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Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain & the Scottish Borders

From £42 per adult

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January — December

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Explore the incredible Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Borders on this day tour from Edinburgh.

You travel on old Roman Dere Street, which linked the supply ports of the south of England up to modern day Scotland.

Your first stop on this tour is the border town of Jedburgh, a historic burgh dominated by a magnificent 12th century Augustinian Abbey.

On arrival in Jedburgh, you may have time to take a short walk through the narrow streets and visit this impressive ruin.

Continuing south we make a stop at the scenic Carter Bar on the edge of the Cheviot Hills. This crossing point between Scotland and England runs close to the ancient Roman road and has formed the border between the two countries for the past 700 years.

The tour continues through the magnificent forests of Northumberland National Park before turning west towards Hadrian’s Wall.

We follow the road that takes us along the south side of the wall, stopping at Steel Rigg. You have time to walk beside the wall and experience the isolation that Roman foot soldiers would have experienced as they guarded their empire from the ‘barbarians’ to the north.

You continue your journey along the wall where your guide will recommend the best of the sites to visit.

You have time to explore sections of the wall or the remains of the Roman settlements before you turn north and travel back to Edinburgh through the Galloway hills.

Contact details

Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd
6 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH1 3EG
Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
1
Day
Transport
Driver guide Small coach
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
History Landscapes

Tour prices

From

  • £42 Per Adult
  • £39 Per child
  • £39 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour company information

Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd

Our award-winning small-group tours take care of details and ensure you and your driver-guide’s adventures are free from the things that make travel less lovable. Here’s how we deliver travel experiences you’ll love: ✔ You learn from the best storytellers. ✔ You explore in top of the range 16 seat mini-coaches. ✔ You support the local communities. ✔ You make your trip your own. ✔ Guaranteed departures: you book, you go. ✔ Guaranteed experience or your money back.

Opening times

Daily 07:30 - 22:00

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