Today, it is hard to imagine that the peaceful
countryside to the
north of Hadrian's Wall was a lawless place beset by bloody
battles between Romans and barbarians and violent feuds
warring families known as the Border Reivers.
Many knew it as 'the Debatable Lands' and the
remains of Roman outposts and Reivers' fortified
strongholds are here for you to explore.
Are you descended from a famous Border Reiver family? Click here to see the list of Reiver surnames.
Click here to view a superb range of accommodation available in The Debatable Lands beyond the Wall.
Where are the Debatable Lands Beyond The Wall? Click here to view a map of the area under debate.