Call the Cavalry

The Roman Cavalry demonstrates its skill and horsemanship

Two men dressed as Roman soldiers on horseback


Sunday 14 August

Visitor Information


11am - 3pm


Kids under 16 years go free, usual adult admission charges apply

No booking required


Come along for a great family day out as you step back in time to when the Roman cavalry once roamed Hadrian’s Wall.

The cavalry regiments were the elite of the Roman army’s auxiliary forces. Marvel at the skill of the  cavalrymen with their battle equipment and horses and discover what training and daily life consisted of within the cavalry unit. 

Learn about Roman weapons, armour, horses and techniques during Equistry’s dynamic displays:

11.30 – Display followed by meet the horses/photo opportunities 

14.00 – Cavalry show - training techniques/skills/meet the horses

There'll be plenty of photographic opportunities throughout the day - we'd love to see your photos so please do share on our social media.