1. United Kingdom
  2. Newcastle
  3. Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

Segedunum Roman Fort: Guided Tour

Product ID: 390211
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Hear the stories behind the fort and Hadrian's Wall, the former Northern frontier of the Empire, and gain an insight into Roman life.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the first fort of Hadrian's Wall
  • Learn about the transformation of the Roman Empire
  • Gain insights into how the Romans transformed Britain
Full description
Visit Segedunum, the first fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Learn about the old frontier of the Roman Empire, which extended for 80 roman miles, covers many landscapes, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

View and walk along a section of the wall and explore a museum that brings the Roman world to life. Step into the Roman world and learn about this culture that conquered much of the known world.

Discover how the fort was home to the mixed cavalry and infantry unit of troops from France, the fourth cohort of Lingones. Hear how they were responsibl for defending the river and policing the border.

Indulge your love of history and discover more about the Romans while being close to an urban area.
Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)

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Meeting point

Your guide will meet you outside the front of Segedunum Roman Fort.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Intoxication
Know before you go
• Tours can be customized for wheelchair users and those with vision impairment, please specify your needs at checkout.
• Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, all customers must maintain social distancing.

From US$ 32.60 per person