Vindolanda Roman Fort and Museum is
situated about 5 miles north of the town of
Haltwhistle, off the B6318 road, 25 miles
east of Carlisle, 33 miles west of
Vindolanda is one of the main forts built
with Hadrian’s Wall, the wall built between
122 AD - 128 AD. Emperor Hadrian 76 AD - 138
This is one of the largest forts with the
top museum for Roman Artifacts and Coins run
by the The Vindolanda Charitable Trust, that
also run the Roman Army Museum 7 miles
The image below is of the visitor centre
from the car park.
The image below is of the courtyard in the
Vindolanda visitor centre.
The image below is from the visitor centre
looking across the remains of Vindolanda
Over to the right is reconstructions of a
wooden and stone Roman Forts / Turrets, with
a section of wall showing what the wall was
like with the Turrets along the wall.
The image below is of a aerial photo at
the visitor centre looking across the site
when excavations were taking place.
The museum and cafe are way down in the
trees, a few hundred yards with a fairly
The image below is of Vindolanda Gardens
by the cafe and museum, down in the woodland.
There are a few small picturesque buildings
and bridges in this area such as a Roman
temple, Roman shop, Roman house, and
The image below is from the gardens
looking at the cafe and entrance to the
The image below is of the interior of the
museum. This is the largest museum with coins
and artifacts that give a fantastic view into
Roman life at that time.
Coins, jewellery, tools, cutlery and more
seen here are at times remarkably like what
we still use today.