Road Houses are placed in strategic places around Wyrmroost, connected by the High Road. About a day's walk from each other, they were created for safe travel on extended trips around the sanctuary. The upkeep is attended to by Brownies. They remain safe even during the festival nights on the solstices and equinoxes.
After finding the Hidden Scepter and being chased by dragons, Henrick took shelter in a road house. Under the protection of innocence, Knox later retrieved the scepter from Henrick to restore protection to Blackwell Keep.