• Enjoy a short UK archaeology tour devoted to one of Britain’s most majestic Roman monuments: Hadrian’s Wall
• Explore the fascinating ancient forts, turrets and castles that line the wall and learn about its history and construction
• Enter the settlement of Vindolanda, where on-going excavations reveal new archaeological insights
archaeologist and Time Team presenter
Tour assembles 1600 at Newcastle railway station and 1700 at Best Western Beaumont Hotel, Hexham, for three nights. Introductory lecture.
Arbeia (Roman fort), Chesters (fort, well-preserved bathhouse, sculptures, inscriptions and musuem), Brunton Turret (built by men of the 20th Legion), Carrawburgh (Roman fort & 3rd century Temple of Mithras).
Housesteads (fort with museum, commandant’s house, headquarters, well-preserved latrines), Vindolanda (on-going excavations, museum with writing tablets).
Roman camp at Corbridge including military granaries, museum, Lion of Corbridge (visit subject to confirmation), Hexham Abbey (crypt). Tour disperses 1400 at hotel and 1500 at Newcastle railway station.
29 Jul — 1 Aug 2019
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Cost of £695 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £75.