Walltown Lodge is located in tranquil countryside in the Northumberland National Park and in the Dark Sky Park, just 130 metres from Hadrians Wall, next door to the Roman Army Museum and adjascent to Walltown Quarry Nature Reserve which is a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site where the milky way is visible with the naked eye. Despite our tranquil location we are only a short walk (15 mins/just over half a mile) from the nearest Pub/Restaurant which serves evening meals.
Roman Army Museum
Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome's extraordinary military legacy. Step into the life of a Roman soldier and experience life on the front line of Emperor Hadrian's.
Walltown Country Park
Pleasant walks and picnics can be enjoyed at this wonderful beauty spot on Hadrian's Wall. Beautiful spot for a picnic near Hadrian's Wall. ... Walltown is also a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site perfect for viewing the dark skies over the Northumberland National Park
Hadrian's Wall, also called the Roman Wall, Picts' Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. In 2011, it had a population of 11,829.
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 archaeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year.