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Vindolanda

Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
+44 1434 344277
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Great talk from an archeologist

Well laid out and informative. Archeological dig in progress with a very good explanation from one... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TJCLeicester
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Best Way to Appreciate Hadrian's Wall and the Roman Army

Viewing parts of Hardian's Wall is impressive, but once you see the scale of the Roman Fort needed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PhilViking
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year. The recently fully refurbished on site museum provides a breathtaking exploration of the Trust's ongoing discoveries and accounts of Roman life. There are no other places on earth where it is possible to experience Roman Britain, Hadrian's Wall and history coming to life before your very eyes all in one space! Come and explore it for yourself and find out why Vindolanda is treasured worldwide.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well laid out and informative. Archeological dig in progress with a very good explanation from one of the archeologists. For a history buff needed 3 or 4 hours to really appreciate all of the experience.

Thank TJCLeicester
Reviewed 4 days ago

Viewing parts of Hardian's Wall is impressive, but once you see the scale of the Roman Fort needed to support the Wall, you get a view of the immense operation involved. Take you time to stroll among the excavated ruins. The stores, warehouses, stables, barracks,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can see complete layers of occupation the site is very well laid out, the museum is excellent also had a very good cup of tea here. Recommend this site to everyone

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed this far more than i was expecting so much so that i would consider doing a dig with them one year wow i thought the concept was fantastic would go back if in the area again and am going to put the dig...More

Thank Gaynor W
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking time to review your visit. We hope you are able to join the volunteers in future years as part of the excavation team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Allow a lot of time! You could stroll round, take in the view, pause for coffee, walk through the museum display and leave in 2-3 hours. Or you could do it justice and read all the informative signs, linger over the extraordinary exhibits and leave...More

Thank elfreda1989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take one of the tours offered at Vindolanda to learn about archeology occurring there and what has been learned about the lives of the people who lived there 1600 to 1900 years ago. This experience gave me a much better understanding of the Roman way...More

Thank Konacontent
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking time to review your visit. We are pleased you found your visit enjoyable and educational.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An extremely interesting site with a fascinating museum, a real eye opener into the Roman World which answers adequately the question "What did the Roman's ever do for us".

Thank Shattonblade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the Vindolanda site does not give me a personal email address where I can comment directly with them. Very disappointed about the Vindolanda "ethos "for not allowing our cycle leader into the cafe and shop where he wanted to purchase a snack and wait...More

Thank jill s
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jill The Management of the Trust has a number of excellent relationships with tour and accommodation providers from Northumberland and beyond and would be happy to speak with Saddle Skedaddle. Our contact details are listed on the website should they wish to contact us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My hiking partner and I visited all the museums along the Hadrian's Wall Path during the course of our walk. Some of the other museums have one or two distinct things going for them and were fine as part of the total package. But the...More

Thank HBSponger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This active archeological site is truly amazing. The number of buildings, the outer wall, and the informational displays were very well done. A must see if you're in the area.

Thank Charlene Y
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and are able to recommend to others.

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Julde
17 January 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Please search Hadrians Wall Country website - Visit / tour guides - They list blue badge guides who offer tours on Hadrian's Wall.
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Joanne S
17 September 2016|
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Response from Shtina S | Reviewed this property |
Assistance dogs are allowed on the site and in the museum, but other animals (i.e. pets) are not allowed.
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52SandyH
3 October 2015|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
There are walking routes within the local are which are suitable for dogs, although some fields may contain livestock and will require dogs to be on lead. Dog owners are able to return to their vehicle to check on animals... More
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