The Roman Army Museum

The Roman Army Museum

Overview

Based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy.

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Hostels nearby

The Roman Army Museum

Greenhead , Northumberland, CA8 7JB

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY 67199 67207

Lat/Lng: 54.9858, -2.520827

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.

climbing

Climbing in Bellingham

Callerhues crag is popular. It’s a very bold sort of crag - but one worth tackling! Routes tend to be hard, but short.

cycling

Cycling in Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.

cycling

Cycling in Bellingham

YHA Bellingham is a natural stop-off point on the challenging Rievers Route. There are plenty of on and off road trails in the beautiful National Park.

Walking and Rambling at YHA Alston

Walking and Rambling in Alston

The Pennine Way passes through some of the most beautiful and remote countryside England has to offer. This section boasts the highest waterfall in England.

Cycling at YHA Alston

Cycling at YHA Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.

South Tynedale Railway

South Tynedale Railway

A new narrow gauge railway from Cumbria into Northumberland. There's also a shop, café & Hub transport museum.       Visit the website

Talkin Tarn Country Park

Talkin Tarn Country Park

An ideal place for water sports or a quiet stroll through the mature woodlands. Fishing and bike hire available.

Killhope

Killhope

Killhope is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, where you can experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pennine dales.

Kielder Water

Kielder Water

Home to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the biggest working forest in England, covering 250 square miles.

Vindolanda

Vindolanda

This Roman fort is just south of Hadrian's Wall and is great for learning more about the local history.

Reivers Cycle Route

Reivers Cycle Route

The alternative 120 mile route across northern England through the land of the Border Reivers.

The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way has something to offer every long distance walker. A 270-mile walk from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders.