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Full Day Tours
Iles Tours offers two full-day tours. These give the opportunity to explore the region with highly knowledgeable guides over the full length of the day. They take you from your accommodation to some of the most famous historical sites in the North of England. From the Historic capital of the North East of England, Bamburgh Castle and the cradle of English Christianity, Lindisfarne, to Hadrian’s wall – the Roman Empires Northern frontier. Your guide will be with you all day and explain the history of each of the sites you visit, from the local area to their global influence. By the end, you will have a full understanding of these locations and why we are fascinated by them. Entrance to sites is included in costs.
The Full day Hadrian’s Wall tour shows you the UNESCO world heritage site. It is a fantastic location for you to explore and discover the world of the Romans. Discover the varied lives of the troops stationed on the wall, their ethnicities and cultures. This walk will enable you to see the wall, discover its milecastles and experience the wild geography of the frontier. This tour is great for those who love history, wish to discover more about the Romans and enjoy country walks.
Our Day tour of Bamburgh and Lindisfarne takes you into the dark ages. Since pre-history Bamburgh and Lindisfarne have had human settlements. As a fortress of the Kingdom of Northumbria Bamburgh was the centre of the largest Kingdom in England during the 7th and 8th century. In the middle ages, the Castle was developed as an impressive fortress you see today. Lindisfarne is famous for both the Lindisfarne Gospels and being one of the first locations in the United Kingdom to be attacked by the Vikings.