Arbeia Festival takes place this weekend – Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August 2016, entry is free.
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum is located ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation, on Baring Street in South Shields, NE33 2BB was built in around AD160 and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne and played an essential role in the mighty Roman frontier system. Arbeia Roman Fort is located four miles east of the end of Hadrian’s Wall at South Shields and is a World Heritage Site. It was originally built to house a garrison and soon became the military supply base for the seventeen forts along Hadrian’s Wall.
Visitors to Arbeia Roman Fort this weekend can experience Mercatus Roman market, Centurian school, birds of prey, fantastic food & drink; storytelling & live music; demonstrations & activities – all for free.
If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation close to Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum on Baring Street South Shields our room prices and availability can be found on this page of our website: online booking.
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