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What to expect

Experience how the Romans stayed at Hadrian's Wall in this tour of history. The Roman Empire and the time of Roman Britain are on display here. A private vehicle will collect you and take you on a round trip guided tour where you walk Hadrian's Wall path, see the Roman fort of Vindolanda and a Roman gatehouse at the fort of Arbeia. Check out museums and the national park in Northumberland. Book Hadrian's Wall tour tickets now and see the history of Britain in the purest form.

About Hadrian's Wall Half-Day Tour From Newcastle

What is Hadrian's Wall?

Hadrian's Wall is also known as the Picts' Wall or Roman Wall. Hadrian's Wall was the defensive fortification of Britannia, a Roman Province. It began during the emperor Hadrian's reign. Hadrian's Wall runs from Wallsend on the River Tyne on the eastern side and towards Bowness-on-Solway on the western side. The full width of the island was covered by Hadrian's Wall.

Some of the main parts of Hadrian's Wall are still left today and you can walk along the adjacent Hadrian's Wall path. It's located in northern England and the wall runs for 73 mi (117.5 km). In 1987, Hadrian's Wall was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You will see campsites along the wall path, but not in Newcastle and Carlisle.

What do you see on the Hadrian's Wall Half-Day Tour?

On this Hadrian's Wall tour, walk beside a famous historical and monumental part of Roman and British history, which dates back to 122 CE. See both the Roman fort sites on this tour. These Roman fort sites are important as they played crucial roles in the life of Romans against the Picts. The tour also takes you to a house that has been reconstructed to make it feel like the house of a commanding Roman officer.

See the Vindolanda Roman Fort and the Roman Army Museum, also nearby. See a mile-castle and one of the best-kept sections of the Vallum defence ditch. You will also see some of the best views of the Northumberland National Park from Cawfields. See Vindolanda and explore one of the best-preserved Roman forts in Europe.

Also visit Housesteads Roman Fort, a popular tourist destination in North East England. See the beautiful Arbeia Roman Fort and the Segedunum Roman Fort during this Hadrian's Wall tour.

What can I expect from this tour?

Explore both viewpoints of local and Roman history in this tour of a frontier built 2000 years ago. See the eastern section of the structure which is very close to Wallsend. Walk along the wall at Segedunum and see a Roman gatehouse at the fort of Arbeia.

Hadrian's Wall was a vibrant and multi-culture area with castles, barrack blocks, forts, rampant, and more built by the Roman army on emperor Hadrian's command. The wall runs from the North Sea and towards the Irish Sea. Check museums, see the beautiful views, and the Roman artefacts in this Hadrian's Wall tour. Check the beauty of Northumberland National Park from afar.

What ages is this day tour suitable for?

The Hadrian's Wall tour is suitable for all ages. Adults must accompany children on the tour.

How long does the Hadrian's Wall Half-Day tour take?

The duration of the tour is three hours and 30 minutes.

If you want to walk the whole wall, it will take around six to eight days and cannot be accommodated on this tour. It is not a difficult walk if you're reasonably fit.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where does the Hadrian's Wall Half-Day Tour start and end?

The address of the starting point is Newcastle Central Station, Neville Street, NE1 5DL, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

How do I get to the tour's departure point?

If you're travelling from London by car, take the A1 and A1 (M) road to reach the destination in around five hours.

Newcastle train station is only about one minute away.

You can also travel by air to Newcastle upon Tyne airport.

When should I arrive at the departure point?

Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before the tour.

Where can I park?

Park your car at Newcastle Station car park or Stephenson Quarter Car Park.

Where are the toilet facilities while on the tour?

There will be toilet breaks along the way.

What facilities are available on the vehicle?

It's a private vehicle with a guide on the walking tour.

Is the tour accessible?

It's not wheelchair accessible, as the terrain can be uneven. Contact the visitor centre for more information.

Where can I eat on the tour?

Some popular restaurants near the departure point include The Cloister Cafe, Ottoman Turkish, Rumba Casa Latina, Pinocchio, and Wafi Lounge.

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