The ruins are about a mile outside Corbridge so walkable if you're staying in the town. The audio tour is excellent and if you then take a walk along the river bank at Corbridge... read more
Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses....
Not all of the sites on Hadrian's Wall were heavily guarded fortresses. Corbridge was a supply base and bustling town where the Romans and civilians would pick up food and provisions.
Today, you can still walk through the town's streets and experience a true time-capsule of Roman life. You can see a valuable hoard of objects found during excavations, including Roman armour and trinkets, which provide a fascinating insight into the life of a soldier.