DISCOVER THE ROMAN FRONTIER
The most northerly Roman legacy & frontier, enjoy several forts, stunning countryside, amazing history brought to life & some beautiful little villages to uncover…
Why not book a hiking trip along the Wall with us or test yourself on your bike! Hadrian’s Wall can easily be explored in a day (in parts) but immersing yourself here is the way to go… Spend the time and experience.
WALK THE WALL - PARTLY OR IN FULL
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE ROMAN FRONTIER
Taking over 6 years to build, the wall boasted 80 milecastles, 17 larger forts and a defensive earthwork, the Vallum, to the south (and a more V-shaped ditch to the north).
The Roman frontier does not just comprise of Hadrian’s Wall, however, but, also the older structures that pre-date the wall along the Stanegate and the Roman roads leading north.
MUSEUMS & FORTS
There are many museums & forts that will tell stories and give you insights – some of our favourites are Vindolanda Roman Fort & Museum, Housesteads Roman Fort, Binchester, Chester Fort & Museum, Great North Museum in Newcastle or Arbeia fort in South Shields.
WHERE TO NEXT?
We work with partners across the UK and can advise & put you in touch with true experts on Roman heritage or create a custom tour to the major Roman sites within the country.
These can include Bath (Roman Baths), Antonine Wall, Museum of London, Chester, Cirencester or Bignor Roman Villa.
HADRIAN'S WALL TOURS
FULL-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL EXPERIENCEExplore a full day on Hadrian's Wall & discover a mix of sightseeing, history & your own custom hike, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself into life "on the wall". Visit one of the great forts at Vindolanda & spend time in Corbridge on your private tour incl. transport.
8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
HALF-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL PRIVATE TOURDuring this private guided tour you will be led by an experienced, knowledgeable guide & visit some of the highlight sections of Hadrian's Wall with great viewpoints, scenery & an insight into life in Roman Britain. Includes private transport, driver/guide & entry to historic Roman fort.
4 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM TOUROur tours of Newcastle & North East England are highly flexible & we can arrange the perfect authentic experience for you. Have a look at some our inspirational tour ideas & simply get in touch with us - we will do the rest! And, you be as involved (or not) as you like in the planning!
FULLY BESPOKE & CUSOMISED FOR YOU
WANT TO DISCOVER MORE?
We have compiled some web links for you below to find out more about Hadrian’s Wall and the region: