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Hadrian's Wall

19 Jul — 23 Jul 2021 | Tour Director: Mark Corney

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Mark Corney,

BA, FSA

is a specialist in Roman history and former presenter on Time Team

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1600 at Newcastle Station and 1700 at the Beaumont Hotel, Hexham, for four nights. Introductory lecture.

Day

2

Arbeia (Roman fort and museum), Chesters (fort, well-preserved bathhouse, sculptures, inscriptions and museum), Brunton Turret (built by men of the 20th Legion), Carrawburgh (Roman fort and 3rd century Temple of Mithras). 

Day

3

Housesteads (fort with museum, commandant’s house, headquarters, well-preserved latrines), Vindolanda (on-going excavations, museum with writing tablets).

Day

4

Birdoswald (Roman fort situated on one of the longest stretches of Hadrian’s Wall, with exhibitions) followed by a walk along the wall.

Day

5

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 Station.

Tour Dates

19 Jul — 23 Jul 2021

Days

5

Cost

£995

Tour Code

HADW-21

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Testimonial

"As always with his tours there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere accompanied by very detailed information."
ACE customer on a previous Hadrian's Wall tour

FITNESS / PRACTICALITIES

This tour requires a good overall level of fitness, particularly for the visit to Housesteads. Participants should be comfortable walking outdoors over rugged terrain, and negotiating steps and occasionally steep inclines.

Cost of £995 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £140.

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