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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Northumberland
  3. Hexham
  4. Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall: 4-Hour Guided Tour

Product ID: 273962
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Take a 4-hour guided tour showcasing hand-picked highlights of Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the history of the area with your guide and visit 1 of 4 Roman museums. Appreciate the wonderful views of Northumberland National Park.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the best-preserved sections of Hadrian's Wall
  • See the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall
  • Admire the amazing Northumberland National Park
  • Learn about Hadrian's Wall and the surrounding areas with your guide
Full description
Walk along the iconic central section of Hadrian’s Wall, followed by a visit to one of the best-preserved Roman Forts in Britain. Discover the unique stories of the Roman museums and archaeological sites in Northumberland on this 4-hour walking tour.

As your guide explains the history of each site, they will also weave in the importance of the surrounding landscape to reveal what makes each place so special. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the stunning views across Northumberland National Park and Hadrian’s Wall.
  • Guided tour in English
  • Entry for one of the following Roman museums: Vindolanda Roman Fort, The Roman Army Museum, Housesteads Roman Fort, or Chesters Roman Fort
What’s Not Included
  • Transport is not included
  • Lunch is not included
  • Car parking fees are not included - £1 per hour
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at Cawfields Car Park, Haltwhistle, NE49 9PJ. Your guide will be dressed as a Roman soldier.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Your guide will be dressed in authentic clothing for this tour. The guide, however, reserves the right to wear modern clothing if the weather causes concerns for health and safety
• The tour takes place outdoors with uneven paths to walk on. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended
• Haltwhistle is the closest train station to the meeting point at Cawfields on Hadrian's Wall. Regular trains arrive at Haltwhistle from Newcastle and Carlisle. The AD 122 bus runs from Haltwhistle train station to the Milecastle Inn; from there, it is a short walk to Cawfields. An internet search will provide up to date train and bus times
• Toilet facilities are located at the Cawfields Car Park
• You will need £1 per hour for the car park
• Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the tour start time