Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall
This evening, I am focusing on an what has become an iconic site in northern England, namely Sycamore Gap on the line of Hadrian's Wall.
This site rose to fame in tandem with the 1991 Hollywood film 'Robin Hood,Prince of Thieves' starring Kevin Costner. However, this site has nothing to do with the Robin Hood legend which is based around Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, about 200 miles to the south.
Sycamore Gap is close to Milecastle 39 (on Hadrian's Wall), the village of Bardon Mill and the Roman era site of Vindolanda.
Images shown here were taken from (a) the B6318 road which runs parallel to the Wall and (b) from my hiking exploits along the Wall. Insofar as the road is concerned, it is narrow and there is no parking or viewpoint.