ROMAN LAKE DISTRICT and HADRIANS WALL

TOUR DESCRIPTION

8 HOUR TOUR 

FROM £295-£395 FOR STANDARD VEHICLES
FROM £445-£545 FOR EXECUTIVE VEHICLES


Inc. Driver/Guide, Entrance to Vindolanda and Roman Army Museum (Hadrian’s Wall) plus Complimentary Bottled water

An epic full day tour of some of the historic Roman heritage left behind in Cumbria and Northumbria. Spectacular views of the key Lake District, Solway Firth and Scottish Borders with mountain passes, traditional Lake District and Border towns, plus visits to architectural sites and excavations. The tour takes in views of panoramic beauty as it passes through grand scenery, mountains, woodlands and rivers as you cross from Cumbria in Northumbria.

NB: Clothing and Footwear:

Due to the nature of Lake District weather we strongly advise you wear comfortable light but warm layers of clothing and walking shoes/boots. We also recommend that you bring a waterproof jacket.

Free Luggage Storage:
Whilst your on your tour why not store your luggage free of charge at either our offices in Kendal or Windermere

NB: ALL TOUR TIMES MAYBE SUBJECT TO LOCAL TRANSPORT DELAYS DURING PEAK TIMES JUNE-SEPT

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TOUR TYPE

The tour is a driver/guided sightseeing tour in your chosen standard/luxury vehicle. There are times apart from your lunch, coffee/tea, short breaks, cruise etc. where you will have the option of getting out of the vehicle and walking a few hundred metres to a view point and/or a point of interest.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Take in the stunning scenery and countryside of the Northern Lake District and Northumbria
  • Experience the highest Mountain Pass in the Lake District and the magnificent views of the surrounding fells, countryside and Solway Firth coastline.
  • View an Historic and Ancient Roman sites along the journey
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Hadrian’s Wall and walk along some of its ancient stones
  • Experience Roman Excavations and tour Museums dedicated to Roman history 
  • Visit traditional Lakeland towns of Ambleside, Glenridding, Pooley Bridge, Penrith and Alston 
  • Choose from some of Cafes and Traditional English Pubs for a lunch stop in Alston
  • Experience the Famous Cheese/Creamery production at Wenslydale

INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR:

  • Pick Up and Return to your accommodation address
  • Experienced and Knowledgeable Driver/Guide
  • Services of Tour Manager contactable throughout your tour
  • Free entrance to Vindolanda Excavations and The Roman Army Museum on Hadrian’s Wall 
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Child booster seats if required

IN THIS TOUR AREA YOU CAN ALSO VISIT: (extras) 

    • Lanercost Priory
    • Hexham Abbey
    • Carlisle City
    • Rheged 
    • Ullswater Steamboats
    • Glenridding Saling Centre
    • The Lakes Distillery 
    • Whinlaller Forest Park

      (Extras if added to Tour will incur extra time cost and entrance fees) 
     

    WHERE YOU WILL VISIT

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