North East England is a region rich in contemporary culture, historical attractions, World Heritage Sites and dramatic landscapes, all easily accessible from Newcastle International Airport. Find out more about our wonderful region by visiting the Visit North East England website.
Whether your looking for museums, coastal walks, outdoor swimming pools or local markets Northumberland has it all! We have listed a few great places to visit in our local area but you can find comprehensive information about our region by visiting the official Visit Northumberland Tourism website.
At Vindolanda Fort and the Roman Army Museum you are already having the ultimate 'Edge of Empire' experience on Hadrian's Wall but if you want more then there is a stunning string of forts, milecastles and turrets stretching 80 Roman miles (73 of our miles!) from East to West, coast to coast.
Northumberland has many fine castles that you can visit, some of them are even built from Hadrian's Wall stones! There is also 40 miles of stunning coastline or venture into the heart of Northumberland and find some real gems.
Here are some interesting places to visit and things to do just a stones throw away from Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum
Only 45 minutes from Vindolanda is the city of Newcastle. Hadrian's Wall has left its legacy in the street plan of the city and there is lots of wonderful history to explore.