New discoveries are still rising from the coast-to-coast wall that once marked the edge of the Roman Empire.
The spectacular Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site celebrates its 1900th anniversary in 2022, and ‘Hadrian’s Wall 1900’ is a year-long festival dedicated to this huge milestone.
Celebrations are to run from 24 January 2022 – the birthday of Emperor Hadrian – to 23 December.
A weekend on Hadrian’s Wall…
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The Hadrian’s Wall is one of many remains of fortifications built by the Roman Empire after invading Britain in the second century A.D.
Hadrian’s Wall may be older, bigger, stronger and better known, but the Unesco-listed Antonine Wall was the real final frontier of the Roman Empire.
The Antonine Wall is an ancient and historical monument originating as imperial Rome’s one-‐‑time…
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