Roman Fort of Newcastle - Half Day Tour of Hadrian's Wall

Roman Fort of Newcastle - Half Day Tour of Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian’s Wall​,​ the UNESCO world heritage site is the frontier of the Roman Empire. The frontier extended for 80 roman miles and covers many landscapes. On this half-day tour​,​ we will focus on the fort at the east end of the wall - Segedunum. 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. 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. We will start the tour at the fort of Segedunum - now called Wallsend. Home to the mixed cavalry and infantry unit of Belgians and troops from France- the second cohort of Nervians and the fourth cohort of Lingones these troops were stationed to ensure that the frontier was not crossed by the river as much as by attacking the wall. Following this​,​ we will go to the Great North Museum in Newcastle which has one of the largest collections of Roman artefacts in the North of Britain. Your guide will interpret these and give you an insight into Roman life at the Northern frontier of the Empire. This tour is great for those who love history​,​ wish to discover more about the Romans while being close to an urban area. The tour can be booked at 9:30 am or 1 pm. What 3 Words starting location: ​/​​/​​/​rocky.move.wide

Availability

  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays
  • Fridays
  • Saturdays
  • Sundays

Note: This tour starts at 9 am and 1 pm

Location

Location Central Station, Neville St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DL, UK

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    £140.00
    for two