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Heart of Hadrian's Wall

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St Cuthbert's Church, Greenhead
Heritage

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St Cuthbert’s Church was built as a Chapel of Ease in 1827 to 1828 during the incumbency of the Rev N J Hollingsworth. It is thanks to his passion and enthusiasm that the chapel was built. A chapel of ease is a church building other than the main church...
Museums

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Roman Army Museum, Carvoran, Greenhead (Open daily from February to October, times may vary). The fort at Carvoran predated the Wall, housing 1000 men in AD 80, but there is hardly anything left above ground. The Carrick family who farmed there through the 18th and 19th centuries found it...
Hands-on-Latin
Tours and Guides

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Hands-on-Latin is run by Catherine Jarvis “Hadriana”, an experienced linguist, guide and ‘Minimus - the Latin Mouse’ teacher. Hands-on-Latin offers a range of language and history courses. The fun-filled courses combine book, multimedia and interactive studies with tours of Roman remains around the World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall....
Forts and Castles

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At Blenkinsopp Castle (probably originally called Blencan's Hope, i.e. valley) near Greenhead, the resident ghost is a White Lady who is reputed to be trapped as a spirit which cannot be released until the treasure which she hid from her husband, (thought to have been booty from the Crusades)...
Thirlwall Castle
Forts and Castles

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Explore Thirlwall Castle (the name means the Break in the Wall), an odd one because the Roman stones with which it was built (they were very handy, after all, and probably came from a bridge) were really too small for such a tall structure. No wonder, really, that so...
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