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The Housesteads Fort and Museum is an amalgamation of various Roman forts, the most significant being the Vercovicium. The place also houses a fine example of a hospital from the Roman era, apart from the various other ancient relics.
Depicting the role of the Roman Empire in the history of Hexham is the Roman Army Museum which has several rooms which tell the tale of the living conditions. Apart from which, the museum also houses real-life figures which make the experience memorable.
Nearby the museum is the Walltown Crags which is an imposing structure offering magnificent views of the surroundings. Hexham Herbs is a picturesque garden which has an outstanding herb collection. The unique herbaceous plants, thymes and roses are the main highlights of the garden.
Just nearby Hexham is the Hexham racecourse which is an excellent choice for a day trip with the family as it is equipped with a caravan and a camping site.
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