If you’re looking to holiday in the UK then you might be interested in the best places to stay Northumberland has to offer, especially if you’re a fan of history. Yes, history buffs will be pleased to hear of an exciting event that’s taking place at Hadrian’s Wall over the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July.
‘Turma Hadrian’s Cavalry Charge’ will take over the historic site, with 150 miles of the national park being transformed for a packed weekend of performances and cavalry exercises. You’ll also get the chance to meet some of the re-enactors and see some of their amazing period costumes up close, and be transported back more than two and a half thousand years ago.
This event is definitely one for the whole family and they’ll also be a host of thrilling exhibitions, crafts, food and drink stalls to get involved in. Chair of the Hadrian’s Cavalry steering group Bill Griffiths, said: “This is a rare chance to see the Roman cavalry in action …The cavalry would regularly perform exercises to illustrate their skill and prowess” reported Chronicle Live.
The Roman Cavalry are the archetypal roman soldier, known for their decorated armour and helmet, so it’s sure to be a real spectacle!
This event will also take place alongside the 30th anniversary in which Hadrian’s Wall being honoured as one of the first Unesco World Heritage Sites. You can grab yourself tickets for this event at www.hadrianscavalry.co.uk/tickets and also make the most of the chance to buy discounted early bird tickets.