Join this small group tour (maximum 16 passengers) and travel to the amazing and mysterious 15th century Rosslyn Chapel, across the historic Scotland/England border and south to Hadrian’s Wall, a World Heritage Site celebrating the power – and northern limit – of the Roman Empire. Other highlights on this tour include the mighty Abbeys of Melrose and Jedburgh as you journey at a relaxed pace through the beautiful Borderlands.
• 10.5 hours
Travel through 2,000 years of history as you visit ancient Roman sites such as Hadrian’s Wall, Dere Street, Birdoswald Fort, Steel Rigg and historic villages along the border of Scotland and England. You'll drive through stunning scenery in Northumberland National Park, the Irthing Valley and the Southern Uplands and learn about the Anglo-Scottish wars of the 14th–16th centuries. Your professional guide will illuminate the fascinating history of Roman Britain and the Scottish Borders on this small-group (limited to 16 people) day tour from Edinburgh.
• 10.5 hours
This popular small group day tour (maximum 16 passengers) explores Holy Island, scene of the first Viking invasion of Britain, and Alnwick Castle (filming location for Harry Potter and Downton Abbey) before returning north to Edinburgh via the beautiful Borders. You will enjoy stunning views along the Northumberland coastline before arriving at Alnwick Castle for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours. On Holy Island you may want to include the beautiful short walk to Lindisfarne Castle and a visit to the picturesque Abbey.
• 9 hours
• 2 hour guided tour of Hadrian's Wall • Discover the purpose of Hadrian's Wall • Understand the men of Hadrian's Wall • View the beautiful landscape of Northumberland National Park • Booking is essential (longer tours including museum visits are available)Explore the hidden gems and iconic sites of beautiful Northumberland. Learn about the rise and fall of one of Rome’s most famous constructions at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall. Discover why Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England. See romantic moorland, sweeping coastlines and medieval villages. We bring the places we visit to life, by telling you the secrets tales and anecdotes that archaeologists usually keep to themselves. Our tours are perfect for visitors who want to get off the beaten track to explore the history and culture of rugged Northumberland.
• 2 hours
A full-day trip in Spanish from Edinburgh towards Rosslyn and Hadrian’s wall. Discover the myths and legends of the Rosslyn Chapel where The Da Vinci Code was filmed and cross the Scottish borders to enjoy the valleys of the Lowlands and the historic royal burgh of Jedburgh. Feed your curiosity learning how Romans built the famous Hadrian’s wall to define the northern limit of their Empire. • A full-day tour in Spanish to Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian’s Wall • Decipher the enigmas and the symbols hidden between the walls of the Rosslyn Chapel • Discover the Northumberland National Park and stroll along the portions of the Hadrian’s wall that still stand there • Explore the fascinating site of Roman Vindolanda with its remarkable museum
• 11 hours
The Romans came, they saw, but they couldn’t quite conquer. After centuries of raiding, plundering, and fighting the ancient north of Britannia, they decided to build a wall.But this isn’t just any wall, it’s an astounding achievement. It showcases the might of the ancient Roman Empire and illustrates how the Roman's interacted with tribal Britain.This excursion takes you to the most interesting parts and lets you learn about Rome’s influence on Britain, while also giving you a chance to explore the gentle rolling hills of the borders, and visit an ancient abbey.It’s perfect for anyone fascinated by the collision of cultures and quintessential British landscapes. No waiting for other passengers remember you call the shots this is Your Day, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Edinburgh along with complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience the Scottish Way.
• 11 hours