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From Lake District: Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall Tour

1. From Lake District: Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall Tour

Hadrian’s Wall, the monumental defensive fortification built in 122 A. D. in order to safeguard the Roman Empire, is one of the most important historical sites in Britain. Led by an expert guide, discover an ancient land brimming with beauty, and learn about the history of Roman Britain in this full-day tour. Choose from a pickup point in Windermere, Bowness, or Ambleside and begin the drive through the heart of the lakes taking in the fabulous scenery whilst heading towards the Scottish borders.  Follow Hadrian’s Wall past Mile Castles and Towers finally reaching the Roman Army Museum. You will stop here for a spot of lunch and take a look around. Afterwards continue walking along the wall taking in the spectacular sites of Fell End, Sunny Rigg, Great Chester, and eventually Steel Rigg. Return to the Lakes via Alston, England’s highest market town. Stop for a and view the Cumbrian Mountains from Hartside Pass.

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based on 3 reviews

A step back in time

The Hadrian's wall tour was wonderful. Knowledgeable guide and plenty of opportunities to both learn about and experience 'the Wall'. The Roman Army Museum was very informative and the visit to Vindolanda was not unlike visiting Pompeii. Great scenery throughout!

A great day, saw and learned such a lot about UK’s Roman past.

Excellent driver, so knowledgeable about the Lakes area as well as Hadrian’s Wall and the history associated with Britain’s Roman past.