Attractions near Steel Rigg
Housesteads Roman Fort (2 Miles)*
Housesteads claim to fame is that it is the most complete example of any Roman fort remaining in Britain.
Birdoswald Roman Fort (8 Miles)*
Visit the fascinating hands-on interactive visitor centre and remains of the Roman fort where you become part of Birdoswald's 2000 years of history.
Hexham Racecourse (10 Miles)*
Perched on Yarridge Heights high above the historic market town, Hexham Racecourse has been the home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over a century. It is now Northumberland's only racecourse.
South Tynedale Railway (13 Miles)*
Buy your ticket in the restored Victorian station building for a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley. The trains are hauled by preserved steam and diesel engines from Britain and abroad.
Talkin Tarn Country Park (14 Miles)*
A glacial lake nestling beneath the fells of the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Chesters Roman Fort (15 Miles)*
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum is the best preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and as such makes a very interesting place to visit.
Wallington Hall (19 Miles)*
Wallington Hall in Northumberland has a number of interesting claims to fame. It has the largest farm shop on any National Trust property.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Steel Rigg
Bardon Mill (3 Miles)*
Greenhead (6 Miles)*
The small community of Greenhead has been at the centre of human activity for thousands of years. It stands on the Tipalt Burn, a tributary of the River South Tyne
Haydon Bridge (6 Miles)*
Haydon Bridge is located centrally between Newcastle and Carlisle in the beauiful Tyne Valley. Ideally located for basing your stay to visit the Hadrians Wall and many other sites including Allen Banks, Plankey Mill and John Martins walk.
Gilsland (7 Miles)*
Wark (8 Miles)*
Simonburn (8 Miles)*
Allendale Town (9 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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