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The beautiful Cot Valley near St Just, Cornwall

St Just

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Thatched cottages at Church Cove, near Lizard Village


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Pictures of Wall

About Wall

The village of Wall lies in the high uplands of Northumberland in spacious countryside bordered by the rivers South Tyne and North Tyne, close to Chester's Fort on historic Hadrian's Wall.

As one would imagine the village is often thronged with tourists, for here you can see one of the best preserved stretches of Hadrian's Wall as it runs close to the edge of the Northumberland National Park, towards Carrawburgh Temple of Mithras, and on towards Haltwhistle.

A focal point in the village is its outstanding Church dedicated to St.Michael. The church occupies a quiet position in a picturesque tree-lined churchyard where you can see interesting headstones and graves from past centuries.

This is a good touring centre, it is close to Hexham Abbey, Kielder Water, the Pennine Way, and in the distance lies the wild Northumberland coast.

Amenities in the area include a good range of shopping in nearby Hexham and pleasant local inns and restaurants. It is excellent walking country, with the past-times of fishing, golf and horse riding well catered for locally

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Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham (35 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland

(3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction S of Wall)

Historic market town where for centuries the sheep and cattle farmers of Northumberland gathered for the Tuesday market beside Hexham Abbey...

The Bridge In Corbridge, Northumberland

Corbridge (31 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction SE of Wall)

Located in Northumberland, Corbridge is a historic market town with Roman connections. It features charming streets, historic buildings, and the Corbridge Roman Town archaeological site...

Allendale village, Northumberland

Allendale Town (23 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction SW of Wall)

This picturesque Northumberland village enjoys a lovely location in the fine hill and dale countryside of the beautiful East Allen Valley...

River North Tyne near Bellingham

Bellingham (7 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction NW of Wall)

The market town of Bellingham sits on one of Northumberland's prettiest stretches of water, the north bank of the River North Tyne...

The Church at Whitfield, Northumberland

Whitfield (2 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction SW of Wall)

This is a picturesque village lying amongst sprawling open countryside criss crossed by dancing streams, tributaries of the River West Allen...

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The River North Tyne

Chesters Roman Fort (Cilvrnvm) (71 Pictures)

(0.9 miles, 1.4 km)


A picture of Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park (1 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 3.9 km, direction SE)


Mithraeum temple near Brocolitia roman fort Milecastle

Carrawburgh Roman Fort (Brocolitia) (2 Pictures)

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction NW)


Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham Abbey (10 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction SE)

Hexham Abbey is a refoundation of a church which stood on this spot in the year 675, it survived until 821, later the town was.....

Langley Castle Hotel, Tynedale, Northumberland

Langley Castle (3 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction SW)

Built in 1350, during the reign of Edward III, the castle has retained its architectural integrity and is regarded as one of the.....

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall & Housesteads Fort (36 Pictures)

(7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction W)

Wild and evocative remains of the Roman Empire's most northerly defences, with panoramic views. Roman barracks and some of the.....

Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey (1 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction S)

Blanchland Abbey was founded as a priory in 1165 by Walter de Bolbec II, and became an abbey in the late 13th century. The.....

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