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The A69 roughly follows Hadrian's Hall, although sometimes it's a few miles in either direction. The best sections of the wall are near the narrower B6318, including Vindolanda, Houseteads Roman Fort, and Chesters Roman Fort. There is a small railway station at Hexham, with frequent trains from Newcastle.
A special Hadrian's Wall Bus offers day passes (£8) for service between Wallsend and Carlisle, stopping at Newcastle, Hexham, and the major Roman forts. The service runs daily from April to October and on Sunday throughout the year. Another bus runs daily from Wallsend to Bowness, and another from Hexham to Vindolanda (£3). The aptly named AD122 public bus runs between Newcastle and Carlisle during the summer months, stopping near all the major destinations along the way. Buses 10, 185, 602, and 681 also pass parts of the wall.
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