Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall

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I'm starting from: Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside
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  Estimated Pickup Time: 9:10AM
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Please note: We do not allow children under the age of 5

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Your tour at a glance

This tour journeys along segments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the ‘Wall’ of which we travel along viewing it's remains of towers and landmarks. 

During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum , exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’.

A new addition to the tour is Vindolanda, a Roman settlement; one of Europes largest excavation sites and is still being worked on today

Tour Itinerary

Prices

Adult Senior Student Child
£50 £48 £48 £42

Tour Days

Summer

24th March 2018 - 28th October 2018

Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Duration

Full day 09:15 - 18:00

Activity Level

This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.

Language

English

Group Size

16 passengers

Includes

  • Transport in a 16 seater mini-bus;
  • On-board commentary in English;
  • Roman Army Museum entry;
  • Entry into Vindolanda;
  • Pick-up service from selected hotels.

 

Main Departure point

Windermere Tourist Information Centre

How to find us

Pickup Service

Windermere Tourist Information Centre

We also offer a hotel pick-up service for those staying in the Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside area.

Restrictions

This tour is unsuitable for children under 5.
All passengers must have their own seat.

We have private hire options available for those who have children under 5.

Luggage on board

There is space on-board for hand luggage, for anything larger there is luggage storage at the Windermere Tourist Information Centre.

Lunch

You can enjoy lunch at either the Roman Army Museum or Vindolanda where you will find cafes.
If you would like to spend more time exploring, why don't you use Mountain Goat's packed lunch service?

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel 48 hours prior to departure and recieve a full refund. After 48 hours no refund will be issued.

On Leaving Windermere we drive through the heart of the National Park, beside the lakes and through the valleys, and on towards Penrith and the North of the country. 

We continue into the remote 'Debatable Lands' of the Border Reivers heading to Lanercost Priory, with time to see the church built within the priory ruins and more Burne Jones windows. 

We follow Hadrian's Wall, following it past 'Mile Castles' and 'Towers' to our lunch stop at 'The Roman Army Museum'. After lunch we visit Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort and settlement. In the afternoon we continue along the 'Wall' seeing the spectacular Fell End, Sunny Rigg, Great Chester and finally Steel Rigg before returning to Windermere. 

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