this is probably the best excavated site all along Hadrian's wall. Well detailed - and a 'dig' in progress.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the real thing, so you have to use your imagination complete buildings are not what's left after all this time. That said, there is a lot there and very helpful and informative dig teams through the summer. We arrived on a lovely sunny...More

Thank Joanna R
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Julde
16 January 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Please search Hadrians Wall Country website - Visit / tour guides - They list blue badge guides who offer tours on Hadrian's Wall.
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Joanne S
17 September 2016|
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Response from Shtina S | Reviewed this property |
Assistance dogs are allowed on the site and in the museum, but other animals (i.e. pets) are not allowed.
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52SandyH
3 October 2015|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
There are walking routes within the local are which are suitable for dogs, although some fields may contain livestock and will require dogs to be on lead. Dog owners are able to return to their vehicle to check on animals... More
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