EDAS FIELD TRIP TO NORTHUMBERLAND & DURHAM
SUNDAY 6 JUNE TO FRIDAY 11 JUNE 2004
COME ROAMIN' WITH THE ROMANS
NOT JUST ONE, BUT TWO WORLD HERITAGE SITES!

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum The most complete Roman Fort in Britain. Spectacular position with commanding views. See granaries, barracks, hospital and ingenious latrines!

Birdoswald Roman Fort Here Hadrian's Wall, fort, turret and milecastle can all be seen. Fascinating interactive visitor centre gives an introduction to Hadrian's Wall (World Heritage Site) and follows Birdoswald's 2000-year history.

Durham Cathedral together with the Castle a World Heritage Site. One of the finest examples of Norman church architecture. Has the tombs of St. Cuthbert and the Venerable Bede.

Durham Castle Fine example of motte and bailey castle.

Durham Museum of Archaeology Exhibition on the archaeology of Durham City and County Durham.

Bede's World New museum revealing fascinating world of the Venerable Bede. Recreated Anglo-Saxon farm with timber buildings. 1300 year old church and monastic ruins.

Washington Old Hall From 1183 to 1399 the home of George Washington's direct ancestors.

Chester-le-Street Parish Church & Ankers House Peter Walker's 'home' church. Was the cathedral of the North when the monks fled there from Holy Island. Anchorite's house attached to the church. Roman, Saxon and medieval displays.

Finchale Priory 13th century Benedictine priory ruins by the River Wear. Segedunum Fort & Museum, Wallsend Last fort on the Wall. Multi-award winning site. Reconstruction of Roman bath house and a section of the Wall. Interactive museum.

Tynemouth Priory & Castle Burial place of Kings of Northumbria, the priory was destroyed by the Danes, later founded as a Benedictine priory, fortified later, now a picturesque ruin by the coast.

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, South Shields Remains of important supply base. Reconstructed fort gateway.

Vindolanda Roman Fort & Museum Roman fort and town with excavations in progress.

Chesters Roman Fort Best visible remains of a Roman Cavalry Fort in Britain. Military bath house.

Hexham Abbey Saxon crypt, 15th century paintings.


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