About Hadrian's Wall
To control their newly won territory in England, the Romans built heavily defended forts around the country. Most famous of all, on the northern edge of their British territory, the Romans built a coast-to-coast wall to protect Roman England from the tribes who lived in Scotland.
Hadrian's Wall is stunning in so many ways. Find out more about this exceptional period in our history by following the links below:
- The Invasion and Conquest of Britain
- Why was the Wall built?
- The building of Hadrian's Wall
- The military landscape
- Life on Hadrian's Wall