Discover the ancient Roman fort on the frontier of the Roman Empire with a visit to Segedunum with this two-hour walking tour of Roman Newcastle.
Tour Hadrian’s Wall, the UNESCO world heritage site; this incredible structure was the frontier of the Roman Empire. The frontier extended for 80 roman miles and covers many landscapes. Segedunum was the first fort on the wall, so why not visit it first? The fort is home to fantastic reconstructions of the Roman way of life – such as a section of the wall which can be viewed and walked along and a museum that brings the Roman world to life. If this tour sounds perfect but you’re looking for something a little more comprehensive, check out our 4-hour Newcastle & Segedunum Roman Fort Tour.
You will be able to step into the Roman world and learn about this fantastic, ruthless but creative culture that conquered much of the known world. Segedunum Fort was home to the mixed cavalry and infantry unit of troops from France: the fourth cohort of Lingones.
It was their job to defend the river and to ensure that the frontier’s wild Britons were policed. Your guide will explain and share the stories of this incredible ancient fort has and give you an insight into Roman life at the Northern frontier of the Empire. This tour is great for those who love history and want to discover more about the Romans while not venturing too far from Newcastle. This is essentially a tour of ancient Roman Newcastle and we can’t wait to show you around! For a few more great options, check out our range of Sightseeing Tours of Newcastle.
This 2-hour Newcastle walking tour of Segedunum can be booked for 10:00 am or 2 pm.
We will start the tour at the fort of Segedunum – now called Wallsend.
This tour is great for those who love history and are eager to discover more about the Romans in Newcastle and the wider Tyneside area.
Check out this tour’s specific details below and please get in touch if you have any questions.
10am | 2pm