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Hadrian's Wall Day Tour - A guided walk of the Roman Frontier

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Hadrian's Wall Day Tour - A guided walk of the Roman Frontier

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

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Overview

8 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Hadrian’s Wall, the UNESCO world heritage site and the frontier of the Roman Hadrian’s Wall. Discover the varied lives of the troops stationed on the wall. Starting at Steel Rig we will walk the 2 1/2 miles to the Roman fort of Housesteads. This walk will enable you to see the wall, discover its milecastles and see the wild geography of the frontier. Housesteads is the most complete of Roman forts in Britain and gives you a fantastic view of Roman life on Hadrian’s wall. After visiting the fort we stop for lunch twice brewed where you will be able to enjoy fantastic local food.

We will then proceed to Vindolanda. Vindolanda was a Roman supply base and has been extensively excavated providing us with in-depth information on the people who lived on the wall. This tour is great for those who love history, wish to discover more about the Romans and enjoy country walks.
Please contact us for small groups and solo travelers' options.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Vindolanda
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks at Lunch time
  • Lunch

What To Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Housesteads B6318, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6NN England

Housesteads is a large Roman fort in the centre of Hadrian's wall.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG England

One of the longest archaeological digs in Europe - Vindolanda is a fantastic site that tells the story of the northern frontier that is Hadrian's wall

Duration: 1 hour

The Location

Where To Go

Steel Rigg Car Park, Henshaw, Northumberland NE47 7AN, UK

Departure time

9:00 AM

Location

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Return details

1: Vindolanda, Hexham NE47 7JN, UK
2: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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The day tour was beyond...

Charles H | Jun 2021

The day tour was beyond excellent.  Not only did Alex bring Hadrian’s Wall to life (especially Housesteads and Vindolanda and the rest of the Wall we visited with him), but also his enthusiasm,  knowledge and readiness to discuss and debate it all

All three of us spent...

deborahlT1818KF | Sep 2020

All three of us spent a whole day walking Hadrian’s wall. Alex was very informative and we found him very professional from beginning to the end. He really made the experience come to life. Next time we visit Northumberland we will go straight to

This day tour with Alex...

OtavaloHerewecome | Aug 2019

This day tour with Alex was one of the highlights of our trip. We spent four days in total with Alex and this was incredible. He was flexible and slightly changed the schedule to accommodate a physical limitation of someone in our group. He put

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We require a contact mobile/cell phone for all customers to contact you on the day of your tour. This will ensure we can inform you of changes to the meeting point or other information prior to your tour.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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