Travel Blogs from Hexham, United Kingdom

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hadrian's wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

hadrian's wall

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Did we conquer it? For the most, I suppose, in jumps and spurts, bits and pieces. If you glue them all together I think we must have managed to cover most of it. In a - disorganised - fashion, but that was to be expected. Funny thing is, we all thought ...

A Wall to keep out the Barbarians, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

A Wall to keep out the Barbarians

A travel blog entry by zento

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... instantly intrigued and we both agreed we should check out this wall.     We passed through a lovely little town called Hexham and crossed the River North Tyne to where the first site of the wall was:  Chester's Roman Fort.  We ...

Hexham - absolut eine Reise wert!, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hexham - absolut eine Reise wert!

A travel blog entry by klawi

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... in der Krypta aus dem 7. Jahrhundert, war nicht nur sehr interessant, sondern auch unglaublich beeindruckend. Die Innenstadt von Hexham ist noch immer frühmittelalterlich geprägt und deshalb so interessant und sehr reizvoll für den Besucher. Die ...

Hadrian'sWall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian'sWall

A travel blog entry by john.beach

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... and tiny midges are common. By Day Five, we are through the Crags, back on level ground around the very old market town Hexham, where we've scheduled a rest day, but end up doing a half day stretch passing through a ninth century battlefield, where ...

Hadrian's Wall, a Roman Fort and a visit to Hexham, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian's Wall, a Roman Fort and a visit to Hexham

A travel blog entry by bandglittle

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... out in the fort and along the wall for nearly three hours we were frozen. We quickly made it into the nearest town of Hexham and found a wonderful B&B that had a separate lounge room, kitchen, and a big bath tub. We visited the local supermarket and ...

Day 12 Hexham, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 12 Hexham

A travel blog entry by britt.mark

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... . Say Ayan Castle a 13th Century fortified Manor House (we're not really a Castle admits the English Heritage man). Hexham Abbey very  grand and set in fine gardens. The finest day in 9 months in Northumberland. Temperature got ...

Day 11 Lakes to Hexham, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 11 Lakes to Hexham

A travel blog entry by britt.mark

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Hadrian's Wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian's Wall

A travel blog entry by latestarter

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Janet and Rauf joined us on Monday night so one Tuesday we travelled inland to have a walk along Hadrian's Wall.  The walk was 7.5 miles from the Once Brewed Visitors' Centre and took us past Vindalanda and along a long stretch of the wall.  ...

David and Danny blaze ahead, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

David and Danny blaze ahead

A travel blog entry by dlj

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Jane decided to stay and explore Birdoswald then catch the bus while Danny and I rode on to Hexham. We started well - the weather was a little cooler and the road signs clearly visible. The cycle trail is marked with lots of little blue and red signs ...

Roaming around Hadrians Wall, Bardon Mill near Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Roaming around Hadrians Wall

A travel blog entry by jacqui369

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We came, we saw, we conquered........... at least part of the wall! Feeling a bit 'Roman-d out after visiting 4 of the Roman forts, Vindolanda ( J would have loved to have been on the archeaological dig here...C had to pull her away), Housesteads, ...

long and winding road, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

long and winding road

A travel blog entry by jen.johnson

We walked from Ironsign, near Heddon, to Carraw Bed and Breakfast, outside of Chollerford. Tomorrow we attack the crags between Housesteads and Vindolanda. Reliable WiFi remains elusive, more updates to ...

THE NORTH-Vindolanda and The Roman Army Museum, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

THE NORTH-Vindolanda and The Roman Army Museum

A travel blog entry by jboyeskie

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Another cool Roman site. ...

Yet Another Bank Victim, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Yet Another Bank Victim

A travel blog entry by petcul

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They say planning is the key to success so, in keeping with what they say, I set about applying for visas and a carnet six weeks in advance of departure. Following the instructions on the Iranian consulate's website I send off all the documents to apply ...

Into the Hills‏, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Into the Hills‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... final stop was the Castlerigg Stone Circle (another 4,500-year-old set of standing stones) and then we headed west into Northumberland towards Hexham. The road took us up over a range of hills (the summit was 2,000ft) and the views out over the dales were ...

