School Children at Corbridge Roman Town exploring the remains

English Heritage Schools Programme

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Discover the remains of the forts, towers, turrets and towns that once kept watch over the Wall, see rare Roman artefacts, get hands-on in museums and take in spectacular views of the rugged landscape to find out what life was like for the men, women and children on the edge of Roman Britain.

Today you can explore the Wall’s rich history and its dramatic landscape at over twenty fascinating sites, including Housesteads Roman FortChesters Roman FortCorbridge Roman Town and Birdoswald Roman fort.

There are two paid for hands-on workshops available at Housesteads; Meet a Roman Soldier and Murder at the Fort: A Roman Murder Mystery.

Birdoswald Roman Fort has learning resources linked to the site which are available here:

Hadrian’s Wall Teacher’s Kit

The English Heritage Teachers’ Kit for Hadrian’s Wall has been designed for teachers and group leaders to support a self-led visit to sites along the wall including Birdoswald Roman Fort, Carrawburgh Roman Fort, Chesters Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town and Housesteads Roman Fort. Many sites are within short distances of one another, so you can visit more than one in a day.

School group at Housesteads

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