If you are travelling from the WEST along the A69 (from M6/Carlisle), follow the brown and white tourism signs to ‘Hadrian’s Wall’. As you near the junction, near Greenhead, turn left off the A69 and follow the signs to ‘The Sill’.
If you are travelling from the EAST along the A69 (from A1/ Newcastle), follow the brown and white tourism signs to ‘Hadrian’s Wall’. Take the slip road off the A69 towards Corbridge. At the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road, take the third exit onto the A68. At the Errington Arms turn left on to the B6318 and follow the signs to ‘The Sill’.
The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre is located at NE47 7AN
If you are coming from the WEST along the A69, we recommend all coach drivers to turn off the A69 at the Greenhead junction and follow the signs to ‘The Sill’ along the B6318, which is very scenic with good views of Hadrian’s Wall.
If you are coming from the EAST along the A69, we recommend all coach drivers to turn off the A69 at the Stagshaw junction, near Corbridge and follow the signs to ‘The Sill’, along the B6318, which is very scenic with good views of Hadrian’s Wall.
For all coach drivers, travelling on the A69, we do not recommend that you use the the road up from the Bardon Mill junction off the A69. It is very narrow in places with soft verges either side, and is not suitable for coaches.
Between Easter and the end of October, the Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus service (AD122) runs a regular service between Hexham and Haltwhistle, visiting all the main Roman sites and The Sill. The bus stop at The Sill is located right outside the main entrance. The operator of the service is GoNorthEast. Visit: www.gonortheast.co.uk/ad122
This service will run from 12th April 2021 – 31st October 2021. A weekend service will run during the winter.
Concessionary bus pass holders travel free on all journeys after 9.30am on weekdays and all day at weekends or Bank Holidays.
Child tickets are available for all Under 16’s. Student tickets are available on production of a valid NUS or International Student ID card. Family tickets are available for up to two adults and up to three children travelling together, and must include at least one adult and one child.
Please note that Go North East Buzzfare tickets are only valid for travel on the AD122 between Hexham and Chollerford. North East & North West Explorer tickets are not valid on the AD122.
The Sill is accessible from the Hadrian’s Cycleway (NCN72). There are three bike stands in front of the building to lock up your bike, and we also have a bike repair stand free of use.