Hadrian’s Wall Edge of Empire Guided Coach Tour 2024

Tour Details

Hear about Carlisle Luguvalium, the Wall fort Uxcellodunum then, off to visit our fabulous Wall as you tour the north Cumbrian landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy wonderful scenery along the Wall route.

The tour includes a 1-hour guided walk along a Roman mile from Birdoswald Fort to Gilsland alongside Wall remains, hearing why and how the Wall was built, or stay with the coach and visit the Fort or enjoy a tea break before re-joining the group in Gilsland.

On to enjoy the Roman Army Museum audio visual presentations and finally, for a fantastic conclusion of our Hadrian’s Wall Guided Coach Tour experience, entry is included to the award winning Vindolanda Fort and Museums and where exciting archaeological excavations are currently taking place.


28 May 2024Tuesday11am
15 June 2024Saturday11am
9 July 2024Tuesday11am
27 July 2024Saturday11am
6 August 2024 – CancelledTuesday11am
7 September 2024Saturday11am


7 hour tour

Depart & Return

Meet your guide in the Foyer of Tullie House Museum.

Depart and Return Tullie House Museum. Drop-off at Carlisle Railway Station on request.

Pick up and drop off in Brampton on request


Adult £52
Child £30 (5-15 age)

Includes entry to Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda Fort & Museum.

MyCumbria Members claim a £5 discount including four guests (when booking at the TIC). Applies to Card Holder and 4 guests.

Please have your Membership card available.


Booking is essential.

You can book online via Web Ticket Manager.

Or, book through Carlisle Visitor Centre by calling 01228 598596

You can book in person or by telephone. You can pay with cash on the day at the coach but you must have pre-booked.

Other Information

  • Moderate fitness, sensible walking boots/shoes and warm, shower proof clothing are essential for the guided walk.   It includes walking down a short steep stretch and a climb of a good many steps.
  • Refreshments are available at the Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda Fort and Museum.
  • Picnic tables outside offer space to enjoy a packed lunch. This gives you more time to explore.
  • We regret we are not able to welcome dogs on the coach (ex. guide-dogs)

If by any chance you are travelling a long way to join the tour, London for instance, have my mobile No. handy to keep in touch in case of  hold ups.We depart at 11am to accommodate London trains and other arrivals.