Birdoswald Roman Fort (Cumbria) Reviews
Description:Address: Gilsland / Brampton CA6 7DD
Newest Review: ... I would recommend you come by car if possible as there are many other interesting sites to see in the area. There is a paying car park; although the fee is refunded on admission to the fort. Birdoswald. ********** Birdoswald was once a very important wall fort housing over 1,000 soldiers. Built in AD 122, the original fort was constructed using timber with a turf wall. The emperor Hadrian ... more
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by - written on 13/09/11 (Very useful, 46 readings)
I am consider myself very lucky to live in rural Northumberland with its stunning countryside and wealth of history to discover. One of the biggest tourist attractions is the amazing Hadrian's Wall, stretching for 84 miles from the Solway estuary in Cumbria to Wallsend at the mouth of the Tyne. Along the wall are over a dozen wall forts and probably the best preserved of these is the fort at Birdoswald in Cumbria. Getting there. ************ Birdoswald is situated in stunning countryside high above a bend in the river Irthing 4 miles west of Greenhead. It is well signposted in both directions. If you are using a Sat Nav the postcode is CA8 7DD. From ... Read the complete review
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