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Antonine Wall: Bar Hill Fort

Highest fort on the Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall: Bar Hill Fort

Antonine Wall: Bar Hill Fort
Please note: Bar Hill Fort will be partially closed between 01/06/2015 and 25/06/2015 for tree felling along the Antonine Wall Ditch and Military Way.

Closure dates currently being confirmed and are subject to change. The west part of the site will remain open, accessible on foot from Twechar.

The highest fort on the Antonine Wall containing the foundations of the headquarters building and bath-house.

To the east sits a small Iron Age fort. The wall ditch runs past both. This is the best site to appreciate the strategic significance of the Antonine Wall and enjoy the superb views over the Kelvin Valley.


Region – Glasgow, Clyde and Ayrshire

0.5m East of Twechar, signposted from village.

Access from B8023 Kirkintilloch to Kilsyth Road

Grid references - NS 706 759-714 762