See some of the most dramatic Roman structures in the UK on the Hadrian's Wall and Roman Britain Day Tour.

• Walk along the Steel Rigg portion of Hadrian's Wall.

• Explore the area's fascinating Roman settlements.

• Stop off in the Victorian Spa town of Moffat.

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Details

About The Hadrian's Wall & Roman Britain Day Tour:

Journey back to ancient Roman Britain during your next trip to Edinburgh. The geographical area north of Hadrian's Wall once marked the upper limit of the Roman empire and the relics of this period still stand out today.

Lead by an experienced guide on a state-of-the-art 16-person coach, you'll visit sites synonymous with the Roman occupation of Britain including the well preserved 'Steel Rigg' portion of Hadrian's Wall and Birdoswald Roman Fort. This full day tour is sure to tantalise those with a taste for rugged scenery and epic history.


Season:

  • April to October (2017): Daily.
  • November (2017) to March (2018): Saturdays & Sundays.

Commentary:

  • Live English-speaking guide.

Tour Times:

  • Depart: 08:15.
  • Return: 19:00.

Departure Point:

  • Rabbie's Café. 16/28 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh.

Duration:

  • Approximately 9 hours.

Exclusions:

  • Lunch And Refreshments.
  • Visitor Attraction Admission Fees.

Tour Route Details:

After setting off from Waterloo Place in one of Rabbies' luxury Mercedes mini-coaches you'll travel to the Scottish border town of Jedburgh. Feel free to have a walk around the town's 900-year old streets. The next stop is right on the border at Carter Bar, after which you pass into Northumberland National Park, taking a westerly road towards the remains of Hadrian's Wall.

Following a pause for lunch it's onto Birdoswald Roman Fort, one of the best preserved of the sixteen Roman Forts along the length of Hadrian's Wall. Birdoswald is the last stop in Northern England before the day tour heads back to Edinburgh via Melrose.

Itinerary

  • 1, Edinburgh, Rabbie's Café (Depart).
  • 2, Jedburgh.
  • 3, Carter Bar.
  • 4, Hadrian's Wall.
  • 5, Steel Rigg.
  • 6, Birdoswald Roman Fort.
  • 7, Moffat Spa Town.
  • 8, Edinburgh, Rabbie's Café (Return).

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Important Information & Usage instructions

Please check in at Rabbie's Café at least 15 minutes before your tour is due to depart. The café is open from 07:30. Rabbie's recommends you bring suitable clothing and footwear for the short off-bus excursions. No children under 5 years of age are permitted on the trip.

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