Hadrian’s Wall Tour – A guided walk of the Roman Frontier
Discover Hadrian’s Wall, the UNESCO world heritage site and the frontier of the Roman Empire discover life on the wall. Housesteads is the most complete of Roman forts in Britain and gives you a fantastic view of Roman life on Hadrian’s wall. During the Roman period it was called Vercovicium and was fortified by Germanic troops from Belgium and the Netherlands. After visiting the fort we will walk a section of the wall. Your guide will demonstrate Roman equipment and you will be able to try it for yourself. We will then proceed to Vindolanda and the Roman army museum. Vindolanda was a Roman supply base and due to being in private hands has been extensively excavated. Following this, the tour will proceed to Hexham where the Abbey contains an Anglo-Saxon crypt built from Roman stone. You will be able to explore this picturesque market town prior to the end of the tour.
This tour is a whole day tour. Please note we need a minimum of four persons for this tour to run. All weather clothing will be required and walking shoes. There will be a lunch break for food and drink on the tour. The terrain of Hadrian’s wall can be steep and uneven this tour may be unsuitable for those who are recovering from injuries or do not feel comfortable on long distance walks. If you have any other questions please do contact us.
The start of the tour will be from your accommodation.
The end of the tour will be in Hexham.
Things To Bring
For the tour, we always suggest that you dress warmly with waterproofs as the weather is always changeable. Please do bring a camera to capture moments on the tour.
Iles Tours operate a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you are unable to make a tour, please contact Iles Tours within 24 hours of a tour being scheduled and we will refund your purchase. Any cancellations on the day, will sadly not be refunded.