Things To Do

Step into England’s story with these ideas of places to discover, things to do and events at our sites.

Walking the Great Stones Way

Sarah Baxter walking the Great Stones Way
Posted:
3 October 2016
Posted By:
Sarah Baxter
Categories:
Things To Do

Running through the Wiltshire countryside from near Swindon to Stonehenge, the Great Stones Way is one of England's newer hiking trails. Sarah Baxter, travel writer and author of A History of the World in 500 Walks, set off in the footsteps of our ancestors. Neolithic man didn’t have a motorca...

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The Role of Women on Hadrian’s Wall

A Roman tombstone.
Posted:
19 August 2016
Posted By:
Frances McIntosh
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Hundreds, if not thousands, of women lived on and around Hadrian’s Wall during the Roman period. They are often forgotten in our view of this military installation, so in the run up to Hadrian’s Wall Live (English Heritage’s weekend of live Roman action on 3 & 4 September 2016) we asked F...

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