Hotels in Gilsland
History buffs will love the hotel’s proximity to Hadrian’s Wall along with a plethora of other Cumbrian landmarks.
In and around Gilsland
Built in the year 122 AD, this defensive wall was built by the Roman Empire to mark out the edge of their territory and to keep the Scottish (then known as barbarians) out. Hadrian's Wall stretches across the north of England to Newcastle upon Tyne, Wallsend and South Shields. In Northumberland, many parts of the wall are still intact and you can also visit the Roman Vindolanda (a Roman auxiliary fort) and the Roman Army Museum as well as the English Heritage sites of Housesteads Roman Fort and Chesters Roman Fort.
Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life
Journey back through the area’s history and relive the story of the Cumbria’s Country Infantry Regiment, from past to present. Admire the relics, uniforms, firearms, medals and personal items on display.
This impressive castle has stood watch over the city of Carlisle for more than 900 years, with various renovations and improvements adding to its fascinating architecture. The castle is one of the key features of the city and has played an important role in its history. Built by William the Second, son of William the Conqueror, this castle changed hands a number of times.
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