EXPERIENCE THE AREA'S HISTORY & ARTS

BOOKING OFFICE: KENDAL: 01539 239888. MON - FRI 9AM-5PM

EXPERIENCE THE AREA'S HISTORY & ARTS

BOOKING OFFICE:
KENDAL:
01539 239888.
MON - FRI 9AM-5PM

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A substantial tour of some of the ancient and Roman heritage left behind in Cumbria & Northumbria. Amazing views across the Lake District, Solway Firth and Scottish Borders with visits to archaeological sites and excavations.

 

Full Day 8 hour Tour
Set time: 9.30-17.30

Standard Vehicles:
1-4 people £295
5-8 people £395
(per vehicle)

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You can add some refreshments at the checkout

ROMAN LAKE DISTRICT & HADRIAN’S WALL

£295.00£395.00

AN EPIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE NORTHERN LAKE DISTRICT’S HISTORIC PAST

  • Pick up/Drop off: Door to door (or otherwise arranged)
  • Travel through Ambleside the town with a Roman heritage passed the old Roman Fort Galava at Borrans Head built in 79AD
  • Continue with a spectacular drive up the ‘Struggle’ which links Ambleside with Lakeland’s highest mountain road pass, the Kirkstone Pass.
  • Short photo opportunity at the summit then onto the villages of Patterdale & Glenridding and along the shores of Ullswater.
  • Your journey continues to the town of Penrith via a short trip on the M6
  • Continuing we pass Lanercost Priory along Hadrian’s Wall taking in Banks East Turret and Pike Hill Signal Tower
  • There are various sightings of Hadrian’s Wall as you continue along the way
  • You arrive at Hexham to visit Vindolanda, a spectacular Roman settlement currently undergoing extensive excavations.
  • Entrance is included within your tour package, along with an added extra of a visit to the Roman Army Museum where you can experience what life was like for a Roman soldier through the reconstructions of a Roman garrison and watch an interesting and informative short film.
  • You have an opportunity to stop for lunch at one of the attractions cafes before setting of back south with beautiful views along the wall.
  • You return via the town of Keswick passing Thirlmere Reservoir and over Dunmail Raise past the towns of Grasmere and Ambleside and along the eastern shoreline of Rydal Water and Windermere.
  • Your tour concludes at your pickup point, rounding off your epic adventure in Roman lore, culture & history.

INCLUDES:

  • Entrance to Vindolanda
  • Experienced & knowledgeable driver/guide
  • 1 hour lunch stop
  • Children of all ages accepted (child seats available on request).

Concession rates for singles and couples (two people).
Executive option available on request

EXTRA VALUE:

Free entry to the Roman Army Museum

CALL US: Kendal 01539 239888 / Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
EMAIL US: Bookings@LakesideTravelServices.co.uk

CALL US:
Kendal 01539 239888
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
EMAIL US:
Bookings@LakesideTravelServices.co.uk

Contact Us

KENDAL: 01539 239888
MON – FRI 9AM -5PM

bookings@lakesidetravelservices.co.uk

Site information correct as January 2019