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#Alongthewallin80days - Day 43

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 19:14 -- Samantha
We are now more than half way through our #Alongthewallin80days blog! Here at Pocket Tours we hope you have leaned something new about the amazing living landscape of the North and the world heritage site that is Hadrian's Wall! There is still another 40 milecastles to learn a bit more about and so much more learn about the wall and all it has to offer. Hadrian's Wall is bursting at the seams with history and if the blog isn't satisfying your needs to no more about this breathtaking landmark there is always our app that can be downloaded here. The app brings together everything a visitor may need when visiting Hadrian’s Wall Country. The most popular roman sites are included, along with countless roman remains, mile castles and everything in between; from train stations, to pubs, bars, restaurants and accommodation. The app uses all of the pioneering capability of the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to give the user the easiest and most informative experience possible.
All locations of interest are marked on the map giving accurate GPS coordinates along with a map marker that shows the user precisely where they are. Each Roman Site gives a full description of what can be found there, a brief history, opening times and contact details. Each mile castle and other roman remains are also marked on the map showing the grand scale of what Hadrian’s Wall once was, throwing the user back in time! In other areas of the app captivating videos, audio narration, and a wide range of spectacular still images bring Hadrian’s Wall to life.
The app can easily be used on the ground as a tour of Hadrian’s Wall Country but it also serves as an educational tool and a fascinating knowledge source in its own right. 
Over the next 40 days we will be learning more about each milecastle on the eastern side of the wall along with more Roman history and Hadrian's Wall itself! Keep up to date using our Facebook and Twitter pages...


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