Archaeology and history for everyone

"Two destinations | One ticket | A great day out"

Cartimandua - Queen of Brigantia

Many of us study Boudica in school but what about the other native British queen? Find out more about Cartimandua and her relationship with the Romans.

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Author: Barbara Birley

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Vindolanda Roman Shoe Webinar

12th March 2021 - 7pm
Everything you want to know…and were NOT afraid to ask! The top 10 questions ever asked about the Vindolanda Roman shoes.

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Author: Sonya Galloway

Location: Online

FACT FILE: Vindolanda

Find out more about the Roman Site of Vindolanda.

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Author: Barbara Birley

Home Learning

Activity sheets for home learning fun. From Roman cooking ideas to spot the difference and much more, there is something for everyone.

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Author: Penny Trichler

Our impact

24%

We estimate that only 24% of Vindolanda has been excavated, meaning we have another 150 years of excavating to go!

5,000,000

Since the Vindolanda Trust opened its doors to visitors in 1970 over 5 million people have visited our two sites.

47

The Vindolanda Trust employs 47 local staff, one of the largest tourism employers in Tynedale.

Our Vision

Overview of the Vindolanda Trusts aims and objectives

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Author: Colin Galloway

Location: The Vindolanda Trust, Chesterholm Museum,Westwood, Hexham

Events

  • Vindolanda Roman Shoe Webinar

    12th March 2021 - 7pm
    Everything you want to know…and were NOT afraid to ask! The top 10 questions ever asked about the Vindolanda Roman shoes. Read more

  • Romans Return to Vindolanda

    7th & 8th August 2021
    Both sites welcome back the world famous Ermine Street Guard. Demonstrations and displays, Roman army school, learn about life in the Roman army and see Vindolanda brought to life. Read more

News

  • Altars back in the landscape

    Replica altars to the Roman God Jupiter Dolichenus placed back in religious shrine at Vindolanda enabling visitors to see them in their original setting for the first time in 1,800 years. Read more

  • Rare Bronze Hand Discovered

    A small, child sized, and eerily life-like bronze hand has been discovered during the excavation of a Severan fort ditch at Roman Vindolanda. Read more