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Last weekend saw an amazing spectacle here in the North east As part of a series of events being held this year, beacons of light were lit at 250 metre intervals along the length of Hadrian’s wall . The gas beacons were situated at the locations of the original milecastles and turrets that once...

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ProFascinating glimpses into Britain's Roman past, sp...

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The Emperor was gravely concerned. His visit to Britannia in 122 A.D. had not gone entirely well. In fact, many among the more troublesome barbarians of the Northern tribes declined to be counted as part of his empire. To minimize this threat from the North and to bolster flagging morale among...

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“Walking the Wall”

published 30/03/2005

ProSee more Wall and scenery

ConsHard on the feet and It's often peeing down

There have been two accounts of Hadrian’s wall on Ciao already (one in 2004) so I won’t be covering what has already been said. This review is aimed at those who might wish to walk, at least partially, the route of this ancient 80 miles long edifice. Believe me, the views from the Wall are...

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Excellent

ProSo many- beautiful scenery, amazing experience

Consblisters, good old northern weather

I walked the wall with my partner at the very beginning of April this year. The National Trail is 84 miles from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway. However as we live in Newcastle we felt that we would gain nothing from walking from Wallsend to Newcastle, so we started from Heddon on the Wall. We took...

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“Boberius the Builder”

published 25/01/2002

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In AD 122, the Imperial Roman army were kicking arses in Northern Africa, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Greece, not to mention humbling the mighty German army on the Rhine and the formidable Boadicea in England. They were unstoppable with their well-drilled army and modern methods of warfare...

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Product Information : Hadrians Wall, England

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City: England

Type: Landmark

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Listed on Ciao since: 25/01/2002