Full-Day Private Hadrians Wall and the Edge of Empire Tour from Yorkshire Dales

Full-Day Private Hadrians Wall and the Edge of Empire Tour from Yorkshire Dales

This is a private tour and you will have the vehicle to yourself.

This fully guided tour will take you to some of the most important parts of the Roman Wall created by the Emperor Hadrian in AD123. Our expert guides will explain about the Roman army at that time, why they were here and why they built the Wall.

You will get to see amazing artifacts that have been discovered in the excavations at Vindolanda as well as seeing some amazing scenery looking out from the Wall.

You will get an insight into what life must have been like for those Roman soldiers posted to this most northern frontier of the Roman Empire.
* Duration: 9 hours
* Starts: Hawes, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




This is a private tour and you will have the vehicle to yourself.

This fully guided tour will take you to some of the most important parts of the Roman Wall created by the Emperor Hadrian in AD123. Our expert guides will explain about the Roman army at that time, why they were here and why they built the Wall.

You will get to see amazing artifacts that have been discovered in the excavations at Vindolanda as well as seeing some amazing scenery looking out from the Wall.

You will get an insight into what life must have been like for those Roman soldiers posted to this most northern frontier of the Roman Empire.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Roman Army Museum Carvoran Greenhead, Hexham CA8 7JB England

We will stop here and take you on a guided tour of the museum. The museum is a fantastic introduction to life in the Roman Army.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sycamore Gap, Pennine Way / Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland National Park England

We will stop for a brief photo opportunity of this iconic location. You will recognise this place from many photos of the area but also because it featured in the the film “Robin Hood” with Kevin Costner.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

We will briefly stop for a photo opportunity of this Roman fort attached to Hadrian’s Wall.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Here you will be taken on a guided walk around the museum and the roman remains of the fort and town.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Steel Rigg, Henshaw, Hexham NE477AN England

We will stop here for a short walk to Hadrian’s Wall. Steel Rigg is located on a section of the Wall that is very easy to access and will give you a great feel for what life guarding it must have been like.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DD England

Here we will go for a very short walk alongside the Wall to see a remarkable image! We won’t spoil it for you by saying exactly what it is but we are sure it will raise a few eyebrows!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Banks East Turret – Hadrian’s Wall, Pike Hill Banks, Brampton England

A brief stop here to see the remains of one of the Turrets along the wall. These were important parts of the fortification.

Duration: 10 minutes