Driver Guided Tours

HADRIANS WALL AND THE SCOTTISH BORDERS - 3 DAY TOUR

This 3 day (2 night) tour is perfect for those who want to visit the 2,000 year old Hadrians Wall, the North West frontier of the Roman empire for nearly 300 years, as well as the picturesque rolling landscapes and villages of the Scottish Borders. You will also have the opportunity to visit the world famous 15th Century Rosslyn Chapel as featured in the Da Vinci Code. There will be a full day to explore Hadrians Wall including the impressive Vindolanda and Roman Army Museum. You will also have the opportunity to walk a small part of the wall around Steel Rigg, which has some of its most spectacular viewpoints. We will then return north through the beautiful landscapes of the Northumberland National Park and Scottish Borders, including stops at Jedburgh Abbey, the impressive Floors Castle and Gardens and the option of visiting Glenkinchie lowland distillery before our return to Edinburgh.

Your accommodations include a night in the historic market town of Brampton, your second night will be in the picturesque village of Wark in Northumberland. Both nights are at very comfortable and cosy traditional Inns with good restaurants, well located close to Hadrians Wall.

Final Price: £1,695 GBP (£848 per person based on 2 people sharing)

Price includes:

  • Archie or Mark as your driver and guide
  • Comfortable vehicle and luggage space
  • Pick up and drop of from your preferred location in Edinburgh
  • Fuel, insurance and parking
  • 2 nights luxurious accommodation
  • Breakfast every day

NB extras such as visitor attraction tickets, lunch and dinner are not included in the price (unless stated above), although Archie will advise you further on this on the tour or before if you wish. Accommodations subject to availability.

Highlights include:

  • Rosslyn Chapel
  • Scottish Borders town of Biggar
  • Northern England
  • Carlisle
  • Brampton, a lovely little market town close to Hadrians Wall
  • Lanercost Priory
  • Hadrians Wall including
  • Birdoswald Roman Fort
  • Roman Vindolanda Fort and Museum
  • Roman Army Museum
  • Steel Rigg, enjoy a short walk along the wall and some of its most spectacular viewpoints
  • Battlesteads Country Inn
  • Northumberland National Park
  • Picturesque Scottish Borders
  • Jedburgh Abbey
  • Melrose
  • Floors Castle and Gardens, home to the Duke of Roxburghe
  • Roxburghe Estates
  • River Tweed Valley
  • Glenkinchie whisky distillery (Lowland malt whisky – optional)
  • Return to Edinburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

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