Visit us Places to stay and services Local Interest In our area Visit Haltwhistle: Just three miles from Hadrian's Wall is the historic and picturesque town of Haltwhistle. The town is a popular place to stop with a range of Guest Houses and Bed and Breakfast accommodation as well as great places to eat. You will also find local supermarkets, a chemist, post office, garage and other independent shops. The Sill: Northumberland National Park Landscape Discovery Centre The Sill is a showcase of local pride and passion. It features exhibitions, learning and event spaces, a local food café, a brand new Youth Hostel, rural business hub, and a shop specialising in local crafts and produce. The Sill is located just a short distance from Vindolanda at the Once Brewed on the Military Road (B6318) and is open all year round. Hexham The historic market town of Hexham is only 12 miles from Vindolanda. You can visit the Abbey, browse the shops, enjoy the restuarants and cultural venues or take a walk by the river. Hexham also has a hospital, garages, large supermarkets and a police station.