Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall

This tour journeys along segments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the ‘Wall’ of which we travel along viewing it's remains of towers and landmarks. 

During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum , exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’.

A new addition to the tour is Vindolanda, a Roman settlement; one of Europes largest excavation sites and is still being worked on today. 

  • Hadrian's Wall Close Up
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  • Hadrian's Wall Hillside
  • Hadrian's Wall Turret
  • Hadrian's Wall with Mountains
  • Inside Lanercost Priory
  • Lanercost Priory Better By Goat
  • Sycamore Gap
  • Turret Information Board
    • Times: Friday Tours: 09.15 to 18.00 March 24th 2018 to October 28th 2018.


      Official start point is Windermere Tourist Information Centre. 
      Tour pick-ups from select accommodation and locations in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.

      Prices 2018:
      Adult = £50 
      Child = £42
      Senior = £48

      Please note that each customer must have their own seat onboard the vehicle. 

      How To Book: You can instantly book by selecting your preferred date on this page.

      Included Extras Roman Army Museum entry. Vindolanda entry.

      Please Note: A minimum of 4 passengers is required for this tour to operate

      We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.

      For more information please browse the Full Itinerary, Additional Information and the Route Map. If you would like a Daily Tour brochure or further information regarding our Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour please contact us.

    • On Leaving Windermere we drive through the heart of the National Park, beside the lakes and through the valleys, and on towards Penrith and the North of the country. 

      We continue into the remote 'Debatable Lands' of the Border Reivers heading to Lanercost Priory, with time to see the church built within the priory ruins and more Burne Jones windows. 

      We follow Hadrian's Wall, following it past 'Mile Castles' and 'Towers' to our lunch stop at 'The Roman Army Museum'. After lunch we visit Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort and settlement. In the afternoon we continue along the 'Wall' seeing the spectacular Fell End, Sunny Rigg, Great Chester and finally Steel Rigg before returning to Windermere. 

    • Tour Type
      This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.  
      Lunch Stop
      You have the opportunity to purchase food & refreshments during the tour.
      Roman Army Museum
      Within your tour price you receive entry into the Roman Army Museum.   
      Clothing & Footwear
      We suggest you wear comfortable and sensible footwear, we also recommend bringing a light raincoat.  
      Assistance Dogs
      We are happy to accept assistance dogs only on this tour. Please contact us to advise us in advance.  
      Please Note: We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.
      For full terms and conditions please see here.

    • *Please note our route maps are a guide only

    Recent Traveller Photos

    • Hadrian's Wall
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    • Hadrian's Wall Sign
    • Inside of minibus
    • Lanercost Priory
    • Mountain Goat Bus
    • Mountains View
    • Sheep
    • Valley
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    Tour Highlights

    The Hadrian’s Wall Highlights include:

    Venture out of the Lake District and discover the renowned Hadrian’s Wall

    You will enjoy:

    • Roman Army Museum – the perfect guide to the Roman Empire and Hadrian’s Wall.
    • Lanercost Priory – the church built inside the ruined priory 
    • Sycamore Gap – the famous ‘Robin Hood Tree’   
    • Vindolanda, a Roman auxiliary fort and settlement. The site, which is still being excavated is brimming with Roman history.