1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. South Tyneside
  4. Hadrian's Wall

Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall Tour from Windermere

Product ID: 23844
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Take in the glorious scenery of the Lake district , Cumbria and the Scottish borders as you journey to and walk along Hadrian's Wall. A visit to the Roman army museum is also included.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk along Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO heritage site
  • Marvel at the beauty of Cumbria and the Scottish Borders as you travel from Lake Windemere
  • Visit the informative Roman Army Museum
  • Stop-off and admire the Cumbrian landscape from Hartside Pass
  • Enjoy an informative historical tour led by a friendly guide
Full description
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.

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.
Includes
  • Transport in a mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • Roman Army Museum entry
  • Vindolanda entry
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Additional entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The tour departs from outside the Windermere Tourist Information Centre at 09:15AM. Address: Victoria Street, Windermere, LA23 1AD. Easily accessible, 100 meter walk from the Windermere bus and train station. Please go to the Mountain Goat Desk inside.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under the age of 5 are not permitted on this tour
• Confirmation is received at the time of booking
• There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
• There are toilet stops on route
• Minimal walking is involved, please wear sensible shoes and bring a light rain coat
• The vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
• Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
• Seats cannot be reserved
• Each passenger must have their own seat