Off to see Hadrian's Wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to see Hadrian's Wall

A travel blog entry by mokoosh

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... pretty cool though, as are the absolutely HUGE Highland Cows they also have there. We make it to Carraw Bed & Breakfast in Hexham just before it gets completely dark and settle in before we head back out for dinner at the Hadrian Hotel.  Great ...

I Wasn't Going to Write Any More Blog but..., Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

I Wasn't Going to Write Any More Blog but...

A travel blog entry by petcul

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Sorry for the delay but files finally transferred from my faithful Toughbook (RIP)  28th October - 13th November Antonio's father tells me there has been snow in the mountains overnight but optimistically points to the patch of blue sky. ...

Roman around Vindolanda, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Roman around Vindolanda

A travel blog entry by luck_3

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Today was such a fabulous day!! We woke up in beautiful room, visited an ancient Roman site and spent the whole day with my cousin Paul, his wife Fi and their gorgeous sons, as well as Paul's parents. Fortunately, the lady owner of Hallbarns was more ...

LOAD OF OLD ROCKS, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

LOAD OF OLD ROCKS

A travel blog entry by pip-wayne1

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Today we took a visit to Hadrian's Wall. Took a slight detour to a smaller part of the wall and had to do a three point turn in a 7.5m MH... on a single lane track... no mean feat I can tell you... plenty of onlookers wondering what the hell a large MH ...

On my way at last, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

On my way at last

A travel blog entry by petcul

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My passport is returned complete with my Syria visa. The ferry is booked from North Shields for tomorrow so I'm on my way. Better late than never and miracle of miracles I'm going generally in the direction I originally planned even if I miss Iran. ...

Win's visit to Hexham, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Win's visit to Hexham

A travel blog entry by wmagill

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... Road, nobody really knowing what was going on. All I could think of was, I had a connection to make from Newcastle to Hexham with only about 30 minutes to spare. Anyway after about 20 minutes we were all told we could return and continue our ...

Car boot sale, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Car boot sale

A travel blog entry by gosforthrangers

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Another car boot sale today to help us raise funds! As usual at these sorts of things, we met some interesting characters and had some fun times! The majority of our 'Double Your Money' items also went - successes all round! Who knew what sort of tat ...

Hadrian's Wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian's Wall

A travel blog entry by theskinners

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Now to see Hadrians ...

Beer Ale Beer Ale, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Beer Ale Beer Ale

A travel blog entry by uconnhusky

Tour to Hexham Abbey, Hadrian's Wall and dinner at La Tasca with Michael & ...

Roman Fort!, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Roman Fort!

A travel blog entry by bluebells

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Chesters Roman Fort at Hexham, England Details to come ...

On the road again, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by anothertrip

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... of a fort were. As the Romans were building the 73 mile long wall they also built places where the soldiers stayed and forts. Hexham is another lovely town, although trying to find some food at about 2.30pm on a Sunday wasn't easy. There were a lot of ...

Hadrians wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrians wall

A travel blog entry by evotron

Today I, dad and Paul we to the house steads roman fort. After we got out of the car and got our tickets we walked down in the wind to the fort. We watched a video tape about life in the fort then went to see the fort. After this we went for a look ...

THE NORTH-Hadrian's Wall (Housesteads Roman Fort), Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

THE NORTH-Hadrian's Wall (Housesteads Roman Fort)

A travel blog entry by jboyeskie

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Probably our favorite adventure of the trip! For more info on Hadrian's Wall & Roman Britain, visit: ...

More of Northumberland, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

More of Northumberland

A travel blog entry by ball14

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... night was a bit more basic than we had experienced to date, but tonight's B and B is lovely. A country home only miles from Hexham with a wonderful pub up the hill called The Rat. Very up market meal, they have won many awards. The building is from the ...

Northumberland, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Northumberland

A travel blog entry by ehattabaugh

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Hadrian's wall: The ruins of a Roman fort built around 122 AD. The wall goes almost across the entire country. It was 73 miles long, and took 6 years to build. Beautiful green scenery on the mountainous countryside, littered with sheep. The ...

Adventures in the Northumberland's, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

Adventures in the Northumberland's

A travel blog entry by jocelynb

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Wednesday- driving , Raby castle, and dinner at pub in middle of nowhere called once brewed Driving in the big purple 18 passenger bus wasn't very exciting but I did have my iPod and my friend Tori to keep me entertained. English motorways are ...

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