Today we travelled from the Lakes District out to one of the best viewpoints of Hadrian's Wall at Housesteads Fort then onto Scotland. The 73 miles of wall started to be built in 117AD for the Roman Emperor Hadrian. The section we visited, Housesteads is one of the Wall’s best-preserved forts with the foundations of many of the buildings still visible.
By the time we reached Loch Lomond, Scotland the rain had set in. This didn't deter us, we drove to Balloch Castle Country Park and then drove north up the western side of Loch Lomond and then back south on the Eastern side of Loch Long, cutting across the hills to come back to Dumbarton.Read more