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Hadrian's Wall & The Borders Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Driver

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Highlights

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.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Jedburgh Abbey, 4/5 Abbey Bridge End, Jedburgh TD8 6JQ Scotland

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

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum, Castlegate Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland, TD8 6QD, Jedburgh TD8 6BD Scotland

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

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Carter Bar, A68, Jedburgh Scotland

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Northumberland National Park, Hexham NE46 1BS England

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

Stop At: Steel Rigg, Henshaw, Hexham NE477AN England

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.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Inclusions
  • Private Excursion (1 to 6 Passengers)
  • Door to Door Service
  • Cruise Ship Pickup and Drop-Off
  • Services & Stories of a Scottish Chauffeur
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Bottled Water


Exclusions
  • Entrance Fee to Visitor Attractions
  • Gratuities (Passenger Discretion)
  • Entry/Admission - Jedburgh Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Carter Bar


Duration
10 to 11 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Aura Journeys in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